Wednesday 1 June 2022

2023 West of England Regional Championships return to Torquay

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED 1 JUNE 2022 BY WEST OF ENGLAND BRASS BAND ASSOCIATION 2023 West of England Regional Championships return to Torquay A return to Torquay is confirmed for the 2023 West of England Regional Championships by WEBBA. The Riviera International Centre and a nearby satellite site (Assembly Hall, Lymington Road, Torquay)...read more

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Duncan Beckley joins the Music Panel

Kapitol Promotions announces that the well-respected conductor and adjudicator Duncan Beckley has been invited to join their Music Panel, which chooses the set test-pieces for the Regional Championships & Finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. Duncan is a conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator, and is a leading...read more

Monday 23 May 2022

Championship Section Final 2022 - Ticket Announcement

CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION FINAL 2022TICKET ANNOUNCEMENT Kapitol Promotions Ltd can now release details regarding general audience tickets for the “Championship Section Final” of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2022. 20 of the finest brass bands in Great Britain will compete against one another at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall on Saturday...read more

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Sections 1-4 Finals 2022 Test Pieces Revealed

FINALS 2022 - SECTIONS 1-4 FINALS TEST PIECES ANNOUNCEMENT Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce the set test-pieces for the “Sections 1-4 Finals” of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held at Cheltenham Racecourse over the weekend of Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September. Please see below: Section 1 –...read more

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Hyperlink chosen as Championship Section Final test piece

FINALS 2022 TEST PIECE ANNOUNCEMENT CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION FINAL Kapitol Promotions Ltd is delighted to announce that the set test-piece for this year’s “Championship Section Final” of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2022, being held at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 15 October, is a new work from the...read more

Thursday 14 April 2022

Finals 2022 - Qualified Bands

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce the 87 bands who've qualified for the National Finals 2022! Each competing Secretary has been emailed an entry form today, and Band Profiles will appear on this website in due course. Please see full list of qualifiers below: CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION (20)AldbourneBlack DykeBon-Accord SilverCity of Cardiff (Melingriffith)CoryDesford...read more

Tuesday 15 March 2022

North of England Regional Championships 2022 - Entered Bands

The North of England Brass Band Championships to be held on the 19 and 20 March, look forward to a feast of competitive banding in Durham. The contest, being held in the Gala theatre, was the last event staged in the theatre in 2020, before we all were put into lock...read more

Tuesday 15 March 2022

Welsh Regional Championships 2022 - Entered Bands

The Welsh Regional Championships 2022 will be held over the weekend of Saturday 19/Sunday 20 March. The 2020 venue - Swansea University's Great Hall - could not guarantee its availability, so the contest returns to its spiritual "home" since 1957: the Brangwyn Hall. 35 bands will battle it out across the five...read more

Tuesday 22 February 2022

Yorkshire Regional Championships - Entered Bands

The Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Committee has released the full list of bands competing at the upcoming Yorkshire Regional Championships, being held at Huddersfield's Town Hall over the weekend of 5/6 March. Please see below: Championship Section Sunday 6th MarchTest Piece: Contest Music (Wilfred Heaton)Adjudicators: Christopher Wormald and Sheona WadeDraw: 1.15pmCommence: 3.00pm 1. Black...read more

Tuesday 1 February 2022

2022 West of England Regional Championships to go ahead

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED 1 FEBRUARY 2022 BY KAPITOL PROMOTIONS LTD. AND THE WEST OF ENGLAND BRASS BAND ASSOCIATION 2022 West of England Regional Championships to go ahead Following cancellation a week ago, an alternative venue to the Riviera International Centre, Torquay, currently being used as a Covid vaccination centre, has...read more

Thursday 27 January 2022

Facets of Glass - Queries Answered

Sandy Smith has responded to queries relating to the revised version of "Facets of Glass" (which is the set test-piece for Section 3 of the Regional Championships 2022) by creating a comprehensive document with detailed answers, which is available to view & download from this very website. Please go to Regionals >...read more

Friday 21 January 2022

Facets of Glass - Revised Timpani Part

A revised timpani part for the Regional Championships 2022 set test-piece "Facets of Glass" has been completed. Please go to the Just Music website to download: https://www.justmusicuk.com/publications/details/JM30990 For clarification: this new part must be used by competing bands in Section 3 of the Regional Championships 2022 - the original part supplied...read more

Friday 21 January 2022

North West Regional Championships 2022 - Encouraging Entries

North West Regional Secretary Richard Milton has released the full list of entries for the upcoming North West Regional Championships, to be held at Blackpool's Winter Gardens on Sunday 27th February. We are encouraged to see that 75 bands have entered, which is fantastic news as the banding movement begins to...read more

Friday 17 December 2021

Welsh Regional Championships 2022 - Change of Venue

The venue of the 2022 Welsh Regional Championships has been changed to the Brangwyn Hall (Swansea). Commenting on this announcement, Philip Morris (Welsh Regional Secretary) stated: "Unfortunately, The Great Hall at Swansea University could not guarantee the availability of the venue. However, the Brangwyn Hall - the home of the...read more

Friday 10 December 2021

Statement from Kapitol Promotions Ltd

Statement from Kapitol Promotions Ltd. - Presenter of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain It was brought to the attention of Kapitol Promotions that a sexist remark was made at one of the two 2021 National Finals events, causing upset and embarrassment to the recipient. Kapitol Promotions would like to make...read more


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