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Cory opt for youthful development

December 19, 2012
Cory look to the future with announcement of new Youth Band.

United we stand

You only sing when you're winning...

December 19, 2012
Sir Alex leads the singing as the Manchester United Supporters Band provide the festive entertainment at Old Trafford.

Tredegar in action

New additions and roles at Tredegar

December 19, 2012
New players and a new addition to the conducting team at Masters champion.

Student break for MD

December 19, 2012
Jeremy Meddows-Taylor ends his student association with Cardiff University Brass Band in fine style.

City of Coventry

Death of Pat Hussey

December 19, 2012
The death has been announced of former City of Coventry player Pat Hussey.

BBE logo

Enter but do not register says BBE

December 18, 2012
Brass Bands England urges English bands to enter Regional Championships but not to register with BBP in the process.

Chalford Band

Dedication and delight for Chalford

December 18, 2012
There were great memories and plenty of great playing on show from the combined Chalford forces in Stroud recently — including a fairytale finish.

English National

English National invitations sent to bands

December 18, 2012
The top 10 ranked English bands have been sent their invitations to compete at the English National Championships.

Brass Factor

Report & Results: 2012 Brass Factor

December 18, 2012
The recent Brass Factor contest in Holmfirth really showed just where the best of British really can be found.


Santa brings Scotland an extra million in his instrument sack

December 18, 2012
Scottish schools to get extra £1m for musical instruments.


2013 UniBrass draw revealed

December 18, 2012
The student bands taking part in the 2013 UniBrass contest now know if they have to get up before Countdown to take part in the great 2013 event.

James McLeod

McLeod takes over from Musson at Leyland

December 18, 2012
Young euph star James McLeod takes over from high flying Lewis Musson at Leyland.


Test Piece workshop reminder

December 18, 2012
The joint ABBA/NABBC Test Piece Workshop will take place on January 6th — so make sure you get along to Baliff Brdige.

Chris Helme

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

December 18, 2012
More fine festive music to get you into the Christmas spirit from Chris Helme


Midlands confirm BBP Registry for Area entry

December 17, 2012
The Midlands Regional Committee inform bands that they must be signed up with the Brass Band Players Registry to compete at 2013 Area contest.


London confirms BBP Registry requirement

December 16, 2012
Bands wishing to take part in the London & Southern Counties Regional Championship need to be signed by with the Brass Band Players Registry.


West of England Area confirms BBP Registry to apply

December 16, 2012
The bands wishing to take part in the West of England Regional Championships must be signed up with the Kapitol backed Brass Band Players Registry.

Winter Gardens

Bands urged to enter North West Area Championship

December 16, 2012
The North West Regional Committee urges bands to enter the Area contest in new approach to safeguard event.


Nonagon at the Octagon in 2013

December 15, 2012
There is a 9 sided battle to enjoy at the Octagon Theatre for the 36th Yeovil Entertainment Contest next February.

Fodens National trophy

Foden's media profile grows

December 15, 2012
Double champions set for another BBC1 appearance as they continue to build a national media profile.

Death of Simon Applegate

December 15, 2012
The death has been announced of Guernsey Concert Brass MD, Simon Applegate.

John Maines

Radio: World of Brass

December 15, 2012
More great festive music from John Maines.


Police to act on missing Registry items

December 14, 2012
Police confirm formal enquiries made over alleged missing items at British Brass Band Registry in Barnsley.

Band Supplies

Advert: Band Supplies

December 14, 2012
There is a brilliant pre-Christmas sale on at Band Supplies — and you can win a great new Kindle too in our prize draw!

Soloist Aaron Rivkin

Final slice of American Prize

December 14, 2012
American euphonium player will round off the year with a prize performance with double champions Foden's.


Anti-social behaviour to be investigated at London & SC Area Championships

March 27 • Accusations are to be investigated after venue staff at Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre report incidents of physical and verbal abuse.

Youth Champs

Report & Results: 2023 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain

March 25 • Youth Brass 2000 and Seindorf Ieuenctid Beaumaris claim the competitive honours on a day of inclusive music making in Stockport.


Malcolm no longer in the middle

March 24 • Malcolm Sexton takes a step back from the action at Harrogate aged 86.

wfel fAIREY

From Hargreaves to Wallace & Gromit for WFEL Fairey

March 24 • This weekend the WFEL Fairey Band will celebrate two very different anniversaries in Birmingham and Beaminster.

Regent Hall Concerts - Regent Hall Salvation Army Band

Tuesday 28 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Band of the Scots Guards Brass Ensemble

Friday 31 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London

Regent Hall Concerts - The Cory Band

Saturday 1 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band - Occasions Singers

Saturday 1 April • Loddon Hall, Twyford RG10 9JA

Boarshurst Silver Band - Dobcross Youth Band

Sunday 2 April • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW

Leicestershire Co-op Band

March 27 • SOLO HORN VACANCY. The Leicestershire Co-op Band are looking to recruit a Solo Horn player. We are a hard working, ambitious and sociable band, based in North West Leicestershire. We have a varied concert and contest schedule.

Concert Brass Poynton

March 27 • A change from contesting? Concert Brass Poynton seek a few additional players including a Bb Bass & additional Tenor Trombone and a Front Row Cornet. Not a learner band. Higher section players should enjoy our rehearsals.

Concert Brass Poynton

March 27 • Required: A change from contesting? Concert Brass Poynton seek a few, additional players, including a Bb Bass & additional Tenor and a Bass Trombone, Plus a Front Row Cornet. We are NOT a learner band. Higher section players should enjoy our rehearsals.

Martin Heartfield

Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist


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