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BYBA Northern AGM 2021

Friday 12th November saw BYBA Northern Chair Wally Hemmingway host the first regional AGM for 2021. The first item of business was the Regional Officers. First, the regional secretary. The secretary position had been vacant since last AGM, when outgoing secretary Cath Sheldon stepped down. Emma Arnett was unanimously voted in by those present. Read […]

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BYBA Northern Region Welcomes Emma Arnett

Following on from the Northern Region AGM, held on Friday 12th November, BYBA are pleased to welcome Emma Arnett to the role of Northern Region Secretary. Emma has been involved in the marching world since 2011, when she joined Revolution. Initially a trumpet player, Emma then progressed to the colourguard section, where she would spend […]

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49th BYBA Annual General Meeting

The 49th AGM will be held on Sunday 16th January 2022 at 6 pm. In view of the uncertainty as to whether there will be further Covid-19 restrictions in effect this winter, which may prevent travel and large indoor gatherings, the meeting will once again be held remotely. We hope to return to a normal […]

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2021 BYBA Individuals & Ensembles

Fancy yourself as the next star of the marching arts? BYBA and TYMBA’s Individuals and Ensembles (I&E) competition is your chance to share your passion and show everyone what you are capable of! Expand the sections below to find out more about I&E. Then, once you’re ready to go, read through the information pack, download […]

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Song For The Frontline

The British Youth Band Association (BYBA) and Traditional Youth Marching Bands Association (TYMBA) are pleased to present the Song for the Frontline. This video sees the banding fraternity join together to express their thanks for all the key workers that helped throughout the pandemic – thank you! Read the rest of the article here.

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The Autumn Band Series

After the success of the Band is Back! event held on the 12th September, the British Youth Band Association (BYBA), Traditional Youth Marching Bands Association (TYMBA) and the Indoor Music Games (IMG) have investigated the possibility of running a new series of shows called the Autumn Band Series. BYBA, TYMBA and IMG are pleased to […]

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Review: Band Is Back

Band is most definitely back in the UK following the British Youth Band (BYBA)’s “Band is Back!” event on September 12th 2021. Six bands made the journey to Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium, Leicester, for a fine day enjoyed by all. BYBA had obviously booked the weather too, with the stadium basking in glorious sunlight for […]

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BYBA Council Meeting – 2nd September

BYBA Council held another meeting via Zoom on Thursday 2nd September. The main focus for this meeting was the Band is Back! event in September, but there were other items on the agenda as well. Read the rest of the article here.

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Drum Corps Celebration For East Coast Elite’s Jessica Jex

Today marks the culmination of the Drum Corps International Celebration. There will be NINE HOURS of performances from some of the best in the marching business. Ahead of this massive finale, we’ve been catching up with Jessica Jex from BYBA member band East Coast Elite. Jess has been over in the US rehearsing and performing […]

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Band Is Back

Following several discussions with member bands, the British Youth Band Association (BYBA) are pleased to announce the details for a live event to be held at Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium, Leicester, on Sunday 12th September 2021. On The Day Each of BYBA’s 28 member bands have already been invited to perform, which should make for […]

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