About Us


About The Traditional Youth Marching Bands Association…

For more than 30 years TYMBA has been the home of the traditional youth marching band movement across the UK.  Through training, competitions and other events we work to advance the education of young people through music.


Stuart Warmington
Cpl Bugler HM Royal Marines Corps of Drums
Head of Marching at the British Drum Company

Officers of the association:

Chairman – Andy Downton
Vice Chair – Vacant position
Secretary – Steph Cottrell
Treasurer – Dave Wood
Membership Secretary – Sam Hewitt

Committee members:

Ade Evens
Ian Fazakerley
Carl Nelson
Joanna Nelson
Martin Rapley