News

Hallas Has Final Chord At Emley

Published on February 18th, 2020

Emley Brass Band are sad to announce that our MD Garry Hallas will be leaving the band after this year’s areas. After 17 years at Emley, Garry has decided to focus all his energy and talents... Read More


News

BBE Granted Welsh Child Performance Licensing BOPA

Published on February 18th, 2020

Brass Bands England (BBE) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Body of Persons Approval (BOPA) by the Welsh Government, allowing the BBE BOPA system to also cover member bands’ performances within Wales,... Read More


News

Elland Silver Band’s Annual Slow Melody Contest

Published on February 18th, 2020

2020 marks the 31st anniversary of Elland Silver Band’s annual slow melody contest. Over the years the contest has had the pleasure of welcoming some 1600 musicians. Many young players have gone on to become some of countries... Read More


News

Brighouse And Rastrick Appoint New Solo Baritone

Published on February 18th, 2020

The Brighouse and Rastrick band are delighted to announce the appointment of Amy Ewen as their new solo Baritone player. Amy is currently a final year student at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Following her graduation in... Read More


News

BBE Announces Doubling Of Membership

Published on February 18th, 2020

Brass Bands England (BBE) is delighted to announce that it has doubled the number of organisations in membership since its latest round of Arts Council England (ACE) funding began in April 2018. Having previously represented a... Read More


News

BBE Announces New Treasurer

Published on February 18th, 2020

Brass Bands England (BBE) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Marie Bedford as a member of the Board of Trustees and its new Treasurer. Marie has worked in finance since she left school and... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: LBBA Contest 2019

Published on November 25th, 2019

The official results from the LBBA Open Competition, held at Loughborough Endowed Schools, Leicestershire on Sunday 24th November 2019 are as follows: Championship Section Adjudicator  Mark Wilkinson 1. Ratby Co-operative (Mareika Gray) 2. Derwent Brass (Jack... Read More


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