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In Honour & Remembrance…

Published on May 6th, 2020

In a time where we are all social distancing, missing our families, friends, loved ones and our brass bands, another band has done what a lot of bands are doing at the moment…. social distancing performances.... Read More


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BandSafe Returns!

Published on May 5th, 2020

Brass Bands England takes safeguarding training course online Brass Bands England (BBE) is to take its groundbreaking safeguarding training online for the coming months during the Covid-19 isolation and social distancing period. BBE BandSafe Training, developed... Read More


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Brass in Concert cancels 2020 Festival

Published on May 5th, 2020

 It is with regret that the organisers of the Brass in Concert Festival announce the cancellation of the 2020 event, due to have been held at Sage Gateshead on the weekend of 14-15 November. Ongoing uncertainty... Read More


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Brass Band Contesting Survey Part 3: Structure

Published on May 3rd, 2020

Brass Bands England (BBE) has launched the next part of the Brass Band Contesting Survey currently in progress. The survey is designed to find out your views on the current state of brass band contests and... Read More


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Death Of Tom Holmes Announced

Published on May 3rd, 2020

Oughtibridge Band are sad to announce the death of their much loved supporter and long time member of the band, Tom Holmes. A spokesperson for the band told A4B: ‘Tom Holmes will be sorely missed by... Read More


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AoBBA – New Trainee Adjudicator – Matthew Whitfield

Published on April 30th, 2020

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) would like to welcome Matthew Whitfield to the Trainee Adjudicator scheme. Matthew is a trained teacher, is an experienced brass band musician, and currently conducts Rivington and Adlington Band... Read More


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Butlin’s ‘Early-Bird’ Entry Deadline Extended

Published on April 30th, 2020

The organisers of the Butlin’s Open Brass Band Festival have announced an extension to the ‘early-bird’ discount on entry fees for the 2021 event, which will take place at Butlin’s Resort in Skegness from 8-11 January. Bands... Read More


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Johnson Joins Rothwell

Published on April 30th, 2020

We are delighted to announce the signing of Neil Johnson on Solo Euphonium Neil will replace Dan Morgan who is relocating to Bristol to start a new life with his girlfriend. Dan has spent 5 wonderful... Read More


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