Welcome to the home of the most prestigious brass band competition in the world: The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. Please navigate your way around this website using the taskbar at the top of this page, where you can discover a wealth of useful information regarding the Championships - including information about this year's series of Regional & National contests, Latest News, the Kapitol Promotions Music Panel, Archives, and much more!

Latest news

Cory in Gala Concert at RAH Final

Triple Champion, Cory Band, will deliver the end-of-contest concert, before the Awards Ceremony, at the Championship Section British National Final on 8 October, in London’s Royal Albert Hall. As part of the day ticket, the band will perform an entertaining programme, which will include: Malambo (alberto... read more

View from the Box @ Cheltenham

The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain Sections 1-4 Finals will take place at Cheltenham Racecourse later this month (17 and 18 September), where more than 70 bands will descend on The Centaur to compete for ‘National’ glory.At 9.30am on Saturday (17 September) Section... read more

The Wallace Collection to appear at Cheltenham

The Kapitol Promotions organising team are delighted to announce that the world-renowned period instrument ensemble, The Wallace Collection, will be appearing at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain (Sections 1-4) over the weekend of 17th-18th September. The ensemble will not only be performing... read more

Exhibitors @ Sections 1-4

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce the list of exhibitors for the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2016 (Sections 1-4), who will be situated in the exhibition areas over the whole weekend. Please come along and say hello to them all! MAIN FOYER Band Supplies Boobs... read more


The official website of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain has recently been through an overhaul, which has not only enhanced the site's resources but also reflects the Nationals' growing social media presence. Users will now be able to access much more in-depth information... read more

High Brass Sounds in aid of Cheltenham trip!

Brass Sounds Inverclyde, Scottish 4th Section Champions, climbed Ben Nevis on July 9th to raise funds to get to the National Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham this September. Since "The Ben" has just been reclassified at 1345m high, this was the highest ever concert played... read more