Bands within the region

Yes, there are more than ten bands within the Sheffield city boundary!

In alphabetical order:

  • Chapeltown Silver Prize Band
  • Cornerstone Brass
  • Deepcar Brass Band
  • Dronfield Genquip Band
  • Loxley Silver Band
  • Oughtibridge Brass Band
  • Sheffield 13 Brass Ensemble
  • Sheffield Citadel Band
  • Stannington Brass Band
  • Unite the Union
  • Woodhouse Prize Band

Eight of the above bands compete regularly in local and national contests and represent every level of competitive banding in the country. The others are non-competing or “community” bands. Many bands also have training or B bands or community bands associated with them.

So regardless of your standard and/or your view on competing, there’s a band within Sheffield for you!

And … beyond the Sheffield city boundary there are even more brass bands; over 30 within the Sheffield postcode area alone and many more within the wider Sheffield City Region which covers, Doncaster, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales, Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley.

Click on the band names in the drop down boxes above for a direct link to their websites.

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council 

  • Barnsley Brass
  • Barnsley Metropolitan Band
  • Cawthorne Brass
  • Dodworth Colliery Band
  • Grimethorpe Colliery Band
  • Old Silkstone Brass Band
  • Rockingham Band
  • Strata Brass
  • Thurlstone Brass Band
  • Worsborough Brass

Bassetlaw District Council 

  • Sherwood Forest Brass
  • Thoresby Brass Band
  • Welbeck Estates Brass Band
  • Worksop Miners’ Welfare BB

Bolsover District Council 

  • Creswell Colliery Brass Band
  • Pleasley Colliery Welfare
  • Whitwell Brass Band

Chesterfield Borough Council 

  • Holymoorside Band
  • Ireland Colliery Chesterfield

Derbyshire Dales District Council 

  • Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills Band
  • Ashbourne Town Band
  • Bakewell Silver Band
  • The BM&W Brass Band
  • Crich Brass Band
  • Darley Dale Band
  • Matlock Band
  • Youlgrave Silver Band

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council 

  • Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band
  • Harworth Brass
  • Hatfield Band
  • Markham Main Colliery Band

North East Derbyshire District Council 

  • Ashover Brass Band
  • Dronfield & Low Edges
  • Hathersage Brass Band

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

  • Bramley Brass
  • Dinnington Colliery Band
  • Maltby Miners Welfare
  • South Yorkshire Police
  • Thorpe Hesley Brass Band
  • Thurcroft Welfare Band