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BBE Delight In Brookes Army National Youth Collection

Published on May 2nd, 2017

Brass Bands England are delighted to announce that an audience collection at the National Youth Brass Band Championship has raised £273.46 for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH). Volunteers from Brass Bands England manned the doors... Read More


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Paul Argyle Returns to Rothwell

Published on May 2nd, 2017

Following the recent announcement of Jon Hammond as the new Principal Cornet at Rothwell Temperance Band and the return of bass trombonist Glyn Thompson, the band has now released the news that one of its longest... Read More


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Enderby Reveal New Euphonium Signings

Published on May 1st, 2017

Enderby Band is pleased to announce a new look euphonium line. Susanna Blamire joined the band just before the Regionals contest in March and she has recently been joined by Bob Stradling. Having spent most of... Read More


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New MD Appointed At Moulton 77

Published on May 1st, 2017

Moulton 77 Brass Band is pleased to announce their new MD, Colin Jones. Colin’s playing career started on baritone in the bottom of the 4th Section with rapid progression through the sections and he played in... Read More


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Buxton Festival Details Announced

Published on May 1st, 2017

Everything is ready for the off at the 53rd Annual Buxton Brass Band Festival being held at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton on Sunday, 7th May. Commencing at 10am, Steve Pritchard-Jones and Mark Wilkinson have the task... Read More


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Sheffield Bands Ready For A Russian Twist

Published on May 1st, 2017

In the latest in a stream of collaborations and performance opportunities facilitated by Brass Bands England, musicians representing at least 10 local bands are expected to share centre stage this Saturday (May 6th) in Sheffield. The... Read More


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Revised Line Up For Spring Festival Announced

Published on April 26th, 2017

The organisers of the 97th British Open Spring Festival have confirmed the full line up of bands that will compete at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Saturday 13th May. Following the withdrawal of Vernon Building Society Poynton... Read More


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New Principal Appointment at Rothwell

Published on April 25th, 2017

The Rothwell Temperance Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Jon Hammond as its new principal cornet. Former Principal Cornet and Drum Major of the King’s Division Band and long-time soprano cornet player at Rothwell,... Read More


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