2019 NCBF National Festival Information

RNCM NCBF National Festival 2019

To Book

RNCM Box Office: 0161 907 5555

Via the RNCM website or in person at the Box Office


Day Ticket: £5.00

Concession: £4.00

Family (2 adults & up to 3 children): £16.00 (only available at the RNCM Box Office in person)

ncbf 2019 Nationals Festival | Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th April 2019

Great value for a full weekend of live Wind Band and Big Band performances.

NCBF 2019 Nationals | Saturday 13th April 2019

Royal Northern College Music 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

Concert Hall

Wind Bands

0905 Altrincham Grammar School for Boys Concert Band (SWB)

0940 Stafford Grammar School Concert Band (SWB)

1015 Hill House School Concert Band (SWB)

1050 Warwick School: The Super Tonics (JWB)

1120 Presentation of Awards

1155 Burton Borough School Concert Band (SWB)

1230 Warwick Foundation Wind Orchestra (SWB)

1305 North Ayrshire Junior Concert Band (JWB)

1335 Haberdashers Abraham Darby Academy Showband (SWB)

1415 Presentation of Awards

1450 Warwick Foundation Camerata (SWB)

1520 Garnock Community Campus Concert Band (SWB)

1555 University of Nottingham Wind Orchestra (OWB)

1630 Chiltern Music Academy Concert Band (YWB)

1705 Presentation of Awards

1740 Rochdale Community Wind Band (CWB)

1815 Cardiff University Symphonic Winds (OWB)

1850 Durham University Concert Band (OWB)

1925 Manchester University Wind Band (OWB)

2000 Presentation of Awards


Big Bands

0950 Nottingham High School Big Band (SBB)

1030 S.Peters Collegiate School Big Band (SBB)

1110 Altrincham Grammar School for Boys Swing Band (SBB)

1150 Stafford Grammar School Big Band (SBB)

1230 Warwick School Little Big Band (JBB)

1310 Presentation of Awards

1350 Warwick School Jazz Lab (SBB)

1430 Hill House School Jazz Orchestra (SBB)

1510 Burton Borough School Big Band (SBB)

1550 Warwick School Big Band (SBB)

1630 Presentation of Awards

1650 The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School Big Band(SBB)

1725 Haberdashers Abraham Darby Junior Jazz Band (JBB)

1830 Robert Smyth Academy Jazz Band (SBB)

1910 Haberdashers Abraham Darby Academy Senior Jazz Band(SBB)

1955 Presentation of Awards

NCBF 2019 Nationals  | Sunday 14th April 2019

Royal Northern College Music 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

Concert Hall

Wind Bands

0820 Oldham Music Service Youth Wind Band (YWB)

0855 Derbyshire City & County Youth Wind Band (YWB)

0930 North Cheshire Wind Orchestra (OWB)

1005 City of Derby Youth Band (YWB)

1040 Presentation of Awards

1115 East Riding Senior Wind Band (YWB)

1150 co-operative Youth Wind Band (YWB)

1225 Wirral Symphonic Wind Band (CWB)

1300 co-operative Junior Wind Band (JWB)

1330 Presentation of Awards

1405 South Ayrshire Junior Concert Band (JWB)

1435 Brookfield Music Centre Principal Wind Band (YWB)

1510 South Ayrshire Senior Concert Band (YWB)

1545 Abingdon Concert Band (CWB)

1620 Northampton School for Boys Symphonic Winds (SWB)

1655 Presentation of Awards

1715 Gloucestershire Youth Wind Band (YWB)

1750 Newark and Sherwood Wind Band (CWB)

1825 North Ayrshire Schools Senior Wind Band (YWB)

1900 Nottingham Trent University Concert Band (CWB)

1935 Northamptonshire County Youth Concert Band (YWB)

2010 Presentation of Awards


Big Bands

1030 Wrekin College Jazz Band (SBB)

1120 Warwick University Big Band (OBB)

1215 Brookfield Music Centre Jazz Band (YBB)

1300 East Riding Youth Jazz Orchestra (YBB)

1350 Presentation of Awards

1440 Northampton School for Boys Big Band (SBB)

1530 City of London School Jazz Orchestra (SBB)

1620 South Ayrshire Big Band (YBB)

1710 Northamptonshire County Youth Big Band (YBB)

1800 Presentation of Awards