The collection includes historical documents, photos, competition records and committee records of the Victorian Bands' League dating from the early 1930's to the present day. The records are important as they detail the early workings of the League and the various brass bands, concert bands and musicians that have been affiliated with the League over the years. This history also shows a unique view of the early cultural life of Victoria where bands were a source of community pride, ceremony and entertainment.

Our collection

VBL Library & Archive (2018)

This collection comprises of historical material related to the Victorian Bands' League and affiliated brass and concert bands. The collection contains photographs, competition records, documents, records and musical recordings.

Themes: Building community life, Shaping cultural and creative life