About the Band

Strata Brass is a Championship Section brass band based in the heart of South Yorkshire – Hoyland (Barnsley). It has existed for over 127 years (2014 marked its 125th anniversary) & can be heard performing regularly throughout the South Yorkshire region and beyond.

The band have won 15 entertainment titles in the last few years, including victories at Wychavon (2008/ 2009/2010/2012/2013),Bolsover (2006/2008/ 2010/2012),Whiston (2013/2015/2016) and Kippax (2014).

The band also won the Holmfirth Open Championship (2013) and NEMBBA  (2013/2014 /2015).

The band is currently ranked 146th in the brass band world rankings.

The band is fully self supporting and are looking for sponsors; this can take the form of a full band sponsorship (suitable for businessess) or in the form of player/music/transport sponsorship for individuals or smaller businessess. The band also runs a patrons scheme (minimum £25 per year)