Posts from 2021

1st November 2021
East Riding Youth Brass Band – Opens its doors to new players
The East Riding Youth Brass band is joining forces with Driffield Silver Band and are sharing DSB’s rehearsal space in Nafferton Village Hall, the first rehearsal will be Friday 19th November.  The Youth band will rehearse 1 hour before DSB and 6 or so DSB players are going to be there throughout the rehearsal to support the Youth Band.  There is also a newspaper and social media campaign to invite new players along.

14th October 2021
Donation of a Besson Cornet
Rob Searby,  whose family have had close ties with the band’s cornet section and also conducting, has very generously donated his Besson cornet, 5 mouthpieces and 2 mutes to the band.  Thank you Rob.

6th September 2021
Saturday 25 September Rob Dawson Memorial and Celebration Concert – Rix Pavilion Driffield
On Saturday 25 September both Driffield and Hunmanby Silver Bands will be performing as a massed band in a concert that will celebrate the Life of Rob Dawson who was the Principal Euphonium player in both Bands.  The concert will be held in the Rix Pavilion on Driffield Showground.  All are welcome to attend.  There will be refreshments available and a retiring collection.

31st August 2021
Burton Constable – Last Night of the Proms

The Band is looking forward to playing at Burton Constable HU11 4LN this Friday 3 September.  A Last Night of the Proms performance. Enquiries for ticket sales 01964 562400 or email

25th February 2021
DSB Returning to Rehearsals latest update
After the Priminister announced his 4 stages of recovery on the 22nd February 2021 Driffield Silver Band are hoping to return to full rehearsals from 14 May 2021.  

5th February 2021
Donations to DSB’s crowdfund page
Driffield Silver Band has had the support to the Crowdfund appeal from local groups and businesses.
From the 
Driffield Masons
Mrs Caroline Martinson
Bridlington Lions 
Driffield Cobbler
Mr GledHill Via Helen
Mr & Mrs Duck Via Kathryn
Mr & Mrs Speck Via Rachel
and individual supporters some of which are current and past members of the band
Thank you to you all.