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Anne Challinor

Black Dyke welcomes back a familiar talent

May 16, 2018
Anne Challinor makes a welcome return to the percussion section of the Yorkshire champion.

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BBC reports on Black Dyke's inspirational lead to youngsters

May 8, 2018
Pupils in a local school are being inspired by Black Dyke as music education funding comes under ever increasing pressure.

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Middle Band spotlight at Black Dyke Festival

April 29, 2018
Those players who enjoy something in the middle should make sure they sign up for the Black Dyke 'Middle Band Spotlight'.


Black Dyke prepare for Anarchy in Lincoln

April 28, 2018
The Yorkshire champion will perform a brace of world premieres in Lincoln Cathedral this evening — one based fearlessness and the other on all out anarchy

Andy Wareham

Wareham takes Tortuous route to Black Dyke

April 26, 2018
Andrew Wareham, the composer behind the award winning 'Tarot! Tortuous Tarot!' is to take on the role of 'Young Composer in Residence' with Black Dyke.

Logan Hartley

Logan's run to Black Dyke

April 21, 2018
The Yorkshire champion adds a new signing to their percussion ranks as Logan Hartley heads to Queensbury.

Richard Marshall

Marshall to lead cornet spotlight

April 17, 2018
Black Dyke's principal cornet Richard Marshall will be hosting his popular Cornet Spotlight once again — and you can be part of it.

William Himes

Himes boost for Black Dyke Cathedral appearance

March 31, 2018
Black Dyke's forthcoming appearance at Lincoln Cathedral will be boosted by the flying visit of composer William Himes.


Dyke spotlights majesty and freedom in Lincoln

March 26, 2018
Two world premieres alongside works by Wagner, Verdi, Walton and Eric Ball will form the majestic music making at Lincoln Cathedral when the Yorkshire champion visits in April.

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Black Dyke Festival opportunities

March 15, 2018
If you want to be part of a great day of inspirational teaching and playing with the newly crowned hat-trick winning Yorkshire champions, then make sure you are quick...

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Black Dyke to premiere Intrepid Himes work

March 14, 2018
The hat-trick Yorkshire Area champion will give the world premiere of a new composition by the renowned American composer William Himes at their forthcoming Lincoln Cathedral Concert.

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Worldwide tributes but local trips for Black Dyke

March 9, 2018
Congratulations have come in from all over the banding world for Black Dyke's recent Regional hat-trick triumph, but it will be more local fans that will enjoy them in concert action this month.

Black Dyke uniform

History shows that Black Dyke bottled it...

February 21, 2018
A fantastic replica uniform from the earliest days of the Black Dyke Band has come up with a colourful surprise thanks to Centre Stage Uniforms and some historical research...

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Black Dyke open up on Odyssey

February 20, 2018
Defending champion Black Dyke will hold their open rehearsal on 'Odyssey' ahead of their title defence in Huddersfield.

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Black Dyke to give world premiere at Lincoln

February 7, 2018
A new work by Paul Lovatt-Cooper reflecting on one of the most important battles of English history will be given a world premiere by Black Dyke Band in the heart of Lincoln.


Great response to Black Dyke workshop

February 2, 2018
There has already been a great response to the Black Dyke workshop day run by Market Rasen band at Lincoln Minster School in April — so be quick to sign up not to miss out.

Philip Wilby

Black Dyke seeks Young Composer to be mentored by Prof Philip Wilby in 2018

January 24, 2018
Black Dyke is offering the opportunity for a young composer to work alongside Prof Philip Wilby for a year to produce a major work for the Yorkshire band.

Donald HNSON

Black Dyke mourn loss of former President

January 20, 2018
Black Dyke has announced the death of Donald Hanson, the man who helped secure the future of the band following the demise of the John Foster & Son textile business.

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Black Dyke to premiere new works in medieval splendour

January 20, 2018
A successful 'Grants for the Arts Programme' award will see Market Rasen Band host Black Dyke and two world premieres at one of the great medieval cathedrals in England.

Adrian Hirst

Black Dyke delight at Hirst Christmas present

December 17, 2017
The return of bass trombonist Adrian Hirst has given Black Dyke the best banding Christmas present anyone could have hoped for.

Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Tuesday 22 May • 66, Rockingham Road,. Kettering,. NN16 8JU

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 25 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Town Hall - Massed Male Voice Choirs

Saturday 26 May • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Foden's Band - Edwin Firth Commemoration Event - Sandbach

Friday 1 June • Sandbach School, Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS

Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Friday 1 June • Amboise 37400

Enderby Band

May 21 • Enderby Band - National Finalists - Midlands 1st section. Are looking to appoint a new Musical Director. We're a hard-working sociable band and are looking for a dynamic & inspiring MD to continue the band's development towards the National Finals & beyond

Knottingley Silver Band

May 21 • Solo or 2nd trombone, a front or back row cornet and a Bb bass (positions negotiable) are needed at Knottingley Silver to complete the lineup. We have a decent calendar without being too heavy going. We also have a great social side away from band.

Witney Town Band

May 19 • Witney Town Band in West Oxfordshire require Tenor horn, Bass and percussion

Nicholas B. Hudson

Musician | Trombonist | Educator