Est. 1943

Besses Boys' Band


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The world famous Besses Boys' Band are a 2nd Section brass band based in Manchester, North West England. Established in 1943 we are a local band providing music services to the local community and beyond for 75 years. Our varied programme of events can be found on our Events page and include concerts, community events, charity events and private bookings. Besses Boys' Band are available for any occasion. Please Contact Us for more information.

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Next Event:


Besses Boys' Band on Broadway


Friday 15th June 2018

Whitefield Methodist Church

1 Elms Street, Whitefield, Manchester M45 8GQ


Tickets available on the Door

Adults - £7 / Concessions - £6


19:30 Start


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  • Local Businesses Back The Band­

Businesses from across the borrough help out to 'Mute' the band.

  • Besses Boys Band Annual Chocolate BINGO !

Community Delight at prizes donated by Award Winning Pastissier and Chocolatiers.

Glossop Band Club 2018
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Besses Boys Band will officially launch their 75th anniversary celebrations this weekend at the famous Whit Friday march contests in Tameside and Saddleworth.


It will mark the start of a number of different commemorative events and projects over the coming months cumulating in a reunion concert and exhibition in October.

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This year marks the 75th Anniversary of The world famous Besses Boys' Band. 2018 will see the band celebrate our history and commemorate the occasion with a concert and exhibition in October. To learn more about the hisrory of Besses Boys' Band click HERE