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A fantastic way of supporting the band and its musical legacy is by becoming an 1855 Club member, our new Premier level of support.

As an 1855 Club member, you will receive a digital copy of our dedicated magazine, “The Black Dyke Bugle”, a 10% discount on all merchandise and a discount on tickets for our Christmas Concert series.

In addition, you will be supporting the band in its vital work with the opportunity to win £1360 each week plus monthly and annual ‘Black Dyke’ prizes, plus quarterly Megadraws of £5,000 and £10,000. All of this for just £2 a week!

How it works

Ten unique numbers are entered into the weekly draw, and o unique numbers will be entered into the free draws and quarterly Superdraws of £10,000 (March), £5,000 (June), £10,000 (September) and £5,000 (December).

Your lottery numbers will be entered into the draws together with the lottery numbers of other supporters of the Black Dyke Band and supporters of other beneficiaries.

Participation fees are as follows:

  • Monthly           £8.67
  • Quarterly        £26.00
  • Half-yearly      £52.00
  • Yearly              £104.00


For just £2 per week, you can help support the Black Dyke Band. What’s more, you will be in the with the chance to win weekly guaranteed cash prize amounts:- 

  • 1 x £1,000
  • 4 x £25
  • 26 x £10 

There are 31 guaranteed winners every week! 

Sign up with the 1855 Club, and you will automatically take part in the Mega Draws of:

1 x £10,000 drawn at the end of March
1 x £5,000 drawn at the end of June
1 x £10,000 drawn at the end of September
1 x £5,000 drawn at the end of December 

Our exclusive Black Dyke members’ monthly prizes feature visits to the bandroom and Heritage Centre, along with a range of other attractive prizes. They include an annual award of a VIP visit for two to the Nationals at the Royal Albert Hall and an overnight stay at the band’s four-star hotel in London.

Follow the links below to start supporting Black Dyke Band, and you will receive two free CDs selected by us from our catalogue as a special sign-up thank you.

Join the 1855 Club securely online. Participants must be 18 or over.

Click here to join and support the Black Dyke Band, as well as see details of prizes and past winners.

Our Pondasher supporters are vital to the band’s success, so thank you for your valued assistance, and please keep spreading the word to family and friends.


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