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UPDATE ON SPRING FESTIVAL AND BRITISH OPEN 2021

Published on February 2nd, 2021

We hope that all our friends in banding are keeping safe in these challenging times. We have continued to monitor the situation in relation to the 2021 Spring Festival and also engaged with Winter Gardens management... Read More


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BBE Reveals Big Plans for Cultural Recovery

Published on January 26th, 2021

Brass Bands England (BBE) has expanded its team in order to support more players, bands and communities with practical advice and creative resources for banding. The BBE team are thrilled to welcome two new recruits, who... Read More


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BLACK DYKE BAND VIRTUAL BRASS DAY

Published on January 26th, 2021

Join Prof. Nicholas Childs and Black Dyke soloists on 27th March, 2021 for a Virtual Brass Day. Black Dyke looks forward to welcoming brass players from the UK and Worldwide.  The brass day ensures a high-octane adventure... Read More


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SBBA AGM and Learning Festival

Published on January 26th, 2021

SBBA’s AGM and Learning Festival will take place on Sunday 31 January. However, because of the current Coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings, it will be a Zoom event. Starting at 10am (with entry from 9.45am), the... Read More


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Youth solo festival takes on a virtual format for 2021

Published on January 26th, 2021

The Scottish youth solo and ensemble festival will be taking on a different format for 2021 because of the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Preliminary qualifying rounds and the final itself are being staged as... Read More


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Search Begins To Replace Stalwart At Rockingham

Published on January 26th, 2021

Raymond Layte – The Giant of the engine room… For as long as most can remember, the principal BBb Bass position at Rockingham has been expertly handled by the legendary Raymond Layte. Like a well-oiled machine... Read More


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Brass Bands England Reveals New Appointments

Published on January 18th, 2021

Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced the successful candidates in its recent search for five Youth Development Brass Specialists, working as part of the organisation’s new Brass Foundations education project. Sheila Allen, Paul Fisher, Paul McLaughlin,... Read More


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