News

New Chief Executive For Brass Bands England

Published on March 2nd, 2017

Brass Bands England has announced the appointment of a Chief Executive with immediate effect. Andrew Coe joins the executive team on an interim basis in order to provide a focus to the organisations operational functions. Andrew... Read More


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Hatfield’s Pageantry To Bridge The Generations

Published on March 2nd, 2017

Hatfield Band is pleased and hopeful, that when the band takes to the stage at Huddersfield this forthcoming weekend in the Championship Section of the Yorkshire Area of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain,... Read More


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BBP Registry Clear All Issues In Blackpool

Published on February 28th, 2017

A4B is happy to report that the possible registration issues surrounding Manx Concert Brass and their performance in the first section of the North West Regional Championships has been cleared. Speaking the A4B, Richard Skinner, the... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: ODBBA Winter Contest

Published on February 28th, 2017

The ODBBA Winter Contest gave bands the opportunity to showcase their Regional Championship Test Pieces and gain valuable feedback ahead of their respective ‘Area’ contests that are just around the corner. A special mention of thanks... Read More


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Brighouse & Rastrick To Display Their Pageantry

Published on February 28th, 2017

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band will be hosting an open rehearsal in the Brighouse Methodist Church on Wednesday for all those interested to hearing the band rehearse Herbert Howells’ fantastic piece, “Pageantry”, directed by Dr. David... Read More


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Shepway Brass In Mode For…Band

Published on February 27th, 2017

Saturday 25 February 2017 saw Simon & Tabby Kerwin working with the exciting Shepway Brass Academy in Folkestone, Kent. Leading the two bands in rehearsals, Simon focussed on the principals and basics of playing and performance... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: North West Regional Championships

Published on February 27th, 2017

Championship Section Test piece: Pageantry Venue: Winter Gardens (Opera House Theatre), Blackpool Adjudicators: David Lancaster & Roger Webster 1. Foden’s (Prof Nicholas Childs)* 2. Milnrow (Mark Bentham)* 3. Fairey (Garry Cutt)** 4. Co-operative Funeralcare North West... Read More


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