Bingley Music Town & The Challenge Festival

Bingley Music Town is running the Bandstand Stage for the Challenge Festival that takes place in Myrtle Park on 25th and 26th May 2024.

Find out more about our involvement in Challenge Festival.

Challenge Festival

Sounds In Town - 14th May 2024

We’re helping with a new event that gives musicians a chance to perform to a supportive audience.

Sounds In Town is aimed more towards unamplified musicians (think ‘orchestra’ type), but we’ll have Cullingworth Community Choir there, and hopefully Wilko Wilkes

If you want to perform, get in touch. We’re booking performances in 10 minute slots. I’m told there may be cake!

Sounds In Town Event

Live Music

Check out our Upcoming Events page to see all listings.


Friday 19 April 2024


Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to…

From: 19:30

Price: £19.00, approx running time 2HR 15mins

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Bingley Arts Centre

Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2LZ

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This week




Dirty Deads

The Brown Cow

From: 19:30

Price: Free




Flash Cassette

Five Rise Records

Playing live as part of Record Store Day 24

From: 17:00

Price: Free




Record Store Day 24

Five Rise Records

The shop opens at 8:00am. Customer open turntables from 10am hosted by The Record Club Shipley. Flash Cassette live in store from 5pm. Licensed bar with draft ales supplied by Wishbone Brewery.

From: 08:00 - late

Price: Free

Make Music

Check out our Regular Activities page to see what’s on offer throughout the week.
Looking for Music Teacher? Check out our Tuition page.

Can you Help?

Sometimes we need a little help from our friends so we’ve set up a community notice board of requests we’ve received for help.

Sounds In Town

Sounds In Town

Volunteers are needed for a new group that wants to give amateur musicians the chance to perform in a friendly supportive setting.

Pianist/Organist Wanted

Pianist/Organist Wanted

Eldwick Church is looking for someone to play piano for hymns on Sunday mornings.

Join the Steering Group

Join the Steering Group

Shape the direction and priorities of Bingley Music Town.

See our Help Wanted page for more community music notices.

Five Rise Locks 250th Anniversary

On Saturday 23rd March 2024 we helped organise live music throughout the town as part of the Five Rise Locks 250th Anniversary.

Old image of Five Rise Locks

Bingley - A Music Town

Bingley Music Town brings together the people that care about music in our area, to make sure there are great musical opportunities for everyone now, and into the future.

There’s already so much going on, and there’s also loads of ideas about what else could happen in our town and district.

We’re working on a plan to make things happen, you’re welcome to join us.

Get up to speed with what we’re doing…

Background Documents


Get involved

Why not become a member and get involved to make a difference?

Sign up to our mailing list to stay informed about what’s happening.

If you have an idea for music in our town, or you’re already doing something, then we’d love to hear it.
Please contact us and tell us all about it.

Can you help? See our Help Wanted page for more opportunities to get involved.

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Organisational Members