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Fanfare World Record Attempt In 2014

Thurrock Marching Brass in conjunction with the Marching Band Activity United Kingdom Facebook Page are proud to confirm that they will be attempting a new World Record for the longest Fanfare Line in History at Thurrock Marching Brass’ Essex show on Sunday 7 September 2014. It is hoped that 150 or more Trumpet and Cornet […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Entertain At Parade

Thurrock Marching Brass entertained a large enthusiastic crowd at the Southend-on-Sea Lantern Parade on 1 December 2013 as they anchored outside Feelgood’s Restaurant and performed as the parade of around 1,000 lantern carriers walked from Victoria Circus, down Pier Hill and gathered outside the restaurant. Christmas came early for the young band as the snow […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass At 2013 BYBA I&E Competition

On Sunday 24 November 2013, Thurrock Marching Brass travelled to Stafford and entered contestants in 11 different categories for the 2013 British Youth Band Association hosted Individuals & Ensembles Competition. The competition sees contestants categorized by age, and by chosen specialty of Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Mallet (all types) and Colourguard, brings together some of the […]

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2014 Thurrock Marching Brass Staff Announcements

After completing an incredibly successful three years leading Thurrock Marching Brass’ marching band, Darren Crisp will be moving into the new role of Head of Music Education, effective immediately. Darren’s three year appointment by the board has seen an incredible growth in members, their development and also seen a number of competitive successes including back […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass First National Title In 30 Years

Thurrock Marching Brass completed an undefeated season to win the 2013 British Youth Band Association Cadet Class National Championship title at Cannock, West Midlands yesterday. The talented group of musicians and performers have brought Thurrock’s first National Marching Band Championship title home for an incredible 30 years! As you would expect at a National Championships, […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Win First League Title For 30 Years

Thurrock Marching Brass were crowned as the British Youth Band Association (www.byba.org.uk) 2013 Cadet Class League Champions on Sunday 22 September 2013 after competing at the Brass Explosion competition held in Staffordshire. Competing against their own previously highest score the young band secured their second consecutive victory, posting a new highest score in the cadet […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Perform At Towngate Theatre

Thurrock Marching Brass joined the cast of the 2013 Expression! Show, hosted by the High Voltage Big Band on Saturday 14 September 2013 and performed to an  enthusiastic and packed Towngate Theatre in Basildon, Essex. Performing their 2013 summer program entitled Ker-Ching! Which features the music of legendary pop group ABBA the young performers were joined on stage by Corps […]

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New Instruments For Thurrock Marching Brass

Thurrock Marching Brass celebrates its 40th Anniversary on 18 October at the Civic Hall in Grays this year, and how fitting it was to have some of the old boys at hand to help hand out new instruments to the members. John Loader (Son of Founder David J. E Loader), Danny Doherty and Paul Meadows, […]

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New Vice President For Thurrock Marching Brass

Thurrock Marching Brass are proud to confirm Paul Grundy as Vice President of the organisation. Paul and his wife Jill have been involved in Marching Bands for over 35 years and were the successful leaders of the well known and respected Blue Ambassadors Drum & Bugle Corps. A Corps that many of the staff at TMB […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Win At Coseley, West Midlands

Thurrock Marching Brass attended their first competitive show on Sunday 7 July 2013, which was held at Coseley School in the West Midlands. Competing in the Cadet Class, the show saw the young marching band up against 5 time Cadet Class Champions the 37th Kingswood Cadets, who had not lost a single Championship for the […]

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