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Black Dyke in Lincoln Cathedral

Black Dyke has announced the programme of music it will perform at its forthcoming appearance at Lincoln Cathedral on Saturday 28th April (7.30pm).

Crawley Concert Cancelled

The Black Dyke Band are sorry to announce that, due to severe weather conditions we have had to postpone our concert in The Hawth, Crawley today. We are working with the theatre management to re-organise the concert in the next few weeks. Apologies to all our supporters,



Champions Again!!!

Black Dyke Band have once again been succesful in becoming the Yorkshire Regional champions for the third time in succession. The band were in superb form and led by the bands Music Director, Professor Nicholas Childs who created a musical and technically oustanding performance.

Huddersfield here we come

On Sunday, March 4th, the Black Dyke Band head to Huddersfield Town Hall to compete at the Yorkshire Regionals for a place at the National Finals in October.

Black Dyke Band Young Composer in Residence 2018/19

Black Dyke Band Young Composer in Residence 2018/19

Black Dyke Band invites applications from young composers between the ages of 11 years and 25 years for their 2018/19 composition initiative.

Donald Hanson

Donald Hanson

It is with immense sadness that The Black Dyke Band has learned of the passing of their former President and the Founder Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Donald Hanson.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our supporters a "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" and hope to see you at one of our Christmas concerts.

Black Dyke in Waterford

Black Dyke Band are looking forward to their trip to beautiful Waterford Southern Ireland this weekend.

Japan Tour 2017

The Black Dyke Band will once again jet off for their 2017 tour of Japan. Our first tour was in 1990 and the band have been back several times since.

New Signings at Black Dyke Band

Black Dyke are delighted to welcome Jon Hammond on assistant principal cornet and Adam Finch on 3rd Cornet.  


October Special Offer

Our special offer for October - buy both Volumes (I & II) of "The Cornet Heritage" at a bargain price of £20 for the two (retail price £27.90). This offer will finish on 31st October 2017.

National Finals - Open Rehearsal Ossett Town Hall

Black Dyke Band will again present an open rehearsal at Ossett Town Hall, this time for the National Championship test piece ‘Gallery’ by Howard Snell. The open rehearsal will start at 8pm on Wednesday 11th October.

Admission is free and doors open at 7.30pm

Please note the venue is Ossett Town Hall and not Morley Town Hall.