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2020 National Finals Cancelled

Published on July 9th, 2020

A4B has received the following statement from Kapitol Promotions in relation to sections 1-4 of the National Brass Band Championships Of Great Britain... Read More


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DCBBA Picnic In The….. Not So Park….

Published on July 7th, 2020

On Sunday 5th July it should have been the DCBBA’s annual entertainment contest, Picnic in the Park. This is always a popular event held in the grounds of Houghall College on the outskirts of Durham City.... Read More


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Dewsbury Succumbs To The Storm

Published on July 5th, 2020

A4b has received the following statement… “It is with deep regret that I must inform you of our decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Contest in Dewsbury. We had hoped to ‘ride the storm’ and proceed... Read More


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Butlins Contest 2021

Published on June 30th, 2020

The organisers of the Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival have announced further details of the 2021 event, to be held at Butlin’s Skegness Resort on the weekend of 8-11 January.  Entries for all sections are now... Read More


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New Solo Horn at Fairey

Published on June 30th, 2020

Momentum continues at the Fairey Band as it welcomes Emma Conway as its new solo horn player. Emma hails from an exceptionally musical brass family and the band is delighted to be able to make this... Read More


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Virtual Pershore Midsummer Brass

Published on June 30th, 2020

A popular brass band festival that usually descends on the small market town of Pershore in Worcestershire each year, is to go online this year in the face of Corona virus restrictions. Saturday 4thJuly 2020 should... Read More


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Brass Band Contesting Survey Part 7:

Published on June 27th, 2020

Training and Rules, Youth and University Bands and Final Questions Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the final part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey. This part covers the Training and Rules, Youth and University Bands... Read More


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