About 169th British Open Brass Band Championships

The 169th British Open Brass Band Championships presents the top British brass bands and European Champions Valaisia competing for the coveted Open title.

This year’s test piece is an exciting and imaginative new work by acclaimed French composer Thierry Deleruyelle ‘Sand and Stars’ making its UK debut.

The British Open, supported by Besson, is the oldest music contest in the world , with its tradition and high standards of performance attracting strong interest both in the UK and internationally.

Booking Info

£38.50, £35.50, £33, £30.50, £28.50, £25.50, £23.50

Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers, as per Access Scheme

In view of the demand, ticket purchase will be capped at 2 per person, in the interests of fairness to both presale and general sale bookers

Ticket commission

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Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons

If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 289 6343.

A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@bmusic.co.uk or call us on 0121 289 6343.

Getting here

  • Symphony Hall
    Broad Street
    B1 2EA
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