Support Rockingham Brass Band

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Project by Rockingham Brass Band

Total raised £1,090

raised so far

+ est. £177.50 Gift Aid



We need funds to provide a covid-safe venue and PPE to keep our members safe during rehearsals. These rehearsals guarantee our survival.

We're still collecting donations

On the 24th December 2020 we'd raised £1,050 with 33 supporters in 28 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

 New stretch target

Any extra money will go into the funds for our 170th Anniversary Celebration which we hope to have as soon as we can!


  170 years ago this year, a group from around Birdwell near Barnsley banded together to form the first incarnation of the Rockingham Brass Band. Today, we are one of the oldest bands still active in the country. This year was meant to be a celebration of all of our achievements since 1850, overcoming pit closures, times of strife and the near collapse of the band nearly 5 years ago. We rose out of the ashes, from a 4th Section band with only 8 players to placing 5th in the 2nd Section. We now have 30 strong regular players and this is down to the extensive efforts of the band members who put in all their energy and love into fighting to keep us thriving and successful. 



 Sadly this year, like so many bands and clubs out there, the arrival of the Coronavirus put a stop to the months of planning and fundraising. The income usually received from public performance could not be obtained and we were forced to rely on reserve funds to keep up with basic expenses.


    Now we really need your help so that we can continue to provide a service to the community and general public through donations made by you. Our members all love the band and despite the financial pressures this year, still continue to pay subscriptions in support. It has become an extension of their families, and the friendships made have lasted down the years.



  Your donations will cover the rental of a larger, covid-safe venue, PPE and the equipment we need to keep the band safe, supported, and strong during these unprecedented times. 


1606161619_13938359_1756459434625509_1535713562906896351_n.jpgPlease donate, share amongst your friends, and, if you can, help fundraise to keep the band a firm fixture within our community.

Thank you

Rockingham Brass Band


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This project offered rewards

£300 or more

£300 for A Full Concert!

For £300, you as an individual or business, could purchase your own concert featuring the entire Rockingham Brass Band! This could be for a special occasion, a fair or for a festive party! Just like the small ensemble, there's no expiry date and it's redeemable when you want it! Just contact the band via: [email protected] to find out more! Enjoy! (Location limited by travel, please enquire for further details!)

£2 or more

£2 Christmas Card From The Band

Pledge £2 and receive a personalised Christmas Card for yourself or a family member.

£5 or more

£5 Rockingham Pin Badge

£5 will get you a lovely Rockingham Golden Pin Badge for yourself or as a gift

£20 or more

£20 Patronage

For £20, you will become a Patron of the Rockingham Brass Band which includes 2 free tickets to the Rockingham Annual Patrons Concerts. Once we have permission to perform once again, the tickets will be still available to redeem.

£25 or more

£25 Personalised Video Message

As a Christmas message for yourself or a loved one, or maybe as a birthday present... £25 will get you a personalised video message from Rockingham Brass Band!

£30 or more

£30 Band Polo Shirt

*LIMITED EDITION* At £30, you will also get a Polo Shirt baring the Rockingham Brass Band Logo. The shirts are all black with the logo stitched onto the chest in red.

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