Renowned brass by Black Dyke Band at Royal & Derngate

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World famous brass act, The Black Dyke Band, return to the Derngate’s stage on Saturday.

The origins of the band go back to 1816 when Peter Wharton founded a brass and reed band in the Yorkshire village of Queenshead.

John Foster played French Horn in this band and it has been said that Black Dyke was formed from it. They are the most recorded band in the world, with more than 300 recordings.

This show will be raising money for the Royal British Legion’s National Poppy Appeal.

It is also the most successful contesting band in the world having won numerous awards. Doors at the Northampton theatre open at 7.30pm and tickets cost £17.