About Us

The Barnstaple Town Youth Marching Band was formed during the Spring of 2005 with very few members; we now have approximately 25 playing members and 6 support members.

Playing members range in age from 8years to 25years (with a very small number of adults slightly beyond this age). Members are not required to have any previous experience of playing an instrument; tuition, instruments and uniforms are all provided by the Band.

The Band take part in ceremonial occasions, community events & carnivals within the local area and throughout Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. 

A wide variety of music is played that includes military marches, popular tunes and a selection of songs from well-known musicals & shows. 

We are honoured to have the support of Barnstaple Town Council who sanctioned the use of the Town's Coat-of-Arms on our uniform's & instruments.

The BTYMB are now officially affiliated to

The Salamanca Band and Bugles of the Rifles formerly

The Band of the Devonshire & Dorset Light Infantry; The Rifle Volunteers.






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