Welcome to the website of the world famous Besses Boys Band. The band was formed in 1943 and has now been making music for over 60 years. The band is a second section band based in Whitefield just outside Manchester and regularly give fine concert and contest performances both in the local area and further afield.

Chairman

Neil Matthews

chairman@bessesboysband.com

Musical Director

James Holt

conductor@bessesboysband.com

Contest Secretary

Dave Fox

contestsecretary@bessesboysband.com

Booking or Sponsorships

Neil Matthews

chairman@bessesboysband.com

Vacancies

James Holt

conductor@bessesboysband.com

Youth Band

Tom Ridgley, Youth Band MD

youthconductor@bessesboysband.com

Press Releases

Ruth Taylor

press@bessesboysband.com

Website Queries

Luke Taylor, Webmaster

webmaster@bessesboysband.com

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Address:

Lady Wilton Hall,
Simister Lane,
Prestwich
M25 2SB



Bus

Use the number 96 bus from Manchester and get off on Simister Lane. Carry on walking down Simister Lane until you reach the hall.



Car:

Leave the M60 at Jnc 19. Take the first exit on the roundabout. Carry on and at the Premier Inn turn right. Turn right onto Bury Old Road (A665). Turn right onto Heywood Road and carry on until you reach the hall.