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Return to Rochdale Contest


The Rochdale contest returned this weekend and was exceptionally well supported by local bands. We competed in the 4th section playing Philip Sparke’s ‘Four Noble Truths’ and we came away with a 4th place, just missing out on the prizes. 

Tickets Now On Sale


Tickets are now on sale for our Annual Cream Tea on September 21st and also our Quiz Concert special on November 15th, tickets are priced at £5 per person or £25 if you wish to bring a team of 6 to the quiz. Use the Contact Us form to order them for collection at the door.

2014 So Far


Here’s just a quick round-up of what 2014 has meant for us so far this year!

Presidents Guest Concert


Come and enjoy an afternoon of music and watch us perform our French Open programme on Sunday 25th May at Blackley Community Centre.

Doors open at 2pm, concert starts at 230pm. Buffet and bar available.

Bolsover Champions


Blackley Band claimed the top spot in the 4th section at Bolsover Entertainments contest on Sunday 6th October.

Manchester Evening News – Wish Campaign


Today, the Manchester Evening News printed a list of all groups involved in this years “Wish” campaign in a special 16 page supplement… and Blackley Band are involved!

Bavarian Night


The Cumberland Wurst Band present “Bavarian Night” at Blackley Community Centre, 26th Oktober 2013!

Chemnitz Music Festival


We are travelling to Manchester’s twinned town in Germany, Chemnitz, to participate in their annual music festival.

We’re busy but enjoying it


We’ve an extremely busy couple of months coming up, but it’s a very exciting time including a trip to the massive Chemnitz music festival in Germany, appearances at St George’s celebrations, weddings and parks of course. We hope you can come along and support us.

4th at Preston


The band placed 4th place at Preston Guild Hall on Fenruary 3rd 2013