BLACK Dyke Band is the most recorded band in the world with over 350 recordings and growing every year.

Conducted by Nicholas Childs, it is also the most successful contesting band in the world having won the European Championships 13 times, the British Open no fewer than 30 times and the National Championships of Great Britain 23 times.The band recently secured an unprecedented hattrick of wins at the Yorkshire regional championships.

In demand all over the world, the Black Dyke Band is recognized as one of the foremost ensembles of its type, presenting innovative programs of music that appeal to a wide range of tastes, from original works to classical, film music and even a touch of jazz.

Nicholas said: “I am the second longest conductor of the band, the first had been with them 37 years. It is in my DNA, it is what I love to do. To me, my work is not a job at all. There are many great orchestras but there is only one Black Dyke Band.”

The Black Dyke Band will be at The Octagon Theatre in Yeovil on Saturday, February 1 at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £25.

To book or to find out more visit or call 01935 422884.