• 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

    The original Police Band was formed in Salford after the funeral of a police officer in 1877. Following the amalgamation with the City Of Manchester Police in 1968, and the [...]

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Upcoming Events

Jul
1
Sat
12:00 pm Dixie Band @ Teddy Bears' Picnic
Dixie Band @ Teddy Bears' Picnic
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lots of entertainment and fun for all the family! There will be a bbq, refreshment stalls (including a beer tent), fairground rides and a bouncy castle, stalls and more! And of course, you can take along your own teddy and picnic.
8:00 pm Big band @ Meltham Memories Grand Victory Ball
Big band @ Meltham Memories Grand Victory Ball
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm
We're back for another fantastic gig as part of the Meltham Memories weekend! Find out more about it on their website: http://melthammemories.co.uk/ Tickets cost £8 and are available from Flower Box or Waggon & Horses. Get yours early, the event sells out every year! More info on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melthammemories1940s/photos/a.390641864334637.89313.390614887670668/1048758988522918/?type=1&theater  
Jul
2
Sun
1:00 pm Wind Band @ St. John's Cricket Club, Tottington
Wind Band @ St. John's Cricket Club, Tottington
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the band for a day of fun at the Cricket Club. Find out more from the club themselves - http://www.tsjcc.co.uk/cricket/  
Jul
8
Sat
6:00 pm Wind Band Summer Pops in the Park @ Alexandra Park, Manchester
Wind Band Summer Pops in the Park @ Alexandra Park, Manchester
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
Together with the fabulous Manchester Show Choir, we are proud to present a fantastic afternoon and evening of music and entertainment in Alexandra Park, all in aid of the Christie. The event starts at 3pm and there's fun for all the family - from face painting to bouncy castles, food and a bar, and of course lots of live music [...]
Jul
15
Sat
2:00 pm Sax Quartet (private event) @ Ferrari's Country House Hotel
Sax Quartet (private event) @ Ferrari's Country House Hotel
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm
Sax quartet are entertaining guests at a wedding reception, at the beautiful Ferrari's Country House Hotel.
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.

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 [...]