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DCUK 2019 – Contest Venues Confirmed

DCUK are pleased to confirm the details of the venues for the 4 regional contests being held in 2019… ~ Sunday 16th June – Dorothy Hyman Stadium, Barnsley, South Yorkshire ~ Sunday 30th June – Woking FC, Woking, Surrey ~ Sunday 14th July -South Kesteven Stadium (Grantham Town FC) Grantham, Lincolnshire ~ Sunday 8th Sept […]

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Opportunity For Young Photographer/Videographer At Liberty

Liberty are looking to find a talented 15-18 year old creative to help us record our journey from our Spring rehearsals through to October’s British Youth Band Championships. This is a great opportunity for a year 11 or 6th form pupil to put together a portfolio of work for exams or interviews…or maybe for someone […]

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2019 Liberty Show Announcement

Liberty are delighted to announce their 2019 Summer production – “The American Dream” The show opens as people from across Europe arrive at Ellis Island emigrating to a better life in the “New World”. We follow them, and their descendants, as they settle, build New York and follow their American Dreams. Read the rest of […]

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British Drum Corps Championships Live Webcast

This Saturday, 22nd September, the DCUK 39th British Drum Corps Championships is taking place at the Select Security Halton Stadium in Widnes, Cheshire, England. On line ticket sales are still open until Thursday night – http://www.dcuk.org.uk/about/tickets.html – and then will be available at the venue from 10am Saturday.

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The Final Camp Before National Championships

As Liberty members pulled into the grounds of Beaumanor Hall, they were greeted by the smell of field lining paint. Our generous volunteers were marking out a rehearsal field. This is where the corps would be spending the next two days, playing and marching through the show. The September camp is always a checkpoint for […]

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Summer Rhythm: Liberty Host Local Drum Corps Show

For the past three years, Liberty have hosted Summer Rhythm; a marching arts show in Northamptonshire. This year, over 15 bands turned up to perform at a packed-out stadium at Corby Town Football Club. There were two main competitions taking place at Summer Rhythm; one hosted by British Youth Band Association and the other hosted […]

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High Score Debut For Liberty

Liberty had a great start to the 2018 season as they put their 2018 show, “The Day They Came” onto the competition field for the first time at the DCUK show in Woking. With 13 of their young members were doing A Levels or GCSEs this year, the corps decided to take a slower approach […]

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Move Liberty A Mile

This Summer Liberty will be travelling 1228 miles across the UK to competitions, camps & concerts. That’s like Lands End to John O’Gaunt and then halfway back again!!! Every time we travel we need to hire a coach as well as a van for the instruments and uniforms….and then there are fuel costs for the […]

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US Journey Begins For Liberty Brass Player

Every summer since 2014, Liberty members have flown out to the USA to compete with some of the world’s top drum corps in Drum Corps International (DCI); marching music’s major league. This year is no different. Last week was mellophone player Elliott’s last Liberty rehearsal before his American journey with Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps, […]

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‘Outstanding’ Performance For Liberty At Northampton Eisteddfod

Taking part in the Northampton Eisteddfod – a local performing arts festival – has become an established part of Liberty’s preparations for a new season. With the focus entirely on music, it gives the members an opportunity to present the first half of the new show to an audience and adjudicator that does not normally […]

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