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Picnic at the Proms Almondbury

Almondbury Picnic at the Proms

Black Dyke Band Virtual Brass Day - Repertoire Announcement

Join Prof. Nicholas Childs and Black Dyke soloists on 27th March, 2021 for a Virtual Brass Day. Black Dyke have confirmed the repertoire to be covered on their course. Black Dyke’s MD commented, “The aim is to balance a general improvement to overall playing standards with like-minded friends.

Black Dyke Band Virtual Brass Day 27th March 2021

Join Prof. Nicholas Childs and Black Dyke soloists on 27 th March, 2021 for a Virtual Brass Day. Black Dyke looks forward to welcoming brass players from the UK and Worldwide.  The brass day ensures a high-octane adventure for everyone involved for Grade 5 (or equivalent) and above. 

Stephanie Wilkins joins Black Dyke on Flugel Horn

Black Dyke are pleased to announce Stephanie Wilkins as the new flugel horn at the Queensbury band. Steph is a former graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Harry Mortimer Award Winner who during her time in Wales played at Cory on Repiano and Flugel for over 7 years.

Black Dyke Band to receive ‘Culture Recovery’ Funding

Arts Council England (ACE) has confirmed that, as part of the government’s Culture Recovery Funding awards, Black Dyke Band is to receive funding of £76,000.

Zoe Lovatt-Cooper decides to step down from her position at Black Dyke Band.

Zoe commented: “I am excited to share the news that I am expecting my first child in February 2021. Paul and I are absolutely delighted and are looking forward to the joy and excitement that a new family member will bring. It has however made me think about my future as a member of Black Dyke.

Black Dyke successfully acquires Culture Recovery Fund #Hereforculture

Black Dyke Band are delighted to announce we have been successful in our bid for funding to support specific projects designed to allow the band to ensure its survival whilst we are unable to go out and perform concerts during the current Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Details of the specific projects will be announced very soon.

Giant Cash Bonanza

A link to the Black Dyke Giant Cash Bonanza is now available at the bottom of the "support us" tab of this website Or you can reach it by clicking below