Saturday 26 May 2018

Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band Returns 

The Gloucestershire Brass Band Association and Gloucestershire Music have announced that they have secured funding to help re-establish the Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band. The band is now taking nominations from tutors, local bands and affiliated music services to give advanced young brass and percussion players the chance to represent more

Saturday 26 May 2018

East Anglian Brass Band Association Solo & Quartet contest  

The East Anglian Brass Band Association Solo & Quartet contest held at Blackfriars Hall in Norwich showcased a wealth of brass talent. There was plenty of great playing on show in each of the classes with keen competition to claim the prizes on offer. Ellie Bould won the Under 18 more

Friday 25 May 2018

Royal outing for West of England Bandmen's Festival

Chairman Geraint Richards, accompanied by Officers of the The West of England Bandsmen’s Festival attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday May 22nd to mark the 70th Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall. The Prince is the Patron of the more

Thursday 24 May 2018

EBBA delegation gives Palanga the thumbs up 

On Saturday 19 May a delegation from EBBA visited Palanga to listen to Brass Band Willebroek in concert in the Palanga Concert Hall, the proposed venue to host the European Brass Band Championships in 2020. A statement from EBBA outlines, "The delegation presented positive feedback on the impact of more

Thursday 24 May 2018

National Archive transfers to BBE

Brass Bands England (BBE) announces that the National Brass Band Archive is to shut temporarily following a change of use to the Wigan premises that has for some years housed it, which in turn has triggered a clause in the Archive’s constitution, meaning that BBE is now the sole custodian more

Thursday 24 May 2018

BBE consults on Youth Championships 

Brass Bands new CEO, Kenneth Crookston, hit the ground running in his second week in post by announcing major changes to the structure of the National Youth Brass Band Championships that his organisation stages, amongst which will be: the reduction, over the next three years, of the maximum age of more

Wednesday 23 May 2018

British Open sold out

Tickets for the 166th British Open on 8 September in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, have now sold out. Anyone still wishing to purchase tickets is advised to check with the Box Office on a regular basis for any returns over the next 15 weeks. Any tickets that become available can be more

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