Solos, Duets & Quartets 2018

7th October 2018

Solos, Duets and Quartets competition starts at 10.30am on Sunday 7th October at Blackhall Community Centre, Hesleden Road, Hartlepool TS27 4LQ.

Please come along and support over 50 performances over the 9 classes on the day; from young bandsmen/women and also the young at heart! Lunches are available to purchase at the community centre and these are at a reasonable price...

Helpers are needed on the day. If you can help, please let Mavis Lloyd know by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thank you

Annual General Meeting

22nd September 2018

The Association's AGM will be held at County Hall, Durham on Saturday 22nd September 2018, starting at 10.30am.

Results for Picnic in the Park 2018

1st July 2018

Durham County Brass 🎺Band Association Picnic in the Park Entertainment Contest Adjudicator Dave Roberts

Section A results :-
1) Easington Colliery Band (Jonathan Fenwick)
2) Houghton Brass (Lee Morris)
3) Westoe (Jason Smith)
4) NASUWT Concert (Andrew Hall)
5) Bearpark and Esh Colliery (Phillip Tait)
6) Durham Miners Association (Stuart Gray)
7) Valley Brass (Dave Chadwick)
8 Felling (Jason Smith)
Best March - Easington Colliery
Best Soloist - Josh Jones 🎺 Valley Brass
Best 2nd Section Band - NASUWT Concert

Youth Section Results :-
1) Houghton Area Youth Band (Brian Adams)
2) Hetton Lyons Primary School (Glenis Smith)
Best Soloist - Ella Renwick - HAYB 👏👏
Best March - HAYB

Brass@Beamish 2018


We enjoyed brilliant brass performances in The Pit Village today for the Brass at Beamish event. The results are below: Class B 1) Trimdon Brass 2) Spennymoor Town 3) Lanchester Best hymn tune - Spennymoor Town Best march - Trimdon Brass Class A 1) Easington Colliery 2) Westoe Brass Band 3) Ferryhill Town Best hymn tune - Easington Colliery Best march - Easington Colliery Youth Section 1) Houghton Area Youth Band Well done to everyone who took part.