Tue 7 Apr, 2015
John graduated from the University of Salford in 2007 having studied brass band arranging with Peter Graham; soprano cornet performance… Read more
Sun 22 Mar, 2015
The Blackley Band are pleased to announce that John Atkinson has accepted the position of MD. We look forward to… Read more
Tue 3 Feb, 2015
Sunday February 1st saw the band perform at Preston Guild Hall in the 4th Section contest. The band opted to… Read more
Mon 1 Dec, 2014
We are saddened to say that Dan has decided that his time with Blackley is coming to an end, his decision to leave is in order for him to focus on his expanding compsosing and publishing business and his time lecturing at Salford University.
Dan will continue to take the band until we find a replacement and to the North West areas in March.
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Please see the main story to apply for the Musical Director position, all enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence.
Thu 13 Nov, 2014
Join us for our Quiz Concert, this Saturday at 7:30pm! It’s £5 per person, or £25 if you can get together a team of 6!
Tue 28 Oct, 2014
The Rochdale contest returned this weekend and was exceptionally well supported by local bands. We competed in the 4th section playing Philip Sparke’s ‘Four Noble Truths’ and we came away with a 4th place, just missing out on the prizes.
Tue 9 Sep, 2014
Tickets are now on sale for our Annual Cream Tea on September 21st and also our Quiz Concert special on November 15th, tickets are priced at £5 per person or £25 if you wish to bring a team of 6 to the quiz. Use the Contact Us form to order them for collection at the door.
Tue 19 Aug, 2014
Here’s just a quick round-up of what 2014 has meant for us so far this year!
Tue 20 May, 2014
Come and enjoy an afternoon of music and watch us perform our French Open programme on Sunday 25th May at Blackley Community Centre.
Doors open at 2pm, concert starts at 230pm. Buffet and bar available.