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Black Dyke tour ends with warm confidence

July 20, 2021
The Queensbury band's nationwide Bandstand Tour was warmly received on its last leg with Boscombe Salvation Army Band.


Black Dyke continues Bandstand connections

July 13, 2021
Performances at the iconic Delph Band Club and a trip to inspire youngsters in Barnsley were the latest stop offs on Black Dyke's popular Bandstand Tour.


Busy weekend for Black Dyke tour

July 05, 2021
There were stage appearances indoors and out for Black Dyke on the weekend — from Halifax to Harrogate and Ripon.

Brett Baker and Prof Wilby

Baker dances the Light Fantastic

July 01, 2021
A new concerto from the pen of Prof Philip Wilby has found soloist Brett Baker in his dancing shoes at Ripon Cathedral.


Home from Home for Black Dyke

June 28, 2021
Black Dyke Band reaches out into the heart of communities on the latest legs of their Bandstand Tour


Black Dyke cornets up for sale

June 23, 2021
If you are looking for a great deal on a pre-owned Prestige cornet, then why not have one with a Black Dyke provenance?

Cloudcatcher Fells

Cloudcatcher centrepiece for Black Dyke at Halifax Festival

June 15, 2021
Two world premieres and works by Arnold, Fletcher and McCabe will provide Black Dyke's contribution to the forthcoming 'Best of Brass Festival' in Halifax next month.


Bandstand return for Black Dyke

June 14, 2021
Queensbury band to undertake 'Bandstand Tour' as part of their Culture Recovery Fund return


Black Dyke and NASUWT Riverside to feature at Durham Brass 2021

June 12, 2021
The acclaimed Durham Brass Festival will see headline performances featuring Black Dyke and NASUWT Riverside Brass.

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Black Dyke bowled over by concert return...

June 07, 2021
Black Dyke enjoyed a long awaited return to the concert crease with a fantastic event held on the pitch of a Yorkshire Cricket Club.


Waiting for Grotton...

May 28, 2021
The next Whit Friday contest day hopefully won't be as long to wait for as Samuel Beckett's title character...


4BR Wednesday interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

May 12, 2021
4BR talks to the Black Dyke Director of Music as his Queensbury Band looks forward to a return to the concert and contest platforms — both indoors and out..

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Black Dyke mark the passing and triumph of time

May 08, 2021
Players and visitors to the iconic Queensbury bandhall will have an immediate reminder of the band's great achievements and those who delivered them...


Let the cornet sound...

April 27, 2021
Cornet player Laura Conway is captured by photographer Lorne Campbell in a wonderful image after winning her section at the recent Yorkshire Open Slow Melody Contest.

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New web presence for Black Dyke Band

April 08, 2021
The famous Queensbury Band enhances it community engagement with a new redesigned website presence.

Black Dyke virtual

Delegates enjoy attractions of Black Dyke 'Virtual Brass Day'

April 04, 2021
Over 80 delegates from across the world enjoyed a great day of tuition, fun and inspiration on the recent Black Dyke Band 'Virtual Brass Day'.


Culture Recovery injection for Black Dyke Band

April 02, 2021
Yorkshire Area champion receives £38,040 from the latest round of the Government's Culture Recovery Fund.


Final call for Black Dyke Virtual Day

March 21, 2021
The final call has gone out to players who wish to join the Queensbury band for a full day of on-line music making with stars past and present.


Black Dyke honour Captain Tom

February 13, 2021
A very appropriate performance of 'Walking with Heroes' sees Black Dyke pay tribute to the incredible Captain Tom Moore.


Black Dyke legends join virtual day

February 10, 2021
The legendary James Shepherd and John Clough will join delegates on the forthcoming Black Dyke Virtual Brass Day.

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Do you fancy a £10,000 bonus in March?

February 07, 2021
Become a Black Dyke Pondasher supporter and you could well be in with a chance of a bumper pay out...

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Black Dyke to explore virtual Journey into Freedom

February 03, 2021
Eric Ball's masterpiece will form part of the musical repertoire performed on their upcoming Virtual Brass Day — so why not take the journey yourself and join them...


Virtual Awards mark a year of different success for Black Dyke

January 28, 2021
Black Dyke's annual presentation night was an online affair this year — but it did still mark significant achievements for the Queensbury Band and for a number of its players.

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Black Dyke opens doors for Virtual Brass Day

January 25, 2021
Brass players across the world can join Prof Nicholas Childs and Queensbury stars for a great Virtual Brass Day in March.

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...

January 15, 2021
Despite the restrictions and the weather there is still a little bit of fun to be had if you want to play together..


Brighouse looks to team up with past members

July 27 • A special re-union band will join Brighouse & Rastrick Band on stage for their 75th massed band concert later this year.


Scottish Youth ready for face time

July 27 • Over 100 talented young players will be meeting up face to face this weekend for a fantastic six day residential National Youth Band course.


Worldwide entries for BrookWright Composition Competition

July 26 • 92 small ensemble works will battle it out for the 2021 composer prize.


Heroes to get an early preview in London

July 26 • Foden's Band will return to Regent Hall to preview the National test-piece alongside the composer in October.

Regent Hall Concerts - Cor8 Horn Ensemble

Friday 16 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - W1 Brass - Brass Quintet

Friday 23 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - j5o brass quintet

Friday 30 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

Friday 13 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

West Somerset Brass Band

July 27 • West Somerset Brass is looking to strengthen its cornet section both front and back row. We have commenced indoor rehearsals in line with BBE requirements. We are a friendly group and looking forward to commencing performances. All players welcome

Chapeltown Silver Prize Band

July 25 • MUSICAL DIRECTOR, we invite applications from enthusiastic, hardworking, motivated individuals, who will challenge and further develop the success of the band. Based North Sheffield, 5 mins from M1 jct 35/36, with a sensible balance of concerts/contests.

The Cobham Band

July 25 • Conductor - Our existing conductor moved back up north during lockdown but we are now back rehearsing. A fourth section SCABA band, we play bandstands, concerts and contest locally. We meet at 8pm each Monday and look forward to hearing from you

John Ward

Conductor, Adjudicator


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