In !877 the then Vicar of Dore , the Rev Aldred. Proposed the formation of a brass band and Mr Henry Taylor was one of its first members. The bandmaster being Mr George Elliot of Dore. The band was in demand at Beeley,Grindleford,Hathersage and surrounding village club feasts.
Henry Taylor became bandmaster in 1886 and was one of the best known bandsmen over a wide radius. For over 46 years.
In the early part of the 20th century Shirley Taylor became the leader of the band and in family tradition the bandsmen were mainly all from the Taylor family.