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Below are a selection of photos taken at various events dating from April 2016 until present day!

Most of the events shown below have videos on YouTube of them.

The Band of the Rifles

The Band of the Rifles

The Band of the Rifes leading The Royal Corps of Signals through the streets of Bristol after being granted the Freedom of the City on Saturday 22nd February 2020. One of the last public events of 2020 and by the military for many months during the Coronvairus Pandemic that started in March.

The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre

The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre

The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre leading HMS Cambria through the streets of Barry outside the Barry Town Hall before their Farewell Parade after the unit had been stationed in the Vale of Glamorgan for decades and was about to move to their new purpose built facility in Cardiff Bay later in 2020! This photo was taken on Saturday 18th January 2020.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards during the Changing the Guard ceremony on November 11th 2019 in Wellington Barracks.

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh leading the Welsh National Remembrance Day Parade in Cardiff - November 2019.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards performing at London Waterloo Station during the evening rush hour as part of the 2019 London Poppy Day events.

British Army Band Tidworth

British Army Band Tidworth

The British Army Band Tidworth performing at London Paddington Station as part of London Poppy Day 2019 during the lunchtime performance period.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Cornet section of the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas performing at Marylebone Station as part of London Poppy Day 2019 during the lunchtime performance period.

The Queen's Colour Squadron

The Queen's Colour Squadron

The Queen's Colour Squadron performing a drill display at King's Cross Station as part of London Poppy Day 2019.

British Army Band Colchester

British Army Band Colchester

British Army Band Colchester performing at Liverpool Street Station during the morning rush hour for London Poppy Day 2019!

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles leading 5th Battalion the Rifles out of Wellington Barrcks to Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards marching up the Mall leading the St James' Palace Detachment during the Changing of the Guard on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

Mounted Escort and Trumpeter from the Blues and Royals

Mounted Escort and Trumpeter from the Blues and Royals

The Mounted Escort and Trumpeter from the Blues and Royals riding to Wellington Arch during the Changing the Guard on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

The Band of the Welsh Guards Concert

The Band of the Welsh Guards Concert

The Fanfare Team from the Band of the Welsh Guards performing in The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff with the Tredegar Town Band; this was the opening to the second half of the concert, where the WG Band had performed in the first.

Royal Welsh Anniversary Event

Royal Welsh Anniversary Event

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh performing a special Beating Retreat inside Cardiff Castle on Saturday 7th September for the 300th Anniversary of the rising of the 42st Regiment of Foot and the 50th anniversary of the formation of the RRW.

CAMUS Summer Academy Concert

CAMUS Summer Academy Concert

The 2019 Corps of Army Music Summer Acadmey concluded with a live concert by the pupils and members of The Band and Bugles of the Rifles on 'The Rock' at Kneller Hall, The Royal Military School of Music on Saturday 24th August.

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles performing a Sounding Retreat Ceremony under the watchful eye of their Bandmaster to students on the 2019 Corps of Army Music Summer Academy and senior management of CAMUS at Kneller Hall during August 2019.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards during the Changing of the Guard at Wellington Barracks on Tuesday 23rd July 2019.

RM Band Portsmouth

RM Band Portsmouth

The Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth performing a marching display in Centenary Square, Birmingham as part of the 2019 national Music For Youth Festival.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas leading the Mandaly Wing of The Gurkhas through Brecon, during their annual Freedom Parade through the garrison town on Sunday 9th June 2019.

Combined Army Wales Brass Band

Combined Army Wales Brass Band

The Band of the Prince of Wales's Division and Royal Welsh combined to perform a marching display as part of the 2019 Army Wales Festival of Music in Cardiff Bay

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles performing a marching display as part of the 2019 Army Wales Festival of Music in Cardiff Bay

The Band of the Rifles

The Band of the Rifles

The Band of the Rifles performing a concert as part of the 2019 Army Wales Music Festival in Cardiff Bay.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards leaving Wellington Barracks, leading members of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during the Changing of the Guard. The band are playing 'Men of Wales'

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards performing during the Changing the Guard at Wellington Barracks in London on Friday 12th April.

