Latest News

Darkwood chosen for Third Section 2017 Regional Contest

Wed 14 Sep, 2016

On 14th September 2016 it was announced that the contest piece Darkwood, composed by Dan Price, has been chosen for… Read more

Invitation – Presidents Guest Concert

Tue 21 Jun, 2016

Our President, Michael Fern, invites you to an afternoon of entertainment at Blackley Community Centre. The concert will take place… Read more

Thank You Adam

Sun 22 May, 2016

Adam has decided the time has come to move on from Blackley Band, he’s been a valued member and amazing… Read more

Buxton Contest Results

Sun 8 May, 2016

Sunday May 8th the band performed in the fourth section the the Buxton contest. It was an early start for… Read more

A Break with Tradition

This year the Chairman pulled a bit of a fast one whilst giving his annual speech at the dinner dance…. Read more

Retirement of John Ford

53 years ago the Blackley Band started awarding a bandsman of the year trophy to the individual who contributed the… Read more

5th Place at Blackpool

Wed 9 Mar, 2016

The band recently competed at the North West Area Championships in Blackpool Winter Gardens. Like every year it was an… Read more

New (and old) Faces for Blackpool

Wed 24 Feb, 2016

This weekend sees us compete in the North West Area Contest in Blackpool on Peter Graham’s ‘Journal of Phileas Fogg’…. Read more

Christmas Concert Update

Wed 2 Dec, 2015

Due to a double booking at the community centre we may have to change our start time slightly for the… Read more

Current & Upcoming Vacancies

Tue 3 Nov, 2015

The Blackley Band has a few immediate vacancies to be filled. We recently competed in the Rochdale Contest playing the… Read more