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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.

Black Dyke Band

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


Wednesday interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

January 26, 2022
We talk to Black Dyke Director Music, Prof Nicholas Childs about the programme his band will perform at the forthcoming RNCM Brass Band Festival in Manchester.


Transformed Wareham cherishes composer memories at Black Dyke

January 24, 2022
Andy Wareham has spoken of his gratitude towards Prof Philip Wilby, Prof Nicholas Childs and the team at Black Dyke for making him a much more sophisticated composer.


Supreme accolade for Black Dyke Band

January 06, 2022
The Black Dyke Band will open the Legends Day at the iconic Glastonbury Festival later this year — topped by the one and only Diana Ross.

Black Dyke AWARDS

Black Dyke awards to Routley and Bates

December 24, 2021
Black Dyke has rounded off its year with its annual presentations.


Show of Faith for Black Dyke

December 16, 2021
Black Dyke to head to Glastonbury for a showcase performance alongside Paloma Faith

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Black Dyke history in demand

November 13, 2021
David Hirst's history of the famous Queensbury band in the Victorian era has found worldwide Pondasher appeal.


Marshall masterclass at Wychavon

October 28, 2021
Richard Marshall will be adding to the musical attractions at the Wychavon Festival of Brass this weekend

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Gala entertainment on offer at Symphony Hall

September 11, 2021
Black Dyke and Cory may not be taking to the British Open stage this weekend, but they will still provide great entertainment at Symphony Hall on Sunday afternoon.

Brass Foundations

Free Brass Foundations workshop in Northumberland

August 16 • There is a free Brass Foundations workshop to go along and enjoy in the North East this weekend.


Foden's to preview Hyperlink ahead of National defence

August 16 • Foden's Band will preview the National Final test-piece at Regents Hall on the eve of the contest.


Cory enjoy unexpected Korean coda...

August 16 • Cory Band have taken the opportunity to enjoy a couple more unexpected days in South Korea...


Brighouse to head to Snape Maltings

August 16 • Brighouse & Rastrick will make a high profile appearance at the famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall later this month.

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band - Lotherton Hall

Sunday 28 August • Lotherton Hall. Off Collier Lane. Aberford. LS25 3EB LS25 3EB

Newstead Brass - Newark Brass Explosion

Monday 29 August • Newark Castle, . Castle Gate, Newark NG24 1BG

Contest: Greenfield Autumn Leaves March & Hymn Contest

Sunday 4 September • Ladhill Playing Fields, Greenfield, Oldhamm OL3 7JW

Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 10 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Derwent Brass - Under The Stars

Saturday 17 September • Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP

Crofton Silver Band

August 16 • SECOND CORNET. Crofton Silver Band are looking for a Second Cornet to add to their line up as the band looks forward to celebrating its 150th Anniversary next year with an exciting mix of concerts and contests.

Crofton Silver Band

August 16 • PRINCIPAL CORNET. Crofton Silver Band are looking for a Principal Cornet to add to their line up as the band looks forward to celebrating its 150th Anniversary next year with an exciting mix of concerts and contests.

The Shirley Band

August 15 • Shirley Band (Midlands Championship Section from Jan. 2023), Musical Director Tom Stoneman, has vacancies for: Flugel horn; Front or back row cornet and percussionist. . Rehearsals are in Hockley Heath close to Jn 4 M42/ Jn16 M40 on Wednesdays and Fridays

James Garlick

BMus (Hons), QTS
Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator, Tutor


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