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NCBF Regional and National Festivals

The Autumn Regionals are filling up fast.

Please enter as soon as you can to guarantee a place
(first come first served)


Spaces are available as below (18.30hrs - 7th Oct)

Region Wind Band Big Band
Edinburgh 4
Oldham FULL 3
Nottingham F U L L
Cheltenham F U L L
London F U L L

We have regionals in

Edinburgh (6th Nov)
Oldham - North (20th Nov)
Nottingham - Midlands (27th Nov)
Cheltenham - West (27th Nov)
London (4th Dec)

Repertoire Lists 2016 / 2017 are now available

The National Festival will take place in Warwick
on April 8th and 9th April 2017


To support and encourage new British composers there is a requirement for all Wind Bands to programme at least "one" programme item by a British composer from the repertoire list. The online version is searchable to show British Composers and new publications for 2016 / 2017.

New to ncbf?

Find out more about who we are, what we do and how you can get involved by taking a look at this special NCBF introductory video.

ps Keep an eye out because you may even spot someone that you know!

Festival Information

Festival information and contact details are available now

Repertoire List

View and download the current repertoire lists for all classes

Festival entry form

Entry forms can be submitted online here.
The entry fee for the 2016 Regionals and 2017 National is £160 per band.


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