Senior Band Vacancies

Backworth Colliery Band is an ambitious and progressive lower-section band, based on the north-east outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne, with good transport links to the City Centre and other destinations.

  • If you are interested in joining the band, please contact the Secretary via our contacts page. You are very welcome to come and join in a few rehearsals to see if you like us! Also see link below to the band safeguarding policy, and various forms for joinng the band

We have a flexible approach to membership, with several players in the band happy to move seats if the right players wish to join. We have currently have specific vacancies for Soprano, B-flat Cornet, Tenor Trombone and Bass. We  always welcome additional players on other instruments. See members page for more details.

Prospective members and visiting musicians are more than welcome to come to one of our practices. We rehearse on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Backworth Social Club – see Map and Directions. We have several instruments that can be loaned if required.

Junior/Training Band Vacancies

Please see our Junior/Training Band page