• Book the band…

    If you're interested in booking any of our ensembles, or attending any of our forthcoming events, please contact Band Manager, Barry Frost by email.    

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  • Concert Favourites album

    Concert Favourites

    Enjoy this sample of tracks from the album "Concert Favourites". The full album includes: Army of the Nile Resplendent Glory Shepherd's Song The Simpsons All Through the Night Sousa! Summer [...]

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  • About the Band

    History The original Police Band was formed in Salford after the funeral of a police officer in 1877. Originally made up of serving police officers, the band performed military-style music [...]

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Upcoming Events

Aug
3
Thu
1:00 pm Big Band @ 999 Emergency Services Day
Big Band @ 999 Emergency Services Day
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm
We're back at the brilliant Emergency Services Day! We love this event - it's a great day out for the family. Firefighters, RSPCA, Police, Coastguard, Ambulance, Army...and much more. It's free to attend, so come along. We'll be on the main stage in the Orient food court from 1pm!
Aug
26
Sat
1:00 pm Marching Band @ Pride parade
Marching Band @ Pride parade
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm
Join us and over 100 other groups of people at the spectacular Pride parade through Manchester city centre. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever - a true celebration of the vibrant diversity of the wonderful city of Manchester. Visit the website for more details about the parade: http://manchesterpride.com/our-events/the-parade
Sep
10
Sun
2:00 pm Big Band @ Haigh Hall
Big Band @ Haigh Hall
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm
Event details TBC
Oct
6
Fri
7:30 pm Big Band @ Chief's Stars Awards
Big Band @ Chief's Stars Awards
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm
The big band will be providing entertainment for the distinguished guests of the Chief Constable's STARS awards again this year.
Oct
21
Sat
7:00 pm Wind Band @ St. Matthew's Parish Church
Wind Band @ St. Matthew's Parish Church
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Please contact the event organisers for more information. Thanks.
Oct
28
Sat
7:30 pm Wind Band @ King George's Hall
Wind Band @ King George's Hall
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm
 
Nov
4
Sat
7:30 pm Big Band @ Royal Station Hotel, Carnforth
Big Band @ Royal Station Hotel, Carnforth
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm
 
Dec
16
Sat
7:00 pm Big Band at the High Sheriff’s T... @ Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Manchester
Big Band at the High Sheriff’s T... @ Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Manchester
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Join the GMP big band for the annual High Sheriff's Trust Christmas Ball this year! It's at the stunning Marriott Renaissance Hotel, close to the Cathedral and Victoria Station. You'll be welcomed with a drinks reception and dine on a delicious full Christmas Dinner, then be entertained by our full big band, with vocalists, and by the fabulous Rick Moorhouse. [...]

Our music

Santa Baby live!

The GMP Big Band performed at the Winter Wonderland spectacular at Event City on Saturday 17 December. Here's a short clip of Chief Inspector Clara [...]