Monday 19 March 2018

Regional Championships 2018 - A Retrospective

The 2018 Regional Championships, held the length & breadth of Great Britain over the last few weeks and overseen by Kapitol Promotions, has finally reached its conclusion. An incredible number of 498 bands competed across eight Regions and five Sections, with the ultimate aim of qualifying for the National Finals in...read more

Monday 19 March 2018

Welsh Regional Championships 2018 - Full Results

The Welsh Regional Championships were held at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea over the weekend of Saturday 17th/Sunday 18th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Monday 19 March 2018

London & Southern Counties Regional Championships 2018 - Full Results

The London & Southern Counties Regional Championships were held at the Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre over the weekend of Saturday 17th/Sunday 18th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Monday 19 March 2018

North of England Regional Championships - Full Results

The North of England Regional Championships were held at the Gala Theatre, Durham over the weekend of Saturday 17th/Sunday 18th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Monday 12 March 2018

Scottish Championships 2018 - Full Results

The Scottish Championships were held at the Perth Concert Hall over the weekend of Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Monday 12 March 2018

West of England Regional Championships 2018 - Full Results

The West of England Regional Championships were held at the Torquay Riviera International Conference Centre over the weekend of Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Monday 12 March 2018

Midlands Regional Championships 2018 - Full Results

The Midlands Regional Championships were held in Bedworth over the weekend of Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Thursday 8 March 2018

"First" Pictures from Dave Imms Photography

Dramatic photographs taken by the acclaimed photographer Dave Imms at the Championship Section Final of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2017 have been released on his website. Dave Imms states: "Last October I was tasked with responding to a brief from Grey London as part of an exhibition showcasing...read more

Monday 5 March 2018

Yorkshire Regionals 2018 - Results

The Yorkshire Regional Championships were held at Huddersfield Town Hall over the weekend of Saturday 3rd/Sunday 4th March. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Monday 5 March 2018

North West Regionals 2018 - RESULTS

The North West Regional Championships (the first of this year's Regional Championships) took place at Blackpool's Winter Gardens on Sunday 26th February. Please click below to view the full results, and the bands which have qualified for the National Finals in September/October: FULL RESULTS...read more

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Yorkshire Regionals Information

Press release from Peggy Tomlinson (Yorkshire Regional Secretary): Would patrons and supporters of the Yorkshire Brass Band Championships to be held at Huddersfield Town Hall on Saturday/Sunday, 3rd/4th March 2018 please note that tickets for the Championships will go on sale at 10.00am on Monday, 15th January from the Box Office...read more

Thursday 26 October 2017

Royal Albert Hall Results

Please click HERE to view the full results from the Championship Section Final, held at London's Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 14th October....read more

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Announcement of RAH Fanfare Team

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce that the Band of the Prince of Wales Division will once again provide a Fanfare Team for the Championship Section Final. The Fanfare Team, by kind permission of the Corps of Army Music, will perform a heraldic fanfare as the 2017 Champion Band of Great Britain...read more

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Tubular Brass to appear at the Royal Albert Hall

The outstandingly innovative and popular Tubular Brass ensemble, comprising top players from across the instrument disciplines, will give the end-of-contest Gala Concert before the Awards Ceremony at next weekend's Championship Section Final. Attendees of the Finals can experience Tubular Brass as part of their all-day ticket. Philip Morris, Contest Organiser &...read more

Tuesday 3 October 2017

Kapitol Music Panel is Harrison's Dream

Samantha Harrison, formerly of the successful Elland Silver Band, has been appointed as a fifth member of the Music Panel that selects the test-piece for the British National Finals and Regional Championships. Announcing the appointment, Philip Morris said: "Samantha is an experienced cornet player and conductor who has worked with bands at...read more

Tuesday 26 September 2017

Cheltenham 2017: Retrospective

A grand total of 74 brass bands (the best of the best after having qualified from the eight regions earlier in the year) made the trip to Cheltenham to compete at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain on the weekend of the 16th & 17th September 2017. Proceedings began the...read more

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Cheltenham Results

Please click the following link to read the full results from last weekend's Sections 1-4 Finals, held at Cheltenham Racecourse. Cheltenham Results...read more

Thursday 31 August 2017

Gallery Errata UPDATED 19/09/17

Howard Snell, the composer of the set test-piece "Gallery" for the Championship Section Final of the National Brass Band Championships, has emailed Kapitol Promotions with the second errata of the work. Please see below: Movement 2 Bar 50 - 2nd & 3rd Cornets slurs missing (as Repiano) Movement 4 N/A - MOVEMENT NOT TO BE...read more

Thursday 24 August 2017

Sax for Fun at Cheltenham!

The Sections 1-4 Finals will be providing live music in the "social hub" of the Racecourse complex for the first time! The saxophone group "Sax for Fun" will be performing on both the Saturday & Sunday afternoons in the Winged Ox Bar (between 3pm-6pm both days), so make sure to head...read more

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Social Media Co-ordinator Required!

Are you coming to the Championship Section Final this year? Do you pride yourself in being "tech-savvy"? If so, read on... We require a Social Media Co-ordinator on contest day at the Royal Albert Hall this year. The role will consist of regular and varied social media updates, showcasing the Championship Section...read more


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