Blackley Band

Blackley Band is a 4th section contesting brass band based in North Manchester. We rehearse Monday and Thursday evenings from 8pm until 10pm.

Please use the navigation above to learn more about our players and what is making the band news and event pages.

If you have any questions, are interested in coming down for a blow or are looking to hire a brass band, please get in touch either via our contact form or message us on Facebook or Twitter.



The band are currently looking for the following players:

  • Cornets (Principal for the right candidate)
  • Bb Bass
  • Percussionists

Players of all instruments are welcome to come along to rehearsal of course. Use the contact us form to apply for any vacancies or to just get in touch.

Latest News


Darkwood chosen for Third Section 2017 Regional Contest

On 14th September 2016 it was announced that the contest piece Darkwood, composed by Dan Price, has been chosen for… Read more

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Invitation – Presidents Guest Concert

Our President, Michael Fern, invites you to an afternoon of entertainment at Blackley Community Centre. The concert will take place… Read more

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Thank You Adam

Adam has decided the time has come to move on from Blackley Band, he’s been a valued member and amazing… Read more

Events & Concerts

Rochdale Contest

23/10/2016, All Day - Rochdale Town Hall
The date for the 2016 Rochdale Contest is 23rd October 2016 again at Rochdale Town Hall

Christmas Concert - Private Event

12/12/2016, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The band annually play at a couple of private functions around Manchester throughout December