Whit Friday
Oldham & Saddleworth
Date of next contest 14th June 2019



Brass band graphic



Uppermill Contest

King George V Playing Field, Uppermill

The march along Lees High Street

Uppermill was home to one of the very first Whit Friday Brass Band Contests in 1884 between just five bands (the other contests were Mossley and Stalybridge).

The contest takes place on King George V playing field. Bands assemble by the museum and march along Uppermill High Street.

Times: 4.00 - 10.30
Adjudicator: D. Marshall

Band registration is at the Museum Car Park, High Street, Uppermill, OL3 6HY.

There are numerous hostelries and food outlets in Uppermill.