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)
  • Euphonium
  • 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

MD Update – the search continues

The search for our new Musical Director has been going on now for a while so I thought it best… Read more

Musical Director Advert

The Blackley Band is seeking a new Musical Director to replace John Atkinson. Although the band has gone from strength… Read more

John bids farewell

It has been a weekend tinged with sadness for the band, the North West Areas was Johns last official engagement… Read more

Events & Concerts

Hymns in Bolton

11/06/2017, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm - St George the Martyr Church
We will be taking part in the service at St George the Martyrs Church on Sunday 11th of June.

Armed Forces Day

24/06/2017, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm - St Peters Square
We will be playing a few spots in St Peters Square in Manchester. Come along and show your support.

Action Against Cancer event

25/06/2017, All Day - Knowsley Hall
We will be playing at the AAC event again at Knowsley Hall this year, was a lovely animal themed event...