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Death of Geoffrey Whiteley

November 29, 2022
The death has been announced of former Black Dyke Band player and administrator Geoffrey Whiteley.

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Sage stuffing of great music...

November 23, 2022
A festive mixture of star euphonium players, Black Dyke and friends and a special plum pudding from PLC is on offer at Sage Gateshead on 4th December.

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Black Dyke awards for Hand and Binns

November 17, 2022
The Queensbury band's main annual awards are presented to Gareth Hand and Stephanie Binns.


Three tenors recalled for Black Dyke festive performance at Sage

November 09, 2022
The brass band world's version of the famous World Cup 'Three Tenors' will be showcasing their talents at Sage Gateshead with Black Dyke this December.


Christmas Sage and union for Black Dyke

October 27, 2022
Black Dyke will team up with NASUWT Riverside and Reg Vardy Bands for a special festive concert at the iconic Sage Gateshead in December.

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Black Dyke to provide Hyperlink preview

October 07, 2022
The Yorkshire champion will showcase their Royal Albert Hall preparations.

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Black Dyke to showcase World Rejoicing Open preperation

August 31, 2022
The Queensbury band will host an open rehearsal at Morley Town Hall on Wednesday 7th September.

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Black Dyke provides Cathedral setting for latest Wobplay release

August 20, 2022
The Yorkshire Champion has been recorded in concert mode at Manchester Cathedral for the latest addition to the wobplay broadcasting platform.


Black Dyke fan club boosted after Glastonbury entertainment

August 14, 2022
Black Dyke Band has been adding to its every growing fan base after its latest appearance at the Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza.

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Thousands of 'em...

August 13, 2022
Black Dyke take to the stage with Paloma Faith and Seasick Steve to entertain a crowd of 10,0000 at Glastonbury.


Pondasher demand leads to reprint of history

August 12, 2022
David Hirst's book about the Victorian history of Black Dyke Band is to be reprinted to meet demand.

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Black Dyke to open doors for Kerkrade

June 28, 2022
Black Dyke will hold an open rehearsal ahead of their trip to Kerkrade for the World Music Contest Championship.

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Black Dyke join Pyramid best sellers at Glastonbury

June 25, 2022
Yorkshire champion to take to the famous Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival this weekend.

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Black Dyke keeps busy ahead of World Championship challenge

June 21, 2022
The Yorkshire Champion continues to make its musical travels ahead of its Kerkrade title assault.


Rising trombone star heads to Queensbury

June 05, 2022
Adam Warburton becomes the new co-principal trombone at Black Dyke Band.


John Wilson becomes Honorary President of Black Dyke

May 25, 2022
The critically acclaimed big band and orchestral conductor has accepted the role of Honorary President of the Yorkshire band.

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Black Dyke adds to Perth Festival treats

April 22, 2022
The Yorkshire champion will round off the 50th anniversary celebrations of the critically acclaimed Perth Festival of Arts in May.


European links for Messiah

April 02, 2022
Black Dyke Band will join forces with the Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus and choirs from France and Germany for a special performance of Handel's 'Messiah' later this month.

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Black Dyke to head to WMC in Kerkrade

March 12, 2022
The newly crowned Yorkshire Champion will look to add the World Music Contest crown to their CV later this year.


The great Black Dyke Mills menu...

March 10, 2022
A unique brass band achievement was marked by some classic Yorkshire culinary delights for a select group of Black Dyke Mills Band players and their legendary MD.

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Black Dyke open doors on Contest Music

February 25, 2022
The defending champion will showcase its 'Contest Music' preparation ahead of its title defence.

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Black Dyke announces new Festival attractions

February 05, 2022
There will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy the music making at the forthcoming Black Dyke Brass Festival in May.


Marshall invite to Cornet Spotlight

February 04, 2022
The Geneva cornet star will offer a warm welcome to come and join him at his Cornet Spotlight at the Black Dyke Festival in May.

Richard Marshall

Monday interview with Richard Marshall

January 31, 2022
We chat to Black Dyke's principal cornet who has just become the longest serving player in the role in the history of the iconic Queensbury Band.


New Young Composer in Residence joins Black Dyke

January 31, 2022
Fredrick Schelderup becomes the new Young Composer in Residence at Black Dyke Band


On the fifth day of Christmas...

December 5 • Elland Sliver Band start opening their Christmas Crackers...


Brass Blues for Bendigo

December 5 • Bendigo United Brass has played its part in the annual Blues & Roots Music Festival.


Brass band feature on Radio 5 Live later tonight.

December 5 • There will be an hour long slot on Colin Murray's late night show this evening — featuring


On the fourth day of Christmas...

December 4 • Tredegar signed a new euphonium player...

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 9 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Pemberton Old Wigan DW B Band Christmas concert

Friday 9 December • Pemberton Old Brass Bands club. Enfield street . Pemberton . Wigan WN5 8DZ


Saturday 10 December • St Andrew's Methodist Church, The Stow, Harlow CM20 3AF

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band - Lofthouse 2000 Brass for YAS Christmas Concert

Saturday 10 December • St Austin's Theatre. 4 Wentworth Terrace. Wakefield WF1 3QN WF1 3QN

Mereside Brass - Christmas Tree Festival

Saturday 10 December • St Chad's Church. Winsford. Cheshire CW7 4DA

Ashton under Lyne Band

December 5 • PRINCIPAL CORNET : Are you a strong, ambitious player who is capable of leading a championship section band? Are you looking for a fresh challenge with an established band? We have a sensible diary of engagements and an immediate start is available.

City of Hull Band

December 5 • New Year. New challenge????? First class Solo Baritone required for January 2023. Rehearsing Sunday and Wednesday evenings near the Humber Bridge under the musical direction of Dean Jones.

Chadderton Band

December 5 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band and welcome all players of any age and ability on all sections of the band. Please come along and meet the band you will be very welcomed.

Stan Lippeatt

Conductor, adjudicator, tutor


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