We meet every Monday at our bandhall in Oxford. We welcome all ages and all abilities and we can even supply an instrument. Find out more about playing with us…
We are looking for a talented individual with exceptional conducting, training and coaching skills to lead our Senior Band.
We are available to play at parties, fêtes, receptions and all public events.
We began life as the Headington Brass band in 1887… or was it 1847? Find out why we’re not quite sure…
We offer support and tuition for experienced players and beginners alike.
Our purpose-built hall is conveniently located in Temple Cowley, has good parking and is available to hire for meetings, rehearsals, societies, clubs and parties.
If you or someone in your family were a member of our band in the past we’d love to hear from you.
Our motto Amicitia Per Musicam means Friendship Through Music and we would love to stay in touch with you.
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The City of Oxford Silver Band is Oxford’s oldest brass band with a history that dates back to the 1840s.
We have three active bands from absolute beginners to our senior band which welcomes experienced players and competes in the National Brass Band Championships.
The band has a busy schedule performing at local events around Oxfordshire.
We meet weekly at our bandhall in Temple Cowley, Oxford.
COSB has been training and encouraging new and improving musicians for over 100 years. We welcome all ages and all abilities. We also offer free instrument loan and subsidised music lessons.
If you live in or near Oxford, or perhaps are coming to University in the new term, and are looking for somewhere to play, get in touch, we’d love to see you.
We can provide a full band, up to 25 players for all kinds of public and private events, we can also offer smaller groups for weddings, parties etc.
The Oxford Silver Band Hall is a versatile space available to hire for all events.