The Haydock Band
"Beating strong at the heart of Haydock"
Established 1861 Celebrating over 150 years of music making
North West Representatives for the National Brass Band Championships Finals 1964, 1968, 1969, 1989, 1997, 2003, 2011, 2016
Pontins National Champions - 2nd Section
Haydock Band
Welcome to the website of The Haydock Band. The Haydock Band is the oldest community run, musical group in our area and celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2011. We are based in Haydock, St.Helens, in the North-West of England and are currently graded as a second section band. We rehearse on Monday and Thursday evenings from 8-10pm. We have some vacancies to complete our line-up so please see the Vacancies page for more details. Haydock Band encourages anyone who is interested in playing a brass instrument or percussion to come along and meet us. We are a friendly, progressive band with an all inclusive attitude so please feel free to contact us as we would be delighted to meet you.

“The Haydock Brass Band deserve great credit too, playing live on stage, which is absolutely key to the plays success.” - The (Blackpool) Gazette - Brassed Off - The Grand Theatre

“Magical musical Performances” - Liverpool Echo

“Musical Marvels” - Manchester Evening News

“Mark- on behalf of all of us- thank you to you and the all the band members of Haydock Brass Band ...” read more - Natalie West, Alder Hay Children's Hospital

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Latest News

The Band attended the Butlins Mineworkers Championships in January 2017. A moving and beautiful rendition of Inclusion impressed both the music press and audience but the adjudicators were not so impressed and placed us 5th.
The next contest for the band will be at Blackpool in the N W Area Championships on Sunday 26th February. Despite the result at Skegness we are determined to retain our N W Champions crown.
The Haydock Band, representing the North West, were placed 4th in the 2nd section at the Cheltenham National Brass Band Contest. A very creditable performance out of 16 bands.
A BIG THANK YOU to all those supporters who contributed to the Band's Fundraising which enabled us to attend the National Finals.
The Haydock Band took 1st Place at Blackpool, Area National Finals, on Sunday 28th February 2016. Congratulations to Mark Quinn for all his effort and committment in directing the band to this success.
The Haydock Band new CD "Musicality" was released on Friday 18th December at their Christmas Concert in Haydock Conservative Club.
To obtain your copy of the new CD please contact our MD, Mark Quinn or any band member. See contacts page. To listen to the "warm up" piece as a taster of the CD, Click here.
The band still has some vacancies to complete its line-up. Please see the Vacancies page for more details!