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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...

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    Dobcross Youth Band
    In case you missed it, here's the Youth Band's performance of that fantastic march, Death or Glory, which was our contribution to the Foden's Band online Whit Friday competition. Normally we'd be looking forward to playing this and other classic marches for our good friends at St Wilfrid's Church Grappenhall this weekend ... hoping to be back with them in 2022! ... See MoreSee Less
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    Our wonderful training band were very proud to be one of 119 bands from 13 different countries to take part in Foden's Band online Whit Friday contest. Many thanks to them and MD Seth Livingstone for all their hard work on this rendition of Dingley Dell.Donations from supporters have raised nearly £4,000 for next year's Whit Friday contests in Saddleworth and Tameside - you can still donate (until midnight Thursday) if you wish at www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/whitfriday ... See MoreSee Less
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