Wednesday 19 September 2018

RAF Squadronaires to appear at RAH Gala Concert

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce that the RAF Squadronaires, or the "Squads" for short, will perform a Gala Concert before the Results Ceremony of the Championship Section Final at London's Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 6th October. The RAF Squadronaires is regarded as one of the UK’s finest big bands,...read more

Tuesday 11 September 2018

#regionals2019 Test Piece Guessing Game returns!

The #regionals2019 Test Piece Guessing Game is back by popular demand! We’ll be publishing hints for all five sections in the next few days - so keep your eyes peeled. The test pieces will be announced as usual in the contest programme at this weekend's Sections 1-4 Finals at The Centuar...read more

Monday 10 September 2018

Thomas Nielsen to appear at Cheltenham

Audiences at next weekend’s Sections 1-4 Finals can enjoy recitals by one of the finest soloists to have emerged from the British brass band scene – trumpet and cornet soloist, and this year’s BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award title holder - Thomas Nielsen. Thomas started playing the cornet in 2009 under...read more

Thursday 16 August 2018

Episodes for Brass - Errata

The official errata for "Episodes for Brass" (Gareth Churcher) has been released by the publisher, Kirklees Music. Please click HERE for more information. #nationalfinals2018...read more

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Extra Adjudicators for Sections 1-4 Finals

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce that all sections at this year’s Finals will have 3 adjudicators (as has been the case at the Championship Section Final for a number of years). Commenting on this announcement, Philip Morris said: “This exciting development will give adjudicators that are registered with the Association of...read more

Thursday 14 June 2018

Welsh Regional Championships 2019 - New Venue

Philip Morris, Welsh Regional Secretary has announced that the 2019 Welsh Regional Championships will be held at the William Aston Hall (Glyndwr University, Wrexham) over the weekend of 16th-17th March. For more information regarding the Championships, please contact Philip on kapitol@btconnect.com or 07786 371603. Wrexham Glyndŵr University, Wrexham Campus, Mold Road, Wrexham. LL11 2AW 0844 888...read more

Monday 11 June 2018

National Finals 2018 - Adjudicator Announcement

The list of eight adjudicators tasked with deciding this year's National Champions of Great Britain has been released. Commenting on this year's list of adjudicators, a spokesperson from Kapitol Promotions stated: "Qualifying for the National Finals is the highlight of a band's contesting season, so we realise the importance of picking the...read more

Friday 25 May 2018

Cory Band Composition Prize 2018

The winner of Cory Band's Composition Prize 2018, in collaboration with The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) and sponsored by Kapitol Promotions Ltd., will be decided tomorrow night during a special concert in Cardiff. Now a well-established event in the band’s calendar, entries were sought by composers of any...read more

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


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