Latest News

Retirement of John Ford

Sun 8 May, 2016

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

The results are in….

Sun 25 Oct, 2015

Our day at Rochdale came to an end with a very solid performance of Saga of Haakon the Good. We… Read more

Rochdale Contest

The band today are performing at Rochdale Contest, we have opted to play Saga of Haakon the Good by Philip… Read more

Exciting Christmas Collaboration

Wed 14 Oct, 2015

The Blackley Band, along with the Crumpsall Concert Band have been invited to participate in a serious of dance shows… Read more

Pay by Card and Cream Tea Details

Mon 14 Sep, 2015

Some further detail and exciting news about our upcoming Cream Tea, we are being thrust in to the 21st Century… Read more

Cream Tea change of date

Thu 13 Aug, 2015

Unfortunately it has become necessary to change the date of the cream tea from August 23rd out to Sunday October… Read more