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Brooke’s Barmy Army In Manchester March

Published on May 19th, 2018

This weekend, 70 brass banders will be marching with 16 year-old Brooke Taylor through the streets of Manchester as ‘Brooke’s Barmy Army’, hoping to raise £22,000 for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH). Last Year, Max... Read More


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NABBSS Sees Brass Band Stars Set For 2018 Line Up

Published on May 18th, 2018

The North American Brass Band Summer School announces a stellar 2018 line-up for it’s 5th anniversary course – but hurry, registration closes this weekend! The North American Brass Band Summer School (NABBSS) has announced a stellar... Read More


News

Brass Band Archive to Close With Immediate Effect

Published on May 18th, 2018

Brass Bands England (BBE) announces that, due to forthcoming changes in the use of the building that currently houses the collection, the Brass Band Archive is to close in its current format with immediate effect. The... Read More


News

Foden’s Duo Receive Royal Invite

Published on May 18th, 2018

On Tuesday 15th May John Barber and Mark Wilkinson from Foden’s Band were invited by Her Majesty the Queen to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. The invitation followed a nomination from Congleton MP Fiona... Read More


Contests

British Open Tickets Ready for Sale

Published on May 17th, 2018

Tickets will  go on sale for the 166th British Open which will take place on Saturday 8th  September at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, on Friday 18h May  where the test piece will be Bert Appermont’s ‘s 2017... Read More


Reviews

Review: Leyland and Lancashire Youth Brass Band

Published on May 16th, 2018

Sunday 13th March saw youth and experience combine, with a fantastic joint concert between Leyland Band and Lancashire Youth Brass Band held in Chorley Town Hall. Prior to this performance, members of Lancashire Youth Brass Band... Read More


News

Leigh Baker Parts Company With Hepworth Band

Published on May 16th, 2018

Leigh Baker has announced that he has parted company with the Hepworth Band after a productive relationship, lasting just short of two years. During Leigh’s time with the band, the period saw several highly regarded performances both... Read More


News

BrassFestUK 2018 Music Released

Published on May 16th, 2018

The winning composition to feature as this year’s BrassFestUK anthem, has now been released and published by Pennine Music. With the success of the inaugural BrassFestUK events held last year and along with it, the commissioned work to celebrate... Read More


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