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Report & Result: 2020 Welsh Open

February 16, 2020
Filton Concert whip up a bit of a musical storm to claim a hat-trick of victories in a wind-swept Porthcawl.


Report & Results: 2020 Scottish Youth, Solo & Ensemble Championship

February 14, 2020
There was a high standard of playing on show at the Scottish Youth, Solo & Ensemble Championship in Livingston on the weekend.


Report & Results: 2020 Wantage Band competition

February 12, 2020
67 players from all levels of the Wantage Band organisation took part in their annual in-house solo, duet, quartet and ensemble competition.


Report & Results: 2020 Norwegian National Championships

February 08, 2020
Stavanger reclaim the National title for first time since 2015 as Allan Withington leads his band to a clear cut success with National title success for Ila Brass, Orskog Brass, Bergen Brass Band, Moen Musikkforening and Fla Musikkorps.


Results: 2020 Unibrass Championships

February 08, 2020
It's first class winning honours for the Universities of Salford and Sheffield at the Unibrass Championships in Bangor, north Wales.


Report & Results: 2020 Durham County BBA

February 04, 2020
GT Group Peterlee, Kippax and Houghton Area Youth claim the early season honours in Durham.


Report & Results: 2020 North Wales BBA Solo & Ensemble

February 04, 2020
Over 130 entrants showcase their talents in Caernarfon — from scores of youngsters to some experienced older heads...


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.


4BR Shop: Denis Wick Euphonium SM3U-X Silver plated

February 18 • The Ultra mouthpiece from Steven Mead through the 4BR Shop is one of the most popular of the range.


Dutch link for Filton Area challenge

February 18 • Filton Concert will team up with Dutch conductor Erik van de Kolk for their West of England challenge in Torquay.

Cross Keys

Cross Keys look towards Area after flood damage

February 18 • Flood damage takes its toll on the Cross Keys Band, but help has come from the banding community to enable them to focus on their Area challenge.


National Youth Concert looks forward to 2020 course

February 17 • Jonathan Parkes will lead the National Youth Concert Band course — headlined by acclaimed trombonist Helen Vollam.

Foden's Band - Patrons Concert: Sandbach School

Tuesday 18 February • Sandbach School, Crewe Road, Sandbach CW11 3NS

Milton Keynes Brass - Charity Concert

Saturday 22 February • Broughton Fields Primary School, Milton Rd, Broughton, Milton Keynes, MK10 9LS. MK10 9LS

The Cobham Band - Brass Music from Around the World

Saturday 22 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall. Embercourt Road Thames Ditton. KT7 0LQ

Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 23 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HU

Contest: scaba Own Choice Test & March

Sunday 23 February • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ

Shipston Town Band

February 18 • We are looking for a Bb Bass and Eb Bass as we prepare for the Midlands Area Section 3 in March . After qualifying for the finals at Cheltenham last September we are looking to make an impression in Section 3 after our subsequent promotion,

Oxfordshire Youth Brass

February 17 • Oxfordshire Youth Brass is looking for horn, baritone, back row cornets and Bb bass players to complete our line-up for our summer tour to Edinburgh in late-August 2020. We will be working with Alan Fernie, playing concerts and visiting the Tattoo.

Chadderton Band

February 16 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing a various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. EUPH and percussion needed. Come along to one of our rehearsals most welcome.

Mark Wilkinson

Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor


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