• 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 Originally made up of serving police officers, the band performed military-style music [...]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
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
Aug
27
Sun
5:30 pm Big Band @ Concorde Hangar at Manchester Airport
Big Band @ Concorde Hangar at Manchester Airport
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm
This is a private function
Sep
10
Sun
2:00 pm Big Band @ Haigh Hall
Big Band @ Haigh Hall
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm
Event details TBC
Sep
17
Sun
12:30 pm Dixie Band @ Clayton Brook OCB Fun Day
Dixie Band @ Clayton Brook OCB Fun Day
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
More details to follow
Sep
29
Fri
7:30 pm Jazz ensemble @ Sheridan Hotel
Jazz ensemble @ Sheridan Hotel
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm
Event details coming soon
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
14
Sat
7:30 pm Big band @ Village on the Green
Big band @ Village on the Green
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm
More details to come
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
26
Thu
7:00 pm Sax quartet @ Bolton Town Hall
Sax quartet @ Bolton Town Hall
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm
The quartet will be providing musical entertainment after the attestation of new police officers: invited guests only.
Oct
28
Sat
7:30 pm Wind Band @ King George's Hall
Wind Band @ King George's Hall
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm
 

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 [...]