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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.


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17th January 2020

Dobcross Youth Band, a thriving brass band on the outskirts of Oldham, is seeking an...

Prestigious award for Band Secretary Jenny

13th October 2019

Huge congratulations to our dedicated band secretary, Jenny Wood, who has been awarded the Brian...

National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain

13th September 2019

Our Principal Cornet Amy Naylor and First Horn Eva Burke were invited to play in...

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

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    6 days ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    We're incredibly proud of the dedication and hard work of ALL our players while we haven't been able to rehearse as normal but now we are back in the band room, special congratulations go to these three fantastic players of the month.Beginners - Oliver, who doesn't just work hard to improve his own playing but loves to help others tooTraining band - Freya, whose excellent progress has seen her move into the training band Youth band - Frances, who is playing phenomenally well and making tons of progressWell done to them all. ... See MoreSee Less
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    1 week ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    We're really looking forward to this fantastic event and it's great to see Dobcross Youth Band, Dobcross Training Band and Oldham Council Music Service flying the flag for young musicians and the home of Whit Friday!Here's all the bands who will battle it out to be crowned Online Whit Friday champions for 2021 on Friday 28th & Saturday 29th May - what an incredible line up! Keep an eye across all of our social media platforms for further updates as we build up towards the event in just 3 week's time! ... See MoreSee Less
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    Dobcross Youth Band
    Sending our very best wishes to the Rev Ben Brady as he says farewell to our friends at St. Gabriel's Anglican Church. We have very happy memories of our days with him at the Ashton Whit Walks. Blame it on the boogie, Ben! ... See MoreSee Less
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