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Latest news

Get your Exhibition Space at Cheltenham whilst you can!

There are only a couple of exhibition spaces left at the 2017 National Finals (Sections 1-4), held at The Centaur @ Cheltenham Racecourse over the weekend of16th-17th September. These exhibition spaces are a great way in which to promote your company, with thousands of brass... read more

Big Life Fix is casting for Series 2!

Studio Lambert are producing a second series of the hit BBC Two show “The Big Life Fix With Simon Reeve”, an exciting and innovative science series that sees a skilled team of scientists, engineers and designers create bespoke technology for individuals and groups to transform... read more

Book your exclusive Nationals hotel deal with rooms4groups!

rooms4groupswould like to offer our congratulations the all the Bands that have qualified for the National Finals in Cheltenham and London! rooms4groups has over 15 years’ experience of negotiating deals for group bookings in hotels around the UK, Europe and Worldwide. We understand that booking a... read more

Steve Sykes to perform at Cheltenham!

For the last few years, the National Championships has provided musical entertainment before the Results Ceremonies of Section 2 (Saturday) and Section 3 (Sunday) of the Sections 1-4 Finals at Cheltenham, with ensembles such as The Wallace Collection and Boobs & Brass wowing expectant audiences... read more

National Championships and Geneva Instruments to part ways

The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain has announced that Geneva Instruments will no longer be sponsoring the contest series. Philip Morris, Director of Kapitol Promotions stated: "Unfortunately, this year we were unable to come to a sponsorship agreement with Geneva Instruments regarding the Finals... read more

Sections 1-4 Finals | Trainee Adjudicators Announced

The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain realise the importance of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators' work in promoting and supporting the art of brass band adjudication, including nurturing the next generation of adjudicating talent. Therefore, the "Nationals" has once again agreed for... read more