Brass Band Contests 2019

The Greatest Free Show In The World is back!

The Oldham & Saddleworth Brass Band Contests return this Whit Friday, as does the Tameside Brass Bands Competition.  Thousands of spectators and Brass Bands from all over the world will descend on our area for the competitions on Friday evening.  Find details below of the competitions and times, road closures, public transport changes and weather forecast.