The Belgian National Championships took place last weekend at the Cultural Centre Zwaneberg in Heist-op-den-Berg. The 43rd event saw the adjudication team, made up of Isabelle Ruf-Weber, Joop van Dijk and Steven Mead, award a well deserved first place to Brassband Willebroek. Performing under the direction of MD Frans Violet Willebroek...read more
Following last month’s announcement of the theme and date for The Brass Band Conference 2024, BBE has shared that London’s China Exchange will host the event on Saturday 19 October. Located in Central London’s Chinatown, the China Exchange is housed in the iconic BT Telephone Exchange and describes itself as a...read more
The Brass Bands Northern Ireland Festival of Brass took place recently at the Maldron Hotel in Templepatrick, Co Antrim, where adjudicator Chris King and a supportive audience enjoyed the excellent entertainment programmes provided by the bands. Congratulations are deserved by all the competitors; however it was Laganvale (Metal Technology) that claimed...read more
Online applications are now invited for next year’s National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS) summer course at Strathallan School in Perthshire. The Reserves / Senior residential course will take place from Sunday 4 to Sunday 11 August 2024 and the Children’s from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 August.
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