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Report & Result: 2020 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: Championship Section

January 12, 2020
Flowers set the benchmark for their major title aspirations with a commanding victory in Skegness under Paul Holland.


Report & Results: 2020 Butlins Youth & Unregistered Championships

January 12, 2020
British Open success for two outstanding ensembles as Youth Brass 2000 and Shirland Welfare Training take the honours at Skegness.


Report & Results: 2020 British Open Solo & Quartet Championships

January 12, 2020
There were some brilliant winners of the solo and quartet prizes on offer — both young and slightly older...


Report & Result: 2020 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: First Section

January 11, 2020
10th anniversary success for Eccles Borough as Mareika Gray inspires impressive symphonic success at Skegness.


Report & Result: 2020 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: Second Section

January 11, 2020
Warm congratulations go to City of Coventry as they plant the winner's pennant in their bandroom after a 12 year wait for success.


Report & Result: 2020 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: Third Section

January 11, 2020
Tewit Silver continues to match Liverpool FC stride for stride as they notch up their seventh title success in a row under MD Martin Hall.


Report & Result: 2020 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: Fourth Section

January 11, 2020
Dodworth Colliery MW enjoy their early season trip to the seaside as they claim the honours and the £2,000 first prize under MD Eliot J Darwin.


Report & Results: 2019 Belgian National Championships

December 02, 2019
Brass Band Willebroek claims a 22nd National title success to head to Palanga, as Brassband Gent, Mercator Brass Band, United Brass and A.M. Brass taste success in Heist-op-den-Berg.

Unison Kinneil

Report & Result: Band Supplies Scottish Challenge

December 01, 2019
Unison Kinneil end a year of tribulations and triumphs with victory in Perth

BTM Band

Report & Results: 2019 SEWBBA Autumn Festival

November 28, 2019
The final leg of the annual Welsh League series saw the contest and Championship titles decided on a fine day of brass band entertainment contesting.


Results: 2019 Italian National Championship

November 27, 2019
Brass Band Wipptal are crowned the new Italian National Champion


Report & Results: 2019 Leicestershire BBA Open

November 27, 2019
Ratby Co-operative defend the top section title at Loughborough with section wins for Sandhurst Silver, South Yorkshire Police, Towcester Studio and Melton.


Report & Results: 2019 Scottish Youth Band Championship

November 27, 2019
It wasn't just the sound of adults performing to the top of their form at Perth on the weekend as the hall was packed with the fantastic playing talents of the future generations of Scottish banding.


Report & Results: 2019 Swiss National Championships

November 23, 2019
Valaisia make it five wins in a row in Montreux with titles success for Ensemble de Cuivres Euphonia, BML Talents, Constellation Brass Band B, Musik Frohsinn Oberburg and Entlebucher Jugend Brass Band

Perth Concert Hall

Report & Result: 2019 Scottish Open

November 23, 2019
Whitburn make it six wins in a row at the Scottish Open in Perth under Prof Nicholas Childs.


Report & Results: 2019 Gloucestershire BBA March & Test Piece

November 21, 2019
Forest of Dean lead the prize winners at the Gloucestershire Brass Band Association contest.


Report & Results: 2019 Swedish National Championships

November 20, 2019
Gota Brass Band claim a hat-trick of Swedish National titles to book their place in Palanga in 2020.


Report & Results: 2019 North Wales Rally

November 20, 2019
Northop Silver lead the prize winners at the North Wales Rally as the Beaumaris Band showcases its talents through the sections.

Brass in Concert

Report & Result: 2019 Brass in Concert Championships

November 17, 2019
Cory are the Kings of the entertainment jungle as they claim the Brass in Concert title at Sage Gateshead

Youth Brass in Concert

Report & Result: 2019 Youth Brass in Concert Championships

November 16, 2019
Wardle Academy and Lee Rigg retains the Brass in Concert title with a flawless entertainment performance...


Report & Results: 2019 Danish National Championship

November 13, 2019
Concord Brass Band make it four wins in a row as they Psyche out rivals to claim Danish National title.

Fountain City

Report & Result: 2019 US Open Championship

November 12, 2019
Fountain City make it a US National & Open double as they claim the entertainment honours in Kansas City under the direction of Joseph Parisi.


Report & Results: 2019 Holme Valley Solo & Ensemble

November 11, 2019
There was plenty of great music making on show at Hade Edge's bandroom on the weekend.


Report & Result: 2019 Austrian National Championship

November 07, 2019
Brass Band Oberosterreich claim their place in the starting line-up in Palanga after retaining the Austrian National title in Innsbruck.


Report & Result: 2019 SWBBA Annual Championship

November 06, 2019
Camborne claims a hat-trick in Torquay as Sidmouth, Porthleven, Bideford, Bodmin Youth and Soundhouse Brass Training take well erned honours.


International links lead to Swansea

January 20 • The International Brass Band Summer School continues to attract delegates from all around the musical world


Snapshot Besses history gains Radio 3 spotlight

January 20 • Radio 3 does a little bit of time travelling to give listeners a snapshot of the rich history of Besses o' th' Barn Band


RNCM opens doors for new junior talent

January 20 • The Royal Northern College of Music is to hold a Junior RNCM Open Day next month — aimed at the next generation of talented young performers...


Still time for entries at ODBBA Contest

January 20 • There is still just enough time to get entries in for the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Winter Contest.

Camborne Youth Band - New Year Concert

Sunday 19 January • Penventon Park Hotel, West End, Redruth TR15 3AD

The Hepworth Band - A New Year's Viennese Matinee Concert

Sunday 19 January • Christ Church. Sude Hill. New Mill. Holmfirth. West Yorkshire HD9 7BL

Foden's Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Friday 24 January • RNCM, 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester. M13 9RD

Markham and district band - Charity Concert for Hospice of the Valleys

Friday 24 January • The Met Theatre, Mitre Street, Abertillery. NP131AL

Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 25 January • 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9 RD

Chadderton Band

January 19 • Chadderton Brass Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. Conductor required. Come along to one of our rehearsals.

Matlock Band

January 19 • Matlock Band urgently requires Solo Baritone player for Midlands regional contest on 8th March 2020. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings 8.00-9.45pm.

Pillowell Silver Band

January 18 • We have an opening for a Flugel player at Pillowell Silver Band in the Forest Of Dean Gloucestershire. Other players assured of a warm welcome at this friendly 3rd section band.

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.


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