Black Dyke Band won the Saddleworth & Oldham Whit Friday for the first time since 2015.. Led by Director of Music, Prof Nicholas Childs and playing 'Knight Templar' the band were declared winners at Denshaw, Dobcross, Greenfield and Lydgate. Meanwhile in Tameside Foden's secured the Whit Friday honours for the 19th...read more
The Wingates Band has announced the appointment of Andrea Price as their new Musical Director. Andrea graduated with a Masters from Salford, also winning the Mortimer Prize during her time at the university. She has also performed at the very highest banding level, including ten years as principal percussionist and...read more
This year’s Borders Entertainment Contest will take place in Hawick on Saturday 5 November.
The Scottish Borders Brass Band Association is inviting bands from Sections 2, 3 and 4 to register their interest in entering the competition by contacting contest secretary Christine Calvert at firstname.lastname@example.org
The contest will be capped at...read more
Congratulations to Provinciale Brassband Groningen on winning the recent Dutch Open title, which took place on the band’s home turf. after a keenly fought Low-Countries battle in the heart of their home city.
Groningen, under MD Richard Visser, impressed the audience and adjudicators alike with its impressive 30 minute...read more
The BBCA will be running its fifth members’ networking event on Friday 24th June at 7pm with the focus on ‘Collaboration’. Whether it's commissioning a new work with your community, working with a dance troupe or a concert with a school choir, collaborations can enliven your event, be fun to do...read more