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Tim Gillies

MD Appointed Oct 2017

Bradford Concert Band (BCB) are delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Gillies as our new Musical Director. Tim has recently completed his Masters degree in Musicology at Leeds University. He will start conducting the Band in early November 2017. He brings with him many years of experience in leading musical ensembles, having conducted the    […]

Ilkley Bandstand Sep 2017

Ilkley Bandstand Sep 2017

The last concert of the summer season for Bradford Concert Band, the weather remaining dry until we’d finished.

BCB Haworth Park Aug 2017

Haworth Park Aug 2017

An enjoyable afternoon in Haworth park playing to an appreciative audience.

BMCB Meanwood Park Leeds Aug 2017

Meanwood Park Leeds Aug 2017

A gorgeous summer’s afternoon in Meanwood Park Leeds playing for an appreciate audience. Click here for more photos

BMCB Ilkley Food Fair Aug 2017

Ilkley Food Fair Aug 2017

A great morning playing music for the Ilkley Food Fair and listening to the talk on cocktails made with lemon flavoured Gin! Click here for more photo.

BMCB Ilkley Bandstand Jul 2017

Ilkley Bandstand Jul 2017

An enjoyable afternoon in Ilkley to enjoy the music, sunshine and ice cream. Click here for more photos.

BMCB Baildon St Johns Jun 2017

Baildon St Johns Jun 2017

A short but enjoyable evening playing to the audience after an extended raffle session. Click here for more photos.

BMCB Dartmouth Park Morley Jun 2017

Dartford Park Morley Jun 2017

A few photos of the day. Not that you’d know from the photos but our tunes were competing with the dog show public address system on the park adjacent! Click here for more photos.

Bronte Vintage Gathering May 2017

Bronte Village Gathering May 2017

BMCB play for the Bronte Village Gathering at Cullingworth. Click here for more photos.

Alzheimers Socirty Logo

Ilkley Bandstand Apr 2017

BMCB plays on behalf of the Alzheimers Society on Ilkley Bandstand.

Xmas Concert St Walburgas Shipley Dec 2016

Xmas Concert St Walburgas Shipley Dec 2016

A great night at St Walburgas School Shipley with the band playing and the children singing. Check out a few photos here and a video here.

Ilkley Lights Nov 2016

Ilkley Lights Nov 2016

A rather cold and crisp afternoon before the turning on of the Ilkley Lights for 2016. Click here for more photos.

BMCB Bradford Industrial Museum Christmas Fayre Nov 2016

Bradford Industrial Museum Christmas Fayre Nov 2016

BMCB played at the Bradford Industrial Museums Christmas Fayre. Click here to see more photos of the event and here to see the videos.

BMCB Harrogate Flower Show Sep 2016

Harrogate Flower Show Sep 2016

A lovely sunny day for playing at the Harrogate Flower Show. Check out the photos of the event, the video and audio track.

BMCB Ilkley Bandstand Sep 2016

Ilkley Bandstand Sep 2016

On a bright sunny afternoon, the residents of Ilkley enjoy a variety of music played by Bradford Metropolitan Concert Band (BMCB). Here are a few more photos.

BMCB Rothwell Show Sep 2016

Rothwell Show Sep 2016

Massive vegetables were the background to this show – the bigger the better as seen by the pumpkin! See more photos here.

BMCB Myrtle Park Bingley Aug 2016

Myrtle Park Bingley Aug 2016 – Lifeline Bradford

A wonderful warm afternoon in Myrtle Park Bingley supporting Life Line Bradford’s Street Party. Click here to see more photos of the event.

BMCB Baildon Hall Jul 2016 Second Half

Baildon Hall Jul 2016

Click here to see more photos of our Baildon Hall Concert.

BMCB Middleton Park Jun 2016

Middleton Park Leeds Jun 2016

Click here to see more photos of our Middleton Park Concert

BMCB Ilkley Bandstand May 2016

Ilkley Bandstand May 2016

Click here to see more photos of our outing to Ilkley

BMCB Bronte Vintage Gathering Cullingworth May 2016

Bronte Vintage Gathering Cullingworth May 2016

A cracking outing for the band at the Bronte Village Gathering at Cullingworth when the sun shone and the background sounds of vintage engines purred! For more photos click here

BMCB Xmas Party Ilkley 2015

Xmas Party Ilkley Dec 2015

A great meal at the Riverside Hotel in Ilkley and yet another most enjoyable quiz from our Chairman & Quizmaster Richard Prowne. Still not convince of the “1 D……” clue though! More photos here

BMCB Xmas Concert Baildon Hall Dec 2015

Xmas Concert Baildon Hall Dec 2015

A wonderful last concert for the 40th year of Bradford Metropolitan Concert Band at our home venue of Baildon Hall Baildon. Click here to see more photos

BMCB Walsh Funeral Service Dec 2015

Walsh Funeral Service Dec 2015

Yet another memorable service by Walsh Funeral Services at St Josephs Church Bradford. Click here to see a few photos

BMCB Xmas Concert Dec 2015

Xmas Concert The Octagon Riddlesden Dec 2015

Our end of year Christmas Concert held at the Octagon Riddlesden Keighley. Click here for more photos.

BMCB Keswick Nov 2015- (28) Cheryl Coles

Keswick Oct 2015

A wonderful weekend enjoyed by all. Click here for more photos

BMCB Epilepsy Action Bradford 10k Run Sep 2015

Epilepsy Action Bradford 10k Run Sep 2015

An early start for not only the band but all the runners. An enjoyable short play for a worthy cause and a few claps from the appreciative runners!

BMCB Harrogate Flower Show Sep 2015

Harrogate Flower Show Sep 2015

An enjoyable afternoon ‘pottering’ around Harrogate Flower Show. See more photos here.

BMCB Dartmouth Park Morley Aug 2015

Dartmouth Park Morley Aug 2015

BMCB Plays at Dartmouth Park Morley. Click here for more photos