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PUBLISHED: 10:21 06 March 2008 | UPDATED: 15:41 11 May 2010

THE All-England Masters Brass Band Festival at Cambridge Corn Exchange will be an international event this year. The festival, set to take place on May 25, will includes bands from Belgium, France, Holland, Switzerland, Scotlands, Wales, and Northern Irel

THE All-England Masters Brass Band Festival at Cambridge Corn Exchange will be an international event this year.

The festival, set to take place on May 25, will includes bands from Belgium, France, Holland, Switzerland, Scotlands, Wales, and Northern Ireland, as well as from England.

The championship will get under way at 10am, and will ­feature 20 of the top bands in the world.

Total prize money is £10,000, with the winners receiving a trophy and £4,000.

There will be a gala evening concert at 7.45pm, featuring two world class bands and a guest soloist.

Tickets for the festival are available from the Corn Exchange box office, 01223 357851, and from 01223 234090, or 01954 781238.

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