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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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Frank Renton On Brass

Published on June 27th, 2020

A new way to hear the best of brass sounds, old and new, from all over the world. Frank Renton has launched a new subscription podcast channel with a great range of music, anecdotes, interviews and... Read More


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New Principal At Fairey Band

Published on June 25th, 2020

Tom Smith to take over as Principal Cornet of the Fairey Band The Fairey Band are delighted to announce the signing of Tom Smith as their new Principal Cornet player. This exciting, forward looking appointment demonstrates the... Read More


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National Youth At Home Is Here

Published on June 25th, 2020

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBB) & National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain (NCBB) unveil plans for their joint innovative Summer National Youth at Homecourses & concert The National Youth Brass Band of... Read More


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Holly Bennett Joins Whitburn On Baritone

Published on June 25th, 2020

Whitburn Band is delighted to announce Holly Bennett, the current Scottish youth brass champion, has joined on second baritone. The 18-year-old joins from Arbroath Instrumental Band and is a current member of the National Youth Brass... Read More


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