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David Read MBE

Sadly, the well respected and much admired David Read MBE passed away on Thursday 27th June at the age of 90. Although born in South Wales, David and his family settled in Askern South Yorkshire during his childhood. It was here that his passion for ... read more

National Competitors Confirmed

Kapitol Promotions has confirmed the official list of 96 bands that have accepted the invitation to compete at the 2024 National Finals. The Section 1-4 Finals will take place at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse over the weekend of the 14th & 15th September. 76 ... read more

Sparke Test at 2025 Youth Champs

Following a post-pandemic break from the customary test piece, the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, Youth Champs, has reinstated its Championship section test piece for the 2025 event. Youth Champs is organised by Brass Bands England (BBE) and is held annually at ... read more