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Wales offers route to 2020 EBBC solution as it defers expression of hosting interest

October 22, 2017
Wales has informed EBBA and Palanga of its decision not to further explore its expression of interest in hosting the 2020 Europeans by offering to support a conciliatory route of joint compromise.

Band Supplies

Spooktacular offers from Band Supplies

October 20, 2017
There are plenty of truly frightening deals to be had for a treat this Halloween from Band Supplies...


Thoresby duo enjoy Gallery Love Story of their own

October 19, 2017
There was one result that nobody could better at the Royal Albert Hall on the weekend — as Howard Snell's 'Love Story' came to life...

Bad Ass

Bad Ass attitude is great news for charity causes

October 17, 2017
The great Bad Ass Brass has been making sure their Whit Friday prize winning successes have been well spent...


Black Dyke sign new cornet duo

October 17, 2017
Black Dyke welcomes Jon Hammond and Adam Finch to their cornet section.

Albert Hall

Free ticket upgrade for Albert Hall!

October 13, 2017
4BR and Yamaha are giving away 4 free Second Tier box tickets to the first person to visit the Yamaha Trade Stand at the Royal Albert Hall clutching a National Finals programme!


His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts set to celebrate 35th anniversary

October 13, 2017
The pioneering brass ensemble will celebrate its birthday with a touch of renaissance music making in the heart of London later this month.

Martin Winter

Winter is here as King of the North returns to Manger

October 13, 2017
Martin Winter returns to residency in Manger as Norwegian band announces major changes in personnel.

Frank Renton

Radio: Listen to the Band

October 13, 2017
More music and chat from Frank Renton on a visit pat and present to the centenary celebrating Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

Brass Band Podcast

Brass Band Podcast: Episodes 46 & 47

October 13, 2017
The views on the banding world from the two Scottish sages... from Palanga to how to run a brass band properly

Valaisia celebrating their British Open success

World Rankings — October update

October 12, 2017
Valaisia and Whitburn reach new heights in the latest rankings release following their stunning efforts in Birmingham last month.

Glenn Van Looy

Van Looy to premiere autobiographical concerto with a twist

October 11, 2017
A brand new concerto from the pen of Swiss composer Ludovic Neurohr will see euphonium star Glenn Van Looy take an innovative time line musical journey.


Foden's solo contest draws made

October 11, 2017
The draws have been made for one of the most significant solo and quartet contests in the country — with time for a few more quartets to take part.

Western Reserve

Heritage celebration for Brass Band of Western Reserve

October 11, 2017
The Brass Band of the Western Reserve has just celebrated its 20th anniversary — helped by a brand new work from the pen of Philip Sparke.

Martyn Brabbins

Brass Band World: October Edition now out

October 10, 2017
The latest edition of the world's leading monthly brass band publication is out now.

Pennine Music

Remembrance releases from Pennine Music

October 10, 2017
Pennine Music has a number of perfect musical choices that can enhance any Remembrance concert or occasion.


Emotions run high as Palanga consults lawyers over Euro Championship move

October 8, 2017
The Mayor of the Municipality of Palanga Town has stated that international lawyers have been consulted over EBBA's decision not to hold the European Championships in Lithuania in 2019.


Besson becomes principal sponsor of Bolsover International Summer School

October 7, 2017
The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has announced a major sponsorship link with Besson Musical Instruments.


Draw made for Siddis Brass

October 7, 2017
The draws have been made for the premiere Norwegian Entertainment Championships in Stavanger next month.


Towcester set to repel the Viking hordes — again...

October 7, 2017
Towcester Studio Band will be getting ready later today to repel the Danish vikings with the help of a brand new composition from Jonathan Bates

Black Dyke Band - Skipton

Thursday 26 October • High St, Gargrave, Skipton BD23 1AH

The Hepworth Band - Frank Renton & Isobel Daws

Friday 27 October • Yeadon Town Hall

The Cobham Band -

Saturday 28 October • Menuhin Hall Stoke d'Abernon KT11 3QQ KT11 3QQ

Foden's Band - Brighouse & Rastrick - Massed Bands

Saturday 28 October • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Massed Bands concert with Foden's Band

Saturday 28 October • Huddersfield Town Hall. Corporation Street. Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

October 23 • FRONT ROW CORNET. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.

York RI Golden Rail Band

October 23 • Principal cornet player, for York RI Golden Rail Band, a non-contesting 4th section equivalent band, which enjoys a good reputation and entertains at many local events.. Rehearsals are on Tuesday & Thursday evenings, in our bandroom in the centre of York

Filton Concert Brass Community Band (F2)

October 22 • Filton Concert Brass F2 (non-contesting) is looking for new players. All instruments considered, particularly cornets, euphonium and bass. Fun, but a good standard. We play at local events. Rehearsals once a week Wednesday evening, in Kingswood, Bristol

Nigel Seaman

Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator