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) and 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 147th 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)