Traditional Brass Banding
in the heart of West Yorkshire

First Section Contesting Brass Band, located between Leeds & Bradford,
in the heart of the brass band worlds traditional homeland!

About Us Bookings & Enquiries Events Diary

About Us

Drighlington Brass Band is a traditional British Style Brass Band, based almost exactly half-way between Leeds and Bradford in the heart of the world renowned Brass Band homeland of West Yorkshire, England. As well as our year round concert programme, we are currently an established First Section Contesting Brass Band, regularly knocking on the door of the worlds leading and most hard fought Championship Section level to compete alongside the likes of the world famous Black Dyke, Grimethorpe and Brighouse & Rastrick.

As with most brass bands in the UK, alongside our Contesting ambitions, our primary function throughout the year is to entertain audiences with our popular concert work, providing musical entertainment on every level from our small ensemble providing backing music and/or light entertainment to functions and private events such as exhibitions, garden parties, weddings, galas & fetes through to our full band concerts, including jointly hosted concerts with Choirs and other musical groups.

With an ever growing library of over 2500 pieces covering everything from Classical to West End Musicals, Swing & Blues to Pop Music, church service and original works, plus a flexible ensemble size, whatever the scale and musical style of brass music entertainment you may require, we are likely to have a combination to suit your needs.

Get in touch with us for pricing and availablity.

Forthcoming Events Diary

Below you can find all our current engagements for the coming year. If you would like us to book us to play for your event or organise a concert with us, get in touch with our Bookings Secretary using the Contact Us section below.

  • 2nd July 2022 - Drighlington Village Gala

    FREE ADMISSION - As an active part of our village community, we are pleased to be providing musical entertainment throughout the days events. The village gala has become a major event in our local calendar and is a fantastic day out with live music, demonstrations and a vibrant community spirit!

  • 9th July 2022 - Durham Miners Gala

    FREE ADMISSION - All Day Event - Once again we are proud to be supporting our hosts at Greenside, County Durham as part of the Durham Miners Gala. A full day of marching both within the Greenside community and the main procession through Durham. An event not to be missed in your calendar!

  • 17th July 2022 - Wetherby Bandstand

    FREE ADMISSION - Come and enjoy an afternoon by the river with us as we perform a concert as part of this highly popular outdoor concert season in Wetherby, North Yorkshire

  • 24th July 2022 - Canal Gardens & Tropical World, Roundhay, Leeds

    FREE ADMISSION - Come and enjoy an afternoon with us as we perform a concert as part of this highly popular outdoor concert season in the stunning surroundings of Roundhay Park

Contact Us

For booking enquiries: bookings@drighlingtonband.co.uk

For general enquiries and information on vacancies: enquiries@drighlingtonband.co.uk

To contact us via post, or if you require our postcode to find us, our address is:

Drighlington Band
Unit 4A Manor Works
King Street
Drighlington
West Yorkshire
BD11 1LH

Our Location

Our wholly-owned and dedicated bandroom is located just over 1 mile from J27 M62 & 5 minutes away from J26 M62 and is only 10 minutes from Bradford City Centre or around 20 minutes from Leeds City Centre. We are easily accessible by public transport with direct bus routes from Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield and Brighouse/Halifax.

We rehearse on Monday's & Thursday's between 7:45pm and 9:45pm after which a number of our players adjourn to socialise at our local pub, The Spotted Cow, just around the corner.