SWBBA provides the following resources for use by its members and the wider banding community.
The SWBBA is the custodian of an extensive Library of Scores (over 150). Any band entering an Own-Choice Contest and requiring an extra Score of the test-piece should check the Library before purchasing.
There is an administration fee of £5 per score borrowed (cheques payable to SWBBA) and applications to Frances Calver - 01208851235, .
The Trust was set-up on 22nd May 1983 in Memory of Arthur F Bedwell, late Chairman of the South West Brass Band Association. The aim of the Trust is to assist any conductor or member of a band belonging to the Association by granting, on application, a financial contribution to enable attendance at approved courses of musical instruction, or be receiving some special tuition.
Applications must be in writing, supported by the individual's band, and addressed to the Secretary of the Trust, Brian Elliott [19 Grosvenor Court, Western Road, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 9GH].
The Trustees are Raymond Kingdon (Chairman), Keith Gibbs (Treasurer) & John Croker, Gill Rogers (Elected Trustees).