There is an annual 'Yanks' weekend (Dobcross was used as a location for the Yanks movie with Richard Gere) and the Spring Brass
Band Contest - one of the scenes in the film Brassed Off was filmed in nearby Delph.
MARSDEN Silver Prize Band are celebrating after winning the Senior Trophy for the second time in three years at the Spring Brass
Band Festival in Blackpool.
The Great Northern Spring Brass
Arts Festival takes place at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Sunday, May 8.
The first Great Northern Spring Brass
Arts Festival will be held at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, home of the Hall Orchestra.
Congratulations to Hepworth (Persimmon Homes) Band who have qualified for the British Open for the first time by winning the Grand Shield at the 85th Spring Brass
Band Festival at the Blackpool Winter Gardens last weekend.
The band, sponsored by Persimmon Homes, will line up alongside the Huddersfield Choral Society Young Voices for a Spring Brass
and Voices concert at St Paul's Hall in Huddersfield.
Sellers International Band hit the high spot in Blackpool's Winter Gardens, gaining top honour in the 84th Spring Brass