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Thurrock Marching Brass Meets Louis Dowdeswell

On Monday 8 August 2016 members of Thurrock Marching Brass attended a High Voltage Big Band rehearsal where Trumpet supremo Louis Dowdeswell gave a masterclass in the art of trumpet playing. The young members were inspired by this amazing British talent, as was everyone present. Louis is just 22 years of age and has already […]

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Liberty Drum Corps Is On The Competition Field

Liberty’s 2016 show, “The Despicable Murder of Miss Trixie Malone” has made it onto the competition field and the members are having lots of fun performing it. The 1920s style show has seen the corps performing in 1920s “costume” rather than the corps uniform. The young members all scoured charity shops across Northampton to put […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Take Gold At Daventry

Thurrock Marching Brass travelled to Daventry in Northamptonshire on Sunday 10 July 2016 for their first summer competition on the British Youth Band Association (BYBA) circuit. This was the very first time that the show, entitled “Under New Management” was performed in public in this format, coming off the back of their success with the […]

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Marching Band Activity United Kingdom Celebrates 3 Years

Marching Band Activity United Kingdom (MBAUK) is a refreshing new online area for anyone that loves music and marching to share positive stories and to share information about themselves, their past, or indeed about things they are aware of coming up in the world of music and marching throughout the United Kingdom that they feel […]

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Gunpowder, Treason And Plot ….And The Hoff

Performance opportunities sometimes come along that are great fun to do, help raise our local profile, and allow us to raise some funds…..and The Gunpowder Plot at Boughton House was all of those. And if that wasn’t enough, David Hasselhoff was there on the first night. Without even knowing it, we had drummed for the […]

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Marching Band Activity United Kingdom Continues To Grow

Marching Band Activity United Kingdom continues to grow in followers. Launched in May 2013 as an Voluntary Independent Information and News Network has seen thousands of connections between hundreds of Bands and Musicians Sharing Information and good news from across the Activity.

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Busy Times At Liberty

It’s been a busy Spring at Liberty…..we’ve led off the Waendal International Walk, played “When the Saints go marching in” a gazillion times at Northampton Saints Rugby Union matches, have opened a local school fete, have had our first Summer show camp and some of our 6th formers/college students have given 3 presentations at local […]

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Young Brass Players – Come And Experience Liberty

Liberty are recruiting young brass players of all standards to take part in our 2015 Summer show – PROTEST! We rehearse on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons, have 3 camps a year and travel around the UK competing on Summer weekends in football and athletic stadiums. It’ll be like nothing you have ever done before! […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Announce 2015 Program

Thurrock Marching Brass is pleased to announce their 2015 Summer Corps show entitled “Leo”. This program follows the journey of young cub Leo as he grows into Lion-hood with all the challenges that brings, as well as the fun and laughter along the way too, with music arranged by World Record holding composer and arranger, […]

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UK Marching Band Alliance

For the first time, the leaders of Britain’s major marching band organisations have come together to talk about their groups and look at where they have common ground going forward. During the meeting in Burton-on-Trent; BYBA, TYMBA and DCUK outlined to each other the backgrounds of their associations, talked about their recent successes and also […]

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