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The Dobcross Youth Band

The Dobcross Youth Band is a brass band of committed players aged between six and 18 based in the village of Dobcross in Saddleworth. Formed in 1988 with a few village children it has now grown into a thriving organisation with more than 70 players, and a busy programme of concerts, competitions, social outings and supporting charities.


James Atkins joins DYB

27th November 2021

Musician, composer and arranger James Atkins is our Associate Musical Director, with special responsibility for...

Free beginner sessions

18th September 2021

Dobcross Youth Band is offering free brass lessons to beginner players. Funded by the youth...

Amy shines in National band

11th August 2021

Congratulations to our principal cornet Amy Naylor, who showed her talent and versatility by being...

“Amelie loves it here, everyone is so friendly.”

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    3 days ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    Well done to our amazing players who played today for our friends at Grappenhall walking day. It was a hot day to walk 10,000 steps carrying a big chunk of brass or even worse, the bass drum but they all did us proud and were very much appreciated. Thanks to all those who took part and to everyone who supports and encourages them. ... See MoreSee Less
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    4 days ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    Our friends Dobcross Silver Band will be returning to Churchfields on Sunday for Brass on the Grass - bright spells predicted weatherwise!Don't miss this one!! Always a popular village event!! ... See MoreSee Less
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