Book The Royal British Legion Band
Marching Band & Guard of Honour
There are two parts to The Royal British Legion Band, the main band and then drumming band. They can be booked together as one or individually. They were both formed in 1952 and are one of the longest running independent youth bands in the country today. The band consists of approximately 45 members with an average age of 16 years. It was the first ever youth band to appear at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The band has appeared at the Royal Tournament, Festival of Remembrance and the Birmingham and Wembley Military Tattoos.
The Royal British Legion Band has taken part in the World Music Contest held in Kerkrade, Holland on five occasions, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2005 and 2009, and the total number of medals received to date is 7 gold and 3 silver. In 2004, the band took part in the Rochester Marine Tattoo in the USA. In March 2004, the band became the Supreme Concert Band Champions at The Youth Marching Band Associations contest and in April 2005, and again in April 2006, was judged the Concert Band Champions at the British Youth Band Associations contest.