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Delegates Meetings 2015

These are the basic decision-making body of the Association consisting of a delegate from each member band. Please make an effort to ensure that your band is represented.

The next meeting will take place at
Emley Band Room, 9 Beaumont Street, Emley, HD8 9RN at 2.p.m.

(Please note change of venue!)

5th September


17th October




The Yorkshire & Humberside Brass Band Association is an organisation devoted to the promotion of Brass Bands and Brass Band Music throughout Yorkshire and the Humberside Region of England.


It is a Member of the British Federation of Brass Bands, the National Federation of Music Societies (Making Music) and of Welcome Yorkshire

For the Association's Constitution
click here

2015-6 Subscriptions


Subscriptions are payable by 30th June 2015.  Please download a Subscription form here.

YHBBA subscriptions are unchanged since 2004 and represent remarkable value, so do please continue to give support to your local Association!

Annual Open Brass Band Contest



Yorkshire & Humberside Brass Band Association have pleasure in announcing an Annual Open Brass Band Contest (Own Choice Test Piece)


The contest will take place at Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS on Sunday, 1st November 2015.



Rules and entry forms can be downloaded here



Would any band interested in entering the contest please note the closing date is Saturday, 12th September. There are still places available in all sections. This contest was organised at the request of bands so please support us in our efforts to keep the association alive and busy. Please get in touch with Peggy Tomlinson if you have any queries.

Colin Wormald  R.I.P.
The Yorkshire and Humberside Brass Band Association are sad to report the death of Colin Wormald on Wednesday, 11th March.
Colin will be well known to many bands as he organised the Hardraw Scar contest for many years, was Vice President of the Association and Secretary of Wetherby Silver Band. A good friend and supporter to all who knew him - he will be greatly missed.
All his friends and colleagues are invited to attend a Service of Celebration of Colin's Life at St. Mary's Church, High Street, Boston Spa on Monday, 23rd March at 3.00 pm
Rest in peace thou good and faithful servant to banding.