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BBE looks for National Youth volunteers

If you want to support the next generation of young brass banding talent, then why not volunteer to do your bit at the National Youth Championships?

  BBE is looking for volunteer help to assist them at the National Youth Championships

Brass Bands England is looking for volunteers to help support the organization with the hosting of the 2019 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.

Warwick School

The event at Warwick School on Saturday 30th March will see 30 bands and ensembles take part, with over 1000 young musicians enjoying the opportunity to test themselves against rivals from across the UK.

With excellent facilities at Warwick School's Bridge House Theatre and the Warwick Hall, it promises to be a memorable occasion.

BBE staff and trustees will be on hand to make sure everything is running according plan, but another 30 volunteers are needed to chaperone the young players and their support teams through the various elements of the contest process on the day.

Support needed

BBE Chief Executive Kenny Crookston told 4BR: "This is a real highlight in the annual brass banding calendar, and we are determined to make it an outstanding event.

It does however require substantial support behind the scenes, so we would like anyone who wants to get involved to contact us about coming to Warwick on Saturday 30th March.

We will reimburse travel costs, make sure they are looked after with plenty of refreshments and take the opportunity to find out more about their involvement in the brass band movement and how we can help them in their work."

The draw for the event was made at the recent Butlins Mineworkers Championship:

It does however require substantial support behind the scenes, so we would like anyone who wants to get involved to contact us about coming to Warwick on Saturday 30th MarchBBE, CEO, Kenny Crookston

Get in touch

Anyone interested should contact BBE's Partnership & Relationship Development Manager Alex Parker on

Please note that volunteers must comply with BBE's Child Protection Policy, which my require a DBS check.

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