Category Archive: News

  1. 2024 Music Announcement

    The WEBF music committee have chosen the Philip Wilby arranged ‘Paganini Variations’ as the test piece for the Championship Section at the… Read more

  2. 2023 Music announced

    The Bugle 2023 test pieces have been selected and are as follows.  Championship Section The Essence of Time (Peter Graham) Prelude on… Read more

  3. Love Divine Publisher

    For those First Section bands trying to source Love Divine (Philip Wilby) it is available from Music for Brass Ltd (01924 261154)

  4. 2022 Music chosen

    The following music has been chosen for our 2022 contest which takes place at Molinnis Park on Saturday 18th June. Championship Section Test… Read more

  5. WEBF 2021 Cancelled

    Statement. “It is with great regret and a heavy heart that the Bugle Contest committee have taken the difficult decision to cancel… Read more

  6. 2020 Music chosen

    The following music has been chosen for our 2020 contest which takes place at Molinnis Park on Saturday 20th June. Championship Section… Read more

  7. 2019 Music Announced

    Our Music Committee have chosen the following to be played at our 2019 contest on Saturday 15th June. Adjudicator Glyn Williams. Championship… Read more

  8. Entries total 18 for 2018 Contest

    Entries for our 2018 contest have been finalised and are as follows Championship Section Spijkerpakkenband (Holland)St AustellSt DennisSW CommsVerwood Concert Brass First… Read more

  9. New Deportment Judge Announced

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Lush-Camps as our new Deportment Judge. Jonathan succeeds Gareth Roberts who has held the position for the last 36 years…. Read more

  10. New Chairman for WEBF

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Geraint Richards as our new Chairman. He succeeds Leonard Adams, who has stood down… Read more

  11. 2017 Preview

    The Red, White & Blue Flag of The Netherlands will fly alongside the Black & White Cornish Flag of St Piran to… Read more

  12. By Royal Appointment

    Throughout the years brass bands have played the National Anthem countless times, but few have had the privilege of performing it directly… Read more

  13. WEBF receives grant

    WEBF receives grant from local Parish Council. We are currently seeking funding to help with the purchase of a new set of… Read more

  14. 2016 Music Announced

    Our music committee have chosen the following music for our 2016 contest. Championship Section Variations on a Ninth – G Vinter (Publisher… Read more

  15. 2015 Report

    Camborne Town won our 91st annual contest on Saturday. Under the baton of John Berryman they produced a fine rendition of the… Read more

  16. 2014 Music Announced

    A choice that is always eagerly anticipated are the Test Pieces for the West of England Bandsman’s Festival each year and those… Read more

  17. 2013 Report

    The sun eventually shone at the 89th annual West of England Bandsmen’s Festival held at Molinnis Park, Bugle on Saturday. Heavy ran… Read more

  18. 2013 Contest Schedule

    We have had a few enquiries regarding the running order for our 89th contest on Saturday. Whilst it is difficult to pin… Read more

  19. Centenary Souvenir Books

    Centenary Souvenir books still available! The Centenary book that was produced to celebrate 100 years oif our contest are still available to… Read more

  20. Here we go!

    So the big day has finally arrived as we celebrate our Centenary Contest. We all know that the weather forecast is not… Read more

  21. Tallis Variations

    Champion Section Test Piece ‘Tallis Variations’ (Phillip Sparke) Tallis Variations was written for the 2000 European Brass Band Championships. The hymn tune… Read more

  22. A Cornish Festival

    Todays blog takes a look at the First Section Test Piece ‘A Cornish Festival’ by the late great Goff Richards. A CORNISH… Read more

  23. First Section Entries

    First Section Sponsored by Minear Engineering Ltd Test Piece – A Cornish Festival (Goff Richards)March – Arnhem (A.E.Kelly) Entries Bugle Silver (Jeremy… Read more

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