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As well as full band the Corps of Drums have also commenced rehearsals. This means that we are happy to accept stand alone booking requests for this section of the band.

The Yorkshire Military Band Corps of Drums are recruiting! We are looking for anyone who is interested in playing Bass Drum, Side Drum and Cymbals.  Our current vacancies are for a deputy bass drummer and side drummers.


We rehearse:

Monday from 18:00 - 19:15  (for juniors aged 10 - 16 18:00 to 19:00)

16 Doncaster Road, Barnsley S70 1TH

No experience necessary

Aged over 16 years (juniors 10 - 16)

Free tuition

Free uniform

Free equipment

As well as performing as a group, you will also get to travel nationally and internationally with the band and lead the band on parade as well as appearing at its concerts.

Most of our members have come from being non-players but we now have a 12 piece Corps, performing with style and confidence.

Events that that the CoD have attended include;


RAF Elvington Armed Forces Day

WRAC Association Beating Retreat

Windsor Castle Bandstand

Royal Engineers Beating Retreat

Rotherham Remembrance Day

Penistone and Wakefield Armed Forces Day

North of England Flower Show

Chatsworth House on behalf of the ABF


Corps of Drums

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