We are a 4th section brass band located to the southeast of Manchester city centre (M60 J24), in the town of Denton, Tameside. We are a non-profit making organisation, providing music to the community.
In 2009 the band celebrated its 150th anniversary, having been originally founded in 1859.
In addition to performing a number of concerts and marches in the Tameside area, the band competes in a number of contests each year.
We are a social, eager and friendly band. Players of all levels are always welcome.
Denton Brass rehearses in their new ‘home’ at The Denton West End WMC, Grosvenor Street, Denton, M34 3WN every Monday and Thursday evening between 7:45 and 9:45 PM. We also have access to the club bar where we enjoy a liquid refreshment after rehearsal
Our training band rehearse on Wednesday evenings between 7:00 and 8:15 PM
at Denton St John Ambulance, Taylor Lane, Denton, Manchester M34 3NG
The Ring o Bells is a multi award winning pub in the heart of Marple. It sits alongside the canal and has its own canal boat which has been transformed into a floating pub and party boat.
The Bell can be chartered for all occasions then returning to the Ring o Bells for a meal. The pub itself if full of charm and character with open fires and walls adorned with pictures of Marple and the pub from a bygone era.
It is open all day everyday and offers fresh home cooked food throughout the day. There is a canal side terrace which through the summer has weekly brass band concerts whilst enjoying the food and drink on offer. In the evenings there are quiz nights and regular light indoor entertainment to cater for all tastes.
The landlord; Michael Coleman is an ex-professional musician and singer. Played the saxophone with many famous groups e.g. Edwin Starr, Kim Weston, Guys & Dolls. He formerly headed the largest entertainment agency outside London, where he was "discovered" and worked with many famous 70s groups including Mud, Sweet, Smokey. He also worked alongside Peter Stringfellow in nightclubs and discotheques in Leeds, Manchester, London, New York, Miami Beach and Rodeo Drive Los Angeles.
Whilst every effort goes into ensuring this gig listing is accurate and up to date, always check with the venue before you travel.