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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.


Music, sunshine, smiles

21st July 2022

A music and fun-packed summer concert rounded off the academic year for the youth band...

Whit Friday 2022

12th July 2022

New faces, old friends, all smiles – well done and thank you to everyone who...

James Atkins joins DYB

27th November 2021

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

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

Mum Avene


Autumn Leaves Contest

04th September 2022

Ladhill Lane Greenfield

Uppermill Conservative Club Summer Concert

25th September 2022


Uppermill Conservative Club

Concert of Remembrance with Saddleworth Male Voice Choir

12th November 2022


Uppermill Civic Hall

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    2 days ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    How lovely to see this celebrated - we can't wait to return to Dobcross Band Club next week to be with our fantastic, talented and dedicated young players. A big thank you to all of them and all those being highlighted by I love Oldham today for all they do for our local communities. ... See MoreSee Less
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    4 weeks ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    What a fantastic summer concert to start off holiday season! A huge well done to all the players who performed at Dobcross Band Club on Friday evening, with superb selections of music from the beginners, training band and youth band. Special congratulations to the wonderful award winners - every player has done so well this year but these four really have gone the extra mile and stand out for their dedication, enthusiasm and kindness to others.Youth band MD's player of the year - Ben Byram-GreenTraining band MD's player of the year - Freya GarlickChairman's cup (youth band) - Eve MooresCommittee's cup (training band) - Freddie PooleyWe hope all our families have a lovely summer break - see you back at rehearsals from 9 August. ... See MoreSee Less
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    1 month ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    Two of our most favourite things - Wallace and Gromit and brass music - at Stockport Plaza on Sunday! Even better the live score will come from our good friends The WFEL Fairey Band, featuring our very own Musical Director James Atkins. It will be the first ever performance of the score transcribed for brass band and promises to be a treat for all the family. Balcony and circle seats are sold out but there are still a few stalls seats available. ... See MoreSee Less
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