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Song For The Frontline

In a time where COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it, there are thousands of key workers who have continued to carry out essential duties, providing care and support for those in need. After almost a year, and with restrictions likely to continue for some time, BYBA would like to acknowledge the vital […]

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Relaunch For BYBA Southern Region

Southern bands: this is your time to shine! Following a successful meeting of the Southern Region via Zoom on Friday 22nd January, the Southern Region is all set for an exciting relaunch! Speaking after the meeting, BYBA Chairman Neil Wright said he feels there is a “real passion from the Southern region members” to “get […]

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Cory Masterclass For Thurrock Marching Brass

On Saturday 16 January members of Thurrock Marching Brass joined Philip Harper and the Cory Band, the World’s #1 Brass Band and their section leaders in a virtual Brass and Percussion day which saw Philip and the section leaders masterfully guide all participants through their respective instruments and parts to two fabulous pieces. A Melvern […]

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TMB And Cory Band In Development Partnership Deal

The World’s Number One Ranked Brass Band, the Cory Band from South Wales, and the 2019 Drum Corps United Kingdom (DCUK) Junior Class British Champions enter into a Development Partnership deal which will see the Cory Band come to Essex on May 16 2020 to perform a guest slot at the Indoor Music Games (IMG) […]

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Liberty Are Youth Champions At WGI UK In Essex

Liberty travelled to Basildon in Essex to compete in the very first WGI Winds Competition to be held in the UK. The judges had been flown in from America and we hoped they would like our 2019 show “The American Dream.” Since the competing in Nottingham we had added in the choreography and movement for […]

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Liberty Gets Younger

Liberty has been described to us as a great youth club for young people who love music…and that sounds like a great description! As we start 2019, we are taking the opportunity to make sure that we are really focused on being a great place for young people by reducing our maximum age from 21 […]

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2018 Liberty Annual Awards Night

Liberty’s end of season Awards and Review Night was held once again at Crispins Club in Duston. The event celebrates all that the members have experienced and achieved in the last 12 months. With BYBA Individuals and Ensembles being held on the same weekend, it was also an opportunity for some of the soloists to […]

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Liberty Finish Off 2018 Season At BYBA National Championships

And so the last competitive performance of the year had come around and we were off to Bedford to the BYBA National Championships. It was an extremely wet and cold day, and this presented a whole range of challenges to both the organisers and the bands taking part. Read the rest of the article here.

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Thurrock Marching Brass World Record Attempt

Thurrock Marching Brass in conjunction with Marching Band Activity United Kingdom is proud to confirm that they will be attempting to regain their World Record for the longest fanfare line in History during 2018. For this attempt we have teamed up with the British Youth Band Association who has graciously allowed us to perform the […]

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Liberty BYBA Finals 2016 Report

…and so to the last competition of our season – British Youth Band Association Finals. We met at lunchtime and between rain showers managed a couple of full run throughs. We then travelled to Telford in pouring rain, hoping that the weather might be a bit kinder to us when we performed. The rain cleared […]

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