7th & 8th August 2020
Vivary Park

Marching Bands

 

THE COMBINED YOUTH BANDS OF BARNSTAPLE AND BIDEFORD

(FRIDAY ONLY)

 

The combined youth bands from Barnstaple and Bideford comprise: -

BARNSTAPLE TOWN YOUTH MARCHING BAND.

The Band was formed in 2005. Playing members range in age from 8 years to 25 years. They take part in ceremonial occasions, community events and carnivals throughout the South West with a wide range of music that includes military marches, popular tunes, and a selection of songs from well-known musicals and shows.

The Band are affiliated to the Salamanca Band and Bugles of the Rifles.

 

BIDEFORD YOUTH PIPE BAND.

The Swing of the Kilt and the Skirl of the Pipes is brought to you by the Bideford Youth Pipe Band – Devon’s very own taste of Scotland.

The band, resplendent in their ‘Ancient Lamont’ tartan kilts and distinctive green jackets, perform throughout the South West, in Parades, Carnivals, etc. bringing a breath of highland air to the Sassenachs.

Formed in 1991, and made up of youngsters and their teachers, the band plays a range of traditional Scottish and Irish favourites.

 

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