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Report & Results: 2020 Brass in the Wire and British Open Youth

January 27, 2020
Crofton Silver lead the way in Warrington as Longridge, BD1 Brass, Thornton Cleveleys, Goldborne and Youth Brass 2000 get an early season contest boost of confidence.


Report & Results: 2020 NCBBA Solos & Ensembles

January 22, 2020
Quality was the key to success at the Northern Counties Solos contest in Forfar recently.


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.


New leadership roles at National Youth Bands of Great Britain

August 13 • Dr Robert Childs steps down as Chairperson of the National Youth & National Childrens Brass Bands of Great Britain to welcome in new faces to lead the organisation into the future.


World of Brass to launch new streaming service

August 12 • World of Brass is to launch wobplay — a new subscription streaming service offering over 8,500 audio tracks and videos old and new for brass band lovers across the globe.

Tredegar Band

Tredegar euph star reaches Jeju final

August 12 • Yu-Han Yang, the solo euphonium of Welsh champion, Tredegar, has reached the final of the prestigious Jeju International Brass Competition in Korea.


Last chord looms for Durham composer competition

August 12 • You need to be pronto to get your entries on for the Durham & Open Composition Competition.

Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000

The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY

The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 28 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Sunday 29 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Newbridge Band

August 12 • Newbridge celynen brass band 4th sectiob are recruiting *Cornets * Flugel Horn *Horns * Baritone and Bb and Eb Bass . . We are planning to rebuild over the next 12 months with Concerts and 3 contests

Chadderton Band

August 11 • Chadderton 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 + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along to one of our rehearsals.

Amesbury Town Band

August 5 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!

Steve Pritchard-Jones

Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


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