SBBA enjoys Epic night

Sunday 6 October 2019

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) were delighted to attend the Voluntary Arts Epic Awards, held in Edinburgh last Thursday.

Now in their ninth year, the awards are the premier awards for voluntary arts groups in United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, highlighting their achievements and aiming to inspire others to get involved in creative activities.

The awards evening at Edinburgh's Central Hall was hosted by presenter Janice Forsyth and organised by Voluntary Arts, an organisation promoting engagement in cultural activies. 

A total of eight awards were presented with a regional award for England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland in addition to the People's Choice Award, Peer Award For Excellence, Local Hero Award and Celebrating Diversity award.

SBBA were invited to the awards as a guest of Making Music, the UK's leading leisure time music organisation.

SBBA president Carrie Boax said: "We enjoyed a truly inspirational evening as invited guests of Making Music at the Epic Awards, it was an honour to be invited.

"Congratulations to all of the worthy winners and performers and many thanks to Alison Reeves and her team from Making Music for reminding us of the power of volunteering and music."

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