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Est. 1943

Besses Boys' Band


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Besses Boys' Band currently welcome members for the positions of:


Cornet (position negotiable)

Tuned Percussion

2nd Baritone

BBb Bass

Trombone (position negotiable)


The band regularly perform a mix of concerts throughout the Country which feature a vast and varied program of music. Besses Boys Band also compete at the Buxton, Butlin's, North West Area Brass Band Championships, Rochdale, and Whit Friday contests.


The band have a good mix of youth and experience and have lots of exciting projects planned. We have recently returned from a self-funded tour visiting Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.  For more information regarding vacancies, interested applicants can contact:

James Holt

Musical Director​

The band rehearse Monday and Friday 19:30 till 21:30 at Lady Wilton Hall, Simister.

Rehearsal Room Address​:

Lady Wilton Hall

Simister Lane



M25 2SB

Travelling by Bus​:

Number 96 Bus from Manchester to Simister Lane, Simister Village,Prestwich

Exit the bus at 'The Farmer's Arms' and continue 200yards by foot.


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