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

Monday 4 October 2021

Championship Section Final 2021 - Full Results

Saturday 2 OctoberTest Piece: Heroes (Bruce Broughton)Adjudicators: Dr Robert Childs, Dr Stephen Cobb, Rob Wiffin OBE 1. Foden's (Russell Gray)*2. Cory (Philip Harper)*3. Tredegar (Ian Porthouse)*4. Black Dyke (Prof Nicholas J. Childs)*5. Ratby Co-operative (Mareika Gray)6. Brighouse & Rastrick (Arsene Duc)7. Camborne (Kevin Mackenzie)8. WFEL Fairey (Adam Cooke)9. Flowers (Paul Holland)10. NASUWT...read more

Monday 4 October 2021

Championship Section Final 2021 - Retrospective

What an incredible and emotional day we all had last Saturday at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. The Championship Section Final 2021 was a fabulous occasion, and showcased the best aspects of brass banding in a truly world-class venue - one that Kapitol Promotions Ltd is honoured to organise an event...read more

Wednesday 29 September 2021

HM Royal Marines Fanfare Team to herald 2021 Champion

The Champion Band of Great Britain is announced during the Results Ceremony of the Championship Section Final, and is signified by a military fanfare. This year, we are delighted to announce that The Bands of HM Royal Marines Fanfare Team will be performing "Royal Flourish" by F. V. Dunn to herald...read more

Monday 27 September 2021

Championship Section Final 2021 - Exhibitors

We are happy to announce that World of Brass (UK distributors of Bruce Broughton's set test-piece "Heroes") and #JustMusic will be in attendance at the upcoming Championship Section Final on Saturday, with exhibition stands in the Door 6 Foyer of the Royal Albert Hall. Please come and say hello to them...read more

Friday 24 September 2021

Championship Section Final 2021 - Social Media Co-ordinator Announced

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce that our Social Media Co-ordinator at the Championship Section Final will be Kirsty Jones. She will be covering all aspects of the event, and will give people a look “behind-the-scenes” at arguably the most prestigious live music venue in the world: London’s Royal Albert Hall. Kirsty...read more

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Sections 1-4 Finals: Retrospective

After two days, 61 bands, nearly 600 minutes of music from 2000 performers, our time here has come to an end. What a brilliant weekend it has been here at the Sections 1-4 Finals at the Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse - it’s great to be back doing what we love! We would...read more

Friday 10 September 2021

Sections 1-4 Finals | Band Profiles are now Live!

There are 62 bands competing at next weekend's Sections 1-4 Finals 2021 at The Centaur (Cheltenham Racecourse), each one proud to be representing their region & each with its own interesting story. We have published a Band Profile for each competing band: please navigate to "Finals > Qualifiers" on this website,...read more

Thursday 19 August 2021

Sections 1-4 Finals Social Media Co-ordinator

Kapitol Promotions would like to announce that Elisabeth Rogers will be their Social Media Co-ordinator at the upcoming Sections 1-4 Finals 2021 at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse (Cheltenham Racecourse). Following her late grandfather (Eifion Rogers)’s gift of a cornet at a young age, Elisabeth’s passion and talent for music was clear. Now...read more

Thursday 5 August 2021

Kapitol Promotions releases Finals 2021 COVID-19 Guidance

Kapitol Promotions has recently emailed COVID-19 guidance to all competing bands at the Sections 1-4 Finals 2021. This guidance will enable Kapitol Promotions to present the event, whilst reducing the risk of spreading Covid-19. The UK Government’s two rounds of the Events Research Programme (ERP) has given live music events optimism that...read more

Friday 25 June 2021

Kapitol Promotions appoints Health & Wellbeing Officer

Kapitol Promotions Ltd. has appointed Tony Griffiths (North of England Regional Secretary) as their "Health and Wellbeing Officer" for the Finals 2021 events. Tony has a background in professional health care as a qualified Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and will be available in the coming months, as well as during both Finals...read more

Friday 25 June 2021

Finals 2021 - Adjudicators Announced

Kapitol Promotions Ltd., has announced the adjudicators for the 2021 Finals as: Championship Section: Dr. Robert Childs, Dr. Stephen Cobb and Rob Wiffin OBESection 1: Alan Morrison, Steve Sykes and Sheona WadeSection 2: Nicholas Garman, Steve Pritchard-Jones and David HirstSection 3: Alan Bourne, Mark Wilkinson and Glyn WilliamsSection 4: Martin Heartfield, John...read more

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Championship Section Final 2021 Tickets Go Onsale

Kapitol Promotions has announced that tickets for the Championship Section Final of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2021 will be on sale at 09:00 on 17 June. The Championship Section Final is scheduled to take place on 2 October, and will be held once again at London’s iconic Royal...read more

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Sections 1-4 Finals Section Order Confirmation

Now that the closing date for entries to the Sections 1-4 Finals 2021 has passed, Kapitol Promotions is now in a position to officially publish the contest section order. Please see below: SATURDAY 18 SEPTEMBERSections 3 & 1 in order> Section 3: draw 08:15, contest commences 09:30> Section 1: draw 13:30, to...read more

Friday 14 May 2021

Finals 2021 - List of Competing Bands

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to release the full lists of competing bands at this year's Finals 2021 events. On this website, please navigate your way to Finals > Qualifiers then select which section you wish to view. The Sections 1-4 Finals will be held at The Centaur (Cheltenham Racecourse) over the weekend...read more

Tuesday 4 May 2021

North of England Regional Championships staying positive!

To celebrate a hopeful positive return to banding in the coming weeks the NOEBBC has created their very own media channel on YouTube! Included are the links to preview a look back at the 2020 NOEBBC Regional Championships, with official audio recordings by the wining bands in each section. Each year, along...read more

Monday 12 April 2021

HRH Prince Philip's Death

The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain is saddened to learn of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen (whose patronage we are deeply honoured to accept each year) and The Royal Family at this time....read more

Tuesday 6 April 2021

Finals 2021 Entries

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce that the Finals 2021 entries have now been emailed to all invited bands. The Sections 1-4 Finals, being held over the weekend of Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September at Cheltenham Racecourse, will bring 70 bands from across the UK together in a wonderful celebration of...read more


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