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Festive fundraising will help WellChild charity

A brave seven-year-old boy with an ultra-rare condition has inspired Dobcross Youth Band’s festive fundraising. Noah, from Huddersfield, was guest of honour when the band appeared at Brass Factor 2018...

Band bags top prize at Holme Valley contest

There’s a new cup in Dobcross Youth Band’s prize cabinet – the Stanley and Ida Hirst Memorial Trophy. The young musicians took first place in the Youth and Training Band...

Whit Friday success in the news

A rainy Whit Friday might have meant smaller crowds – but it also put Dobcross Youth Band in the national news again! The Daily Telegraph featured a large picture of...

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New players always welcome

Dobcross Youth Band has been delighted to welcome several new players this autumn, with fresh faces joining both the Beginners and Intermediate section. It’s wonderful to see a packed bandroom...

Players pay tribute to lost heroes

Our musicians paid tribute to British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the First World War when they gave a moving performance at the Menin Gate Memorial to the...

Amazing performance at Symphony Hall

Our young players gave a superb performance at Birmingham’s beautiful Symphony Hall for the prestigious National Music for Youth Festival. The band was invited to the festival following the regional...