Formed in 1991 Champion Brass began life promoting the sounds of Brass both locally and nationwide. Bands of all ages and competence have benefited from Champion Brass Promotions.Champion Brass have already been involved in tours involving bands from New Zealand, Canada, Malta, The Channel Islands, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Northern Ireland. All personally designed and arranged to suit the individual bands needs, requests and budgets.

Based in Saddleworth in the North West of England, the centre of Brass Band Country, and the home of the famous Whit Friday Marches.

The people behind Champion Brass are Phil Beckwith and his wife Helen, they have a long association with local Bands and the Brass World, their knowledge of band etiquette, their many contacts and new found friends worldwide. They are certainly able to offer the personal touch many organisations can not offer.

If you wish to discuss or have any questions please ring Phil or Helen, or leave an enquiry on the Contact Page.



Take part in the Whit Friday Experience, unique throughout the world to Saddleworth. With over 50 years experience we can show you the real "Whit Friday", including of course the world famous"Whit Friday Band Contest" in which you will take part.

Sample Saddleworth hospitality in the heart of Brass Band Country. We offer executive air-conditioned coaches throughout your stay, accommodation at quality 3 - 4 star hotels or places to suit your finances. We offer visits to traditional village pubs and restaurants to sample the fayre, personal couriers throughout and the personal service of Champion Brass throughout your stay.

We will meet your special needs or requirements and of course offer you the "personal touch" at unbeatable prices you can afford.



- Travel to the UK

- Any Insurance

- Any meals or drinks other than stated


Tour Package


+ Executive air-conditioned coaches
+ Bed and Breakfast packages additional meal packages available tailored to the duration of your stay
+ All Whit Friday arrangements
+ Your own personal courier
+ All concert arrangements and promotions
+ All sightseeing arrangements
+ Visits to local band rooms and possible visits to Black Dyke,Brighouse & Rastrick, Grimethorpe can be arranged
+ The personal services of Champion Brass




Upcoming Events
Sat, Dec 08
Civic Hall
Christmas Cracker
Champion Brass invite you to The Fabulous Fairey Band ' Christmas Cracker' with special guests Dobcross Youth Band
Sat, Nov 03
Civic Hall
The Very Best of Brass
Champion Brass proudly presents ' The Very Best of Brass ' with The Yorkshire Champions, Black Dyke Band.



Champion Brass

Woody View

3 The Cutting





07969 165815