Royal Marines Band Beating Retreat

Royal Marines Band Beating Retreat

The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre performing a marching display outside the Shire Hall in Monmouth after the HMS Monmouth Freedom Parade.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards performing a Beating Retreat for students on The Corps of Army Music Spring Academy in early April 2019

HMS Monmouth Freedom Parade

HMS Monmouth Freedom Parade

The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre leading the ships company of HS Monmouth through Monmouth on a Freedom Parade on the 30th March 2019.

Mountabten Festival of Music 2019

Mountabten Festival of Music 2019

The Final Countdown scene from the 2019 Mountbatten Festival of Music in The Royal Albert Hall, performed by The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines

St David's Day Parade 2019

St David's Day Parade 2019

Major David Barringer MBE, The Director of Music of the Band of the Welsh Guards presenting the Percussion section a leek, during the Presentation of Leeks in Brecon on St David's Day, during the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards St Davids Day celebrations!

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards percussion and Saxophone section during The Changing of the Guard in Windsor, marching around the Victoria Monument at the bottom of Castle Hill on Saturday 29th December 2018.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards during The Changing of the Guard in Windsor on Saturday 29th December 2018

Combined Bands of the Army Reserve

Combined Bands of the Army Reserve

The combined bands from The Army Reserve performing in the 2018 Birmingham International Tattoo. The bands comprise from: The Band of the Mercian Regiment The Band of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and then musicians from The Bands of the Army Medical Services, Royal Yeomanry, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and the Nottingham shire Band of the Royal Engineers.

The Polish Border Guard Band

The Polish Border Guard Band

The Reprasentative Band of the Polish Border Guard performing at the 2018 Birmingham International Tattoo. The three Trombonists are playing traditional instruments called Trombity!

The Moscow Military Academy Cadets

The Moscow Military Academy Cadets

The Moscow Military Academy Cadets Band performing their world famous manoeuvre in Arena Birmingham for the 2018 Birmingham International Indoor Tattoo.

The Tirol Police Band, Austria

The Tirol Police Band, Austria

The Tirol Police Band from Austria's percussion section at the 2018 Birmingham International Tattoo.

The Royal Welsh Band and HMS Cambria

The Royal Welsh Band and HMS Cambria

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh leading the Armed Forces contingents past City Hall. Marching past in the picture is the South Wales Naval reserve unit - HMS Cambria.

The Cardiff Canton Salvation Army

The Cardiff Canton Salvation Army

The Cardiff Canton Salvation Army Band leading the veterans in the parade.

Bristol Poppy Day 2018

Bristol Poppy Day 2018

The Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth performing in Cabot Circus on the 1st November for Bristol Poppy Day 2018

Bristol Poppy Day 2018

Bristol Poppy Day 2018

The Director of Music of the Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth marching into Cabot Circus in Bristol to perform a marching display for Bristol Poppy Day 2018

The Band of the King's Division

The Band of the King's Division

The Band of the King's Division formed up on the Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff Bay during a parade for the Lord Dannatt's Round Britain Challenge on the 23rd August 2018, joined by three musicians from The Band of the Royal Corps of Signals.

The Finale of the 2018 Tattoo

The Finale of the 2018 Tattoo

The Tri-Service Bands

The Tri-Service Bands

The Band of the RAF College, The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland and The Band of HM Royal Marines performing together as a Tr-Service bandat the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Accompanied by, The Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra and The Band of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers as the stage band.

The Top Secret Drum Corps

The Top Secret Drum Corps

The Top Secret Drum Corps from Basel

The Massed Pipes and Drums

The Massed Pipes and Drums

The Massed Pipes and Drums performing their second set

The Royal Cavalry Bands of Oman

The Royal Cavalry Bands of Oman

The Combined Band and Pipes and Drums of the Royal Cavalry of the Sultanate of Oman forming the initials of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo -R.E.M.T

The USAF Honour Guard Drill Team

The USAF Honour Guard Drill Team

The United States Air Force Honour Guard Drill Team at the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Middlesex County Volunteers

The Middlesex County Volunteers

The Middlesex County Volunteers drummers performing their drum static 'The Good News'

Banda Monumental De Mexico

Banda Monumental De Mexico

Banda Monumental De Mexico performing a mix of traditional Aztec, pop, and mariachi msuic.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces performing the Beer Barrel Polka

The Massed Pipes and Drums

The Massed Pipes and Drums

The Massed Pipes and Drums at the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas during their 2018 Sounding Retreat display, being performed on the Bulwark after the freedom parade.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas leading the Mandalay Wing of the Gurkhas through Brecon during their annual Freedom Parade on June 24th 2018.

