A blisteringly hot day in the North of England saw marching musical units from across the country take part in the first two competitions of the season.
Blue skies and sizzling temperatures marked the opening day of the 2017 British Youth Band Association contesting season.
In 1977 Eddie walked into the 2nd Parkstone Company of The Boys' Brigade & became Captain. He said “I'm going to start a band, a marching band”, and he did.
BYBA are please to announce that the draws for playing order at this years contests took place on 6th May
Some amazing talent – young and old – was on show at the Northern Preview on Saturday 6 May.
On Sunday 2 April, marching bands and drum corps from all over the Midlands gathered in Birmingham for Midlands Showcase, an afternoon of fun, friendship and informal performances.