Bournemouth Youth Marching Band

Amici Per Musicam - Friends Through Music



Fri 3 Dec 1730 - 1900 Candlelight Procession and Carols West Moors (Fundraising Stall till 2100)

Friday 3rd December Carols on the Petwyn

Meet: By 5.30pm in Moorlands Road, West Moors BH22 0JN, a little way along from St Martin's Church which is on the corner with Station Rd.

Parking: Car parking in local roads nearby and behind Tesco.

Uniform: Band Shoes, Black Socks, Band Black Trousers, Band Polo Shirt, Mistral Jacket

It would be nice if everyone could wear a Christmas hat.

You may decorate your instrument - hang, tie and loop only- do not stick!

Please leave your instrument case with whoever brings you.


Candlelight procession from St Martin's Church down Station Rd to the Petwyn (by the memorial) using marchcards.

We will give out head torches for those reading music.

Captain America
Jingle Bells (handing out next week)
Raiders March

On arrival at Petwyn collect music stands and folders from the adjacent Band Fund Raising stall. Set up in Concert layout.


O Little Town of Bethlehem 4 verses
Little Donkey 2 verses and choruses
Away in A Manger 3 verses
O Come all ye Faithful 4 verses and choruses


A short set of music from the normal folders

And Then:

Return everything including the head torches to the boxes at the stall.

Finish: 7pm approx at the Petwyn. Parents please collect and book out your child from here.

Please let the Friends of BYMB know if you are available to help on the stall after the Performance.

Sun 12 Dec 0945 - 1230 Tesco Tower Park

Wed 15 Dec 1830 - 2115 Christmas Concert, St Paul's Church, Throop

Sun 19 Dec 1345 - 1600 Tesco Castle Lane East


Wed 6 Apr Spring Concert 1830 - 2115

? Performances Poole Harbour Sail-aways (several)

2 - 5 Jun Platinum Jubilee Weekend tba

Sun 31 Jul 1215 - 1915 Swanage Carnival By Coach

Sat 17 Sep 1730- 2130 Ringwood Carnival By Coach

Sat 29 Oct 0915 - 1145 Ferndown Poppy Launch

Sun 13 Nov 0915-1215 Remembrance Parade West Moors By Coach

Wed 14 Dec 1830-2115 Christmas Concert

? Apr 2023 10 years Anniversary Concert

? Aug 2023 Band Tour to Disneyland Paris and Valkenburg, Holland


1 Oct to 31 Dec Tesco Tokens in Bournemouth area stores

19 Nov - 20 Dec Christmas Crowdfunder #BrassBandsAtChristmas

Wed 22 Dec 1900-2030 Band Christmas Party followed by Adult Social

(Fri 24 Dec Christmas Eve Pantomime)

(Sat 5 Mar Mountbatten Festival, London)

? Mar TYMBA Drum and Bugle Workshop

Wed 3 Apr pm Wimborne St Giles Afternoon Teas

? May TYMBA Bell Lyre Workshop

TBA Visit to Band of the Household Cavalry - Massed Band and Horses, Windsor

? Sep TYMBA Massed Band Event


1830-1900 Tuition and Practice
1900-2045 Band Meeting

Wed 17 Nov Band Meeting

Wed 24 Nov Band Meeting

Wed 1 Dec  Band Meeting - Final rehearsal before West Moors Procession and Carols

Wed 8 Dec Band Meeting - Final rehearsal before Christmas Concert

(Wed 15 Dec Christmas Concert)

Wed 22 Dec Christmas Party

Wed 29 Dec No Band Meeting

Wed 5 Jan Weekly Band Meetings restart


Please remember that you must make every effort to attend our performances.

For most we charge a performance fee, so we need to keep a good standard. Every person, step and note counts.

Please let us know as soon as possible (minimum 1 month) if you are unable to make a performance.