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Upcoming Engagements

  • Welcome to the Brackley & District Band Website

    Brackley & District Band was formed in the mid 1970s when a group of young musicians finished their time at school, but still wanted to enjoy playing in a Brass Band. Soon after this our Junior Band was also started. For over 30 years it has been based in the Band Club in the centre of Brackley. Some players still remain from the early days.

    The Band has contested at all levels over the years, competing against some of the top bands in the country.

    The band rehearses 7:45pm to 9:45pm, Mondays and Fridays in the Band Club. If you're looking for a new band, or a new challenge as a brass player, or would like to add some brass band magic to your event, we'd love to hear from you! 

  • Current Vacancies

    Looking to join a friendly, hardworking and forward thinking Brass Band with an exciting future?

    We are currently looking to fill the following key positions:

    • Eb Bass
    • 2nd Euphonium
    • Percussionists

    Contact us in confidence via the contact us page

Supporting Brackley & District Band

  • Supporting the Band

    Support us by visiting your favourite online retailers through works with over 2000 well known online retailers, who donate a percentage of what you spend.

    The best bit about this service is that it doesn’t cost you a penny more – the price you pay to the retailer is the same.

Our Sponsors

  • Aries Accountants

    Brackley & District Band is proud to have Aries Accountants, a supplier of accountancy, tax advice and payroll services in Oxfordshire as our sponsor for the Solo Baritone seat.

Latest News

  • Joint Concert with Brackley Male Voice Choir
    Joint Concert with Brackley Male Voice Choir

    Brackley & District Band together with the Brackley Male Voice Choir would like to invite you to join us for an evening of musical entertainment. We are offering you the chance to come and see and enjoy this wonderful collaboration with FREE admission! This is a great opportunity to come and experience what we have to offer and hopefully bring along your friends, family and others who you think might enjoy the concert. The programme is guaranteed to include music you will both recognise and enjoy and is sure to leave you wanting to come and see us again!

    Written on Sunday, 07 June 2015 15:46
  • 2015 Engagements List Announced

    With the area contest over, our focus shifts on a summer filled with some fantastic engagements. 

    After a successful début at the Pershore Midsummer Brass last year, we are especially pleased to be invited back and not only that, to be playing in the Abbey and Angel Inn. 

    We're also really excited to be part of the town's Carnival this year - taking part in both the procession from the Leisure Centre and the carnival at the St John's site of the Magdalen school. This promises to be a really fun local event and we're proud to be supporting it as the town's band. 

    It's also great to be returning to a number of local events which have become somewhat regular entries on our annual engagements list - it's always nice to be asked back year after year!

    To read more about our engagements list, head on over to the list here:

    See you out there!

    Written on Sunday, 12 April 2015 23:07