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Manchester makes memories…

09/11/2018

…Manchester makes Christmas! The band have had the privilege of being involved in Manchester City Councils 2018 Christmas Advert ‘Manchester… Read more

The Band Behind the Ad

21/11/2018

The band were incredibly proud to be a part of the 2018 Manchester Christmas advert. The team behind the ad… Read more

France 2018

17/06/2018

On Thursday May 31st we set off from the bandroom at 6am for the long journey to Amboise, France to… Read more

Rochdale 4th Section Champions 2017

30/10/2017

  The band had an early start on October 29th having drawn to play second in the 4th section st… Read more

Our New MD

05/10/2017

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

09/07/2017

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

15/05/2017

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

27/02/2017

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

North West Area 2017

Alan Fernie’s ‘St Andrews Variations’ was the challenge for us this year in Blackpool, the band have been working on… Read more