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Open rehearsal for the Open Championships

Don't forget it's our Open rehearsal tomorrow night in preparation for the British Open this coming Saturday. The band will be performing the brilliant 'Brussels Requiem'.

Upcoming Events

Before the end of the year as well as concerts all around the UK and abroad the band is going to be doing its very own ‘Tour De Yorkshire’ with no less than 15 events in our home county.

Black Dyke Festival

Please click on the link below to view information about the Black Dyke Brass Festival last week at Leeds Town Hall.

Lower Brass Spotlight at Black Dyke Festival

There is still time for euphonium and tuba enthusiasts to join with Black Dyke stars Daniel Thomas and Harry Cunningham, as well as Besson artist Les Neish for a special 'Lower Brass Workshop' and this weekend's Black Dyke Festival in Leeds (Sunday 3rd June).

Yorkshire Youth Brass Band get ready for Black Dyke Festival

The talented youngsters of the Yorkshire Youth Band enjoyed their last gathering before their forthcoming performance at the Black Dyke Brass Festival on 3rd June at Leeds Town Hall.

Black Dyke Head to Switzerland

This forthcoming weekend (April 21st/22nd) see the band fly to Switzerland to perform in Châteauneuf-Conthey, in Canton du Valai. The band will be in Bury Parish Church on Thursday and then on the 28th April we shall be appearing in Lincoln Cathedral.

Black Dyke in Lincoln Cathedral

Black Dyke has announced the programme of music it will perform at its forthcoming appearance at Lincoln Cathedral on Saturday 28th April (7.30pm).

Crawley Concert Cancelled

The Black Dyke Band are sorry to announce that, due to severe weather conditions we have had to postpone our concert in The Hawth, Crawley today. We are working with the theatre management to re-organise the concert in the next few weeks. Apologies to all our supporters,



Champions Again!!!

Black Dyke Band have once again been succesful in becoming the Yorkshire Regional champions for the third time in succession. The band were in superb form and led by the bands Music Director, Professor Nicholas Childs who created a musical and technically oustanding performance.

Huddersfield here we come

On Sunday, March 4th, the Black Dyke Band head to Huddersfield Town Hall to compete at the Yorkshire Regionals for a place at the National Finals in October.

Black Dyke Band Young Composer in Residence 2018/19

Black Dyke Band Young Composer in Residence 2018/19

Black Dyke Band invites applications from young composers between the ages of 11 years and 25 years for their 2018/19 composition initiative.

Donald Hanson

Donald Hanson

It is with immense sadness that The Black Dyke Band has learned of the passing of their former President and the Founder Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Donald Hanson.