Support Us

Besses Boys' Band are a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) Registered Charity, Number: 1205158 - Registered in England and Wales with the Charity Commission.

Besses Boys' Band represent Whitefield, the surrounding area and the County in National contest championships and encourage children to learn musical instruments, developing talent and performance skills. Besses Boys' Band have a great balance of age and experience and the amount of young players who achieve so much with the band is amazing.​

Besses Boys' Band rely entirely on the support that the community have provided since the band was formed in 1943. The continuing assistance of our supporters has been the driving force behind our success and long may it continue.​ ​

There are several ways in which you can easily support us from shopping via our easy fundraising, to one-off donations and annual subscriptions which feature many benefits to our supporters.

Make a donation

When you make a donation to Besses Boys' Band, you are supporting us with our running costs. It is surprising how much it costs to run the band for just one year and the kind generosity of our community and our local sponsors really does make a difference. With annual expenditure such as rent, maintenance, insurance, and travel costs to name but a few we welcome any donation, however large or small and sincerely appreciate your support.

If you would like to make a voluntary contribution towards the band please click the button below to donate using PayPal's secure transfer site.


Besses Boys' Band players, committee and trustees would like to thank all sponsors and contributors. Your voluntary donations go a long way in supporting our band and aiding our success. We hope to do Prestwich, Whitefield and the surrounding area proud both on and off the contest stage and carry on providing quality music to our community.

Besses Boys' Band proudly ensorse the names of our sponsors and will endeavor to provide a professional association with any company. It is essential that we embrace local businesses in order to prosper within our community and your support is essential to do this. We would like to hear from any potential benefactors who can support us at any level. If you would like to discuss a sponsorship opportunity with Besses Boys' Band please contact Chairman, Bradley Hirst at or alternatively by phone on 07955098659.


If you would like to make a difference that lasts, then please consider leaving a legacy which can be in the form of money, property or memorabilia.

A normal legacy will be used when the band needs it most. However, if you would like to leave a legacy and support a particular area of Besses Boys' Band work then please contact band Chair, Bradley Hirst on or alternatively by phone on 07955098659 to discuss your wishes.

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