Welcome to the Durham County Brass Band Association website

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 The Durham County Brass Band Association website will feature all the news and information for the committee and associate bands in County Durham.  All brass bands are welcome to submit news items for publishing in the blog and add events to the listing.

  • Annual Solos, Duets & Quartets 2016

    What a fabulous day we have had at the Blackhall Community Centre today.

    60 performers in Solos and Duets PLUS 3 groups of 10 players in their own respective class.. From 8 years of age up to.... well we didn't ask but in the Veterans class we had 2 competitors..

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  • Brass @ Beamish

    The forthcoming 'Brass at Beamish' contest run by Durham County Brass Band Association has announced that the event will be adjudicated by Alan Morrison.

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  • Dates released for forthcoming contests

    - Sunday 9 October 2016 - Entry forms out soon! Solo, Duets, Quartets contest, Blackhall Community Centre

    - Sunday 5 February 2017 - Festival of Brass East Durham College, Peterlee

    - Sunday 18 June 2017 Brass@Beamish OPEN March and Hymn Tune contest, Beamish Open Air Museum

    - Sunday 2 July 2017 - Picnic in the Park Entertainment contest at Houghall College, Durham

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  • DCBBA Festival of Brass

    Durham County Brass Band Association Festival of Brass, East Durham College, Peterlee Sunday 5 February Section C -10.00am 5 bands with individual /section prizes for - best euphonium - best trombone - best cornet - bass section RESULTS Section B - 12.30pm 6 bands with individual / Section prizes for - best cornet - best percussion - best middle of band - highest 3rd Section band Section A - 2.45pm (approx) 1 band Youth section - 3.15pm (approx) 1 band RESULTS of Section B, A and Youth

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