Monday 14 May 2018

Gloucester Cathedral Concert - Saturday 19th May

Kapitol Promotions Ltd, the organisers of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, are delighted to announce a fabulous musical concert that will be taking place on Saturday 19th May 2018 in Gloucester. As the first of their new "Cathedral Series" of concerts, and surrounded by the wonderful architecture...read more

Monday 16 April 2018

RAH Final Tickets Onsale NOW!

Tickets are now on general sale for the Championship Section Final of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2018. Buy your tickets without delay to ensure that you'll be at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 6th October, where Great Britain's top bands battle it out to be crowned...read more

Wednesday 11 April 2018

RAH 2018 Tickets Onsale Tomorrow!

General sale of tickets for the hotly-anticipated "Championship Section Final" of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2018 go onsale tomorrow! Make sure you book now to avoid disappointment. Tickets are only available directly from the Royal Albert Hall Box Office: 0207 589 8212 https://tickets.royalalberthall.com/production/60375...read more

Friday 6 April 2018

National Finals 2018 - Test Piece Announcement

Kapitol Promotions Ltd is delighted to announce the five set test-pieces for the September and October Finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2018: Championship Section Handel in the Band (Kenneth Downie), published by Faber Music Royal Albert Hall, Saturday 6th October Commissioned by Brass Band Treize Etoiles for their performance...read more

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


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