Black Dyke Band is the most recorded band in the world with over 350 recordings and growing every year and is also the most successful contesting band in the world, having won the European Championships thirteen times, most recently in 2015, the British Open no fewer than 30 times (most recently 2014) and the National Championships of Great Britain 23 times (most recently 2014). In 2009, and again in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the band became Champion Band at the English National Championships and were named English National Champions in 2014 by virtue of having won the National Brass Band Championships in October 2014. In recent years, the band secured an unprecedented hat trick of wins at the Yorkshire regional championships in 2016, 17 and 18.
Performance: Sunday 23 February 3pm, The Hawth Crawley. Tickets: £13.75 (discounts: £12.75), available from The Hawth Box Office: 01293 553636 and online: www.hawth.co.uk