Blackley Band

Blackley Band is a 4th section contesting brass band based in North Manchester. We rehearse Monday 745pm until 945pm and Thursday evenings 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:

  • Solo Cornet (Position dependent on ability)
  • Percussionist – tuned

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

Bolsover Festival of Brass 2019

After an early start on Sunday October 6th the band were last on in the 4th section in Clowne. DJ… Read more

Joint Concert Announcement

We are hosting Krapfoss Hornorkester from Norway at a concert on Saturday 15th June. All of the details are on… Read more

Prize Winning Animation

We are sure you remember the Manchester Christmas advert! Well this weekend the video was awarded ‘Video of the Year’… Read more

Events & Concerts

Heywood Christmas Parade

23/11/2019, 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm - The Heywood Pub
We will be playing in the 'Morrisons Gap' for an hour 230-330 before leading the Christmas Parade from The Heywood...

Lord Mayors Carol Service

28/11/2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - Manchester Cathedral
Once again we will be accompanying the Lord Mayors Carol Service at Manchester Cathedral. Service starts at 630 - 730,...

Harpurhey Lights Switch On

29/11/2019, 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm - Harpurhey Shopping Centre
Join us to turn on the lights out Harpurhey at 415.