Black Dyke to bring best of brass to Uppermill Civic Hall

BRASS band favourites Black Dyke will raise the roof once more at the Civic Hall in Uppermill.

The top band, established in 1855 and current Yorkshire Champions, will perform ‘The Very Best of Brass’ at the venue on Saturday, October 7, starting at 7.30pm.

The evening will compered by David Hoyle, a BBC Radio Leeds presenter who hosts a popular brass band programme every Sunday.

Phil Beckwith, organiser of the event, said: “Black Dyke are arguably the number one brass band in the world so we are very lucky to have them performing here again.

“Musical director Dr Nicholas Childs is putting together a great programme for the night with fantastic pieces and soloists throughout the evening.

“Tickets are moving fast but there still a few on sale so don’t miss out!”

Tickets cost £13 (concessions £12) and are available from: Phil Beckwith 07976 165815 or Post Offices in Uppermill, Delph, Diggle, Greenfield, Delph.



One lucky reader can win a pair of tickets to see Black Dyke at the Civic Hall in Uppermill on Saturday, October 7. To be in with chance of winning, simply answer this question: When was the Black Dyke Band established?

Email your answer to or write to: Black Dyke Band competition, Saddleworth Independent, Units 3-4, 45 High Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, OL3 6HS. Make sure to include your name, address and telephone number as well as the answer. The first correct entry drawn after the closing date of Friday, September 29 wins the tickets.


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