The Combined Army Brass Bands

The Combined Army Brass Bands

The combined bands of the Band of the Prince of Wales's Division, The Band of the King's Division and The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh performing as part of the finale of the Army Wales Festival of Music 2018. Photograph: S.Gray.

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles

The Band and Bugles of the Rifles performing their accelarando 'In The Hall of the Mountain King', at The 2018 Army Wales Festival of Music in Cardiff Bay on the Roald Dahl Plass.

The Band of HM Royal Marines

The Band of HM Royal Marines

The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Center performing 'Invincible' at the 2018 Army Wales Festival of Music on the 2nd June, which was held in the VOLVO Ocean Race Village in Cardiff Bay.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards leading the new guard to St James's Palace and off the Mall and onto Marlborough Road.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards leading the New Guard, formed from the 1st Battalion Irish Guards, out of Wellington Barracks on Friday June 1st.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards leading 1st Battalion Irish Guards over to Buckingham Palace on Friday 1st June as part of the ceremony of Changing the Guard.

The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines

The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines

The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines march up the Mall on Thursday 31st May after Beating Retreat back to Wellington Barracks playing 'HM Jollies', 'The Voice of the Guns', 'Shrewsbury Fair' and 'A Life on the Ocean Wave'.

Beating Retreat Reheasal

Beating Retreat Reheasal

The Massed Bands of the Household Division rehearsing for Beating Retreat on the parade square of Wellington Barracks on Wednesday 30th May 2018.

The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines

The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines

The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines arrive onto Horse Guards Parade by Bugle Fanfare, performed by The Corps of Drums to perform the ceremony of Beating Retreat on Wednesday 30th May 2018.

The Band of the Irish Guards

The Band of the Irish Guards

The Band of the Irish Guards, led by the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards Drum Major out of Wellington Barracks during The Changing of the Guard on Wednesday 30th May 2018.

The Band of the Irish Guards

The Band of the Irish Guards

The Band of the Irish Guards leading the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards out of Wellington Barracks on Wednesday 30th May 2018.

The Band of the Irish Guards

The Band of the Irish Guards

The Band of the Irish Guards playing 'Don't Rail on My Pared' and 'Eleanor Rigby' as inspection music on the forecourt f Wellington Barrcks on the 30th May 2018.

The Central Band of the RAF

The Central Band of the RAF

The Central Band of the RAF and The Queen's Colour Squadron outside Cardiff's City Hall during a special Sunset Ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of The Dambusters and the RAF Centenary.

The Lancaster Bomber

The Lancaster Bomber

The Lancaster Bomber flying over Cardiff during a special sunset ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of The Dambuster raid in Germany.

The Band of the RAF College

The Band of the RAF College

The Band of the RAF College leading a parade of over 400 RAF personnel through Swansea on the 21st April 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

The Band of the Household Cavalry and the 1st Battalion Irish Guards formed up in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle on the 5th April 2018 ready to perform the ceremony of Changing the Guard.

The Band of the Household Cavalry

The Band of the Household Cavalry

The Band of the Household Cavalry marching through Windsor en route to Windsor Castle on 5th April 2018 during the Changing of the Guard

The Band of HM Royal Marines

The Band of HM Royal Marines

The Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth (Royal Band) leading HMS Cambria through the streets of Swansea during a freedom parade on 17th March 2018.

RM Band Collingwood

RM Band Collingwood

The Band of HM Royal Marines Collingwood preparing to play on stage at the Colston Hall in Bristol for a Seafarers UK Concert on the 3rd December 2017.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards set up to play a concert in the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.

The Royal Welsh Band

The Royal Welsh Band

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh leading the Remembrance Day Parade in Cardiff, outside the National Museum for Wales and Cardiff's City Hall.

