The most recorded band in the world is coming to Harpenden Public Halls in September.

The Black Dyke Brass Band is also the most successful contesting band in the world having won the European Championships 11 times, the British Open no fewer than 29 times and the National Championships of Great Britain 22 times.

Black Dyke was also the first band to achieve the ‘Grand Slam’ in 1985 by winning the Yorkshire regional, European, British Open and National Championships, along with being voted BBC’s Best Band of the Year.

The band have also released a single on The Beatles’ Apple Records label, an instrumental composed by Lennon and McCartney called Thingumybob, as well as an instrumental version of Yellow Submarine.

Harpenden Public Halls, Southdown Road, Harpenden, Sunday, September 15, 3pm. Details: 01582 767525