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

Our New MD

We are delighted to announce that the search is over, we have appointed our new Musical Director. After 5 years… Read more

New President Announced

We would like to announce the appointment of a new President of the Blackley Band. Bill Fern has taken up… Read more

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

Events & Concerts

Rochdale Contest

29/10/2017, 9:30 am - 11:30 am - Rochdale Town Hall
Section starts at 9:30. Rochdale Town Hall, tickets are £5 we believe In the 4th section are: Blackley Cadishead Public...

Armistice Parade & Concert

12/11/2017, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
We will be parading through Heywood and playing a short concert in The Heywood pub afterwards.