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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.


A chance to hear us play live again.

23rd June 2021

The sun is out, everyone – absolutely everyone – has been measured up for a...

Could you be our new Training Band Musical Director?

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...

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

Mum Avene


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    6 days ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    Our good friends at Dobcross Silver Band are back for Brass on the Grass. It's sure to be a great day so make sure to put the date in your diary.It's been a very long time! But will be great to be back performing and look forward to seeing our friends and supporters again. Fingers crossed weather remains fine. If not we will play in the Band Club. ... See MoreSee Less
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    3 weeks ago

    Dobcross Youth Band
    A huge well done to our latest players of the month - it's fantastic to see the progress all our young musicians are making but these three have really gone the extra mile. Congratulations to:Beginners - Freddie, for his brilliant progress and leadershipTraining band - Mia, for her fantastic playing and improvementYouth band - Angus for leading his section and improving his solo playingKeep up the good work everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
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