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band performing at Bristol Poppy Day in Cabot Circus on the 2nd November 2017

The Royal Artillery 'Big Brass'

The Royal Artillery 'Big Brass'

On The 1st November 2017 the Royal Artillery Contemporary Brass Ensemble - RA Big Brass performed at Cardiff Poppy Day and were joined by Aled Jones to launch the day!

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards performing at the Changing of the Guard ceremony in London in October 2017.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas performing a Sounding Retreat Ceremony in Brecon after the annual freedom parade.

The Royal Welsh Band

The Royal Welsh Band

The Royal Welsh Band, The Band of the Prince of Wales Division and The Band of the Army Medical Services performing The 1812 Overture as part of the finale of the 2017 Army Wales Festival of Music on the Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff Bay on the 17th June. Live gunfire accompanied the piece and was fired by 104 Regiment Royal Artillery.

The Army Wales Festival of Music

The Army Wales Festival of Music

The Band of the Prince of Wales Division and The Band of the Army Medical Services joined by local young musicians performing on the steps of The National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff Bay as part of The 2017 Army Wales Festival of Music on Saturday 17th June.

The Royal Welsh Band

The Royal Welsh Band

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh playing outside Cardiff's City Hall on June 10th for a Gun Salute for H.R.H Duke of Edinburgh's Birthday. The guns were fired by 104 Regiment Royal Artillery.

The Waterloo Band of the Rifles

The Waterloo Band of the Rifles

The Waterloo Band of the Rifles led a commemorative parade through Ross-On-Wye to mark the 35th anniversary of The Falklands conflict on 4th June. The parade was organised by The Ross-On-Wye branch of The Royal British Legion.

The Royal Welsh Band

The Royal Welsh Band

The The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums performing in Cardiff Bay on Friday 21st April 2017 before the 21 Gun Salute for HM Queen's Birthday Gun.

The Royal Engineers Band

The Royal Engineers Band

The Band of the Corps of Royal Engineers supporting a freedom parade in Brecon on April 20th 2017 for The Small Arms Training Corps.

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band leading 104 Regiment Royal Artillery through Newport on April 1st 2017 in a freedom parade.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards leaving Victoria Barracks in Windsor in December 2016

The Band of the Household Cavalry

The Band of the Household Cavalry

The Band of the Household Cavalry performing 'Carols on the Hill' 2016 in Windsor on Castle Hill.

The Band of the Royal Yeomanry

The Band of the Royal Yeomanry

The Band of the Royal Yeomanry marching the St James's Palace detachment down the Mall at the end of the Changing the Guard ceremony on the 27th November 2016.

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards

The Band of the Grenadier Guards performing 'Thriller' and 'The Theme from The Good the Bad and the Ugly' on the fourcourt of Wellington Barracks as part of the Changing of the Guard on the 27th November 2016.

The Royal Welsh Band

The Royal Welsh Band

The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh leading the 2016 Remembrance Day Parade to the Welsh National War Memorial in Cardiff. The Royal Naval detachment behind the band is from HMS Cambria.

Prince of Wales Division Band

Prince of Wales Division Band

The Band of the Prince of Wales's Division performing outside Cardiff Library as part of Cardiff Poppy Day 2016.

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards

The Band of the Welsh Guards leaving Victoria Barracks in Windsor in August 2016

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The finale of the 2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, which had a theme of 'Tunes of Glory'.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas marching back into the Bulwark in Brecon after the 2017 annual freedom parade.

RM Band Collingwood Corps of Drums

RM Band Collingwood Corps of Drums

The Corps of Drums from The Band of HM Royal Marines Collingwood performing a drum static at the 2016 Armed Forces Day South Wales Event held in Caerphilly.

RM Band Plymouth

RM Band Plymouth

The Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth leading HMS Cambria through Barry after they were granted the freedom of the Vale of Glamorgan.

Army Wales Festival of Music 2016

Army Wales Festival of Music 2016

The Finale of The Army Wales Festival of Music 2016 featuring The Regimental Band and Corps of Drum of the Royal Welsh, The Band and Bugles of the Rifles, The Band of the Prince of Wales's Division, The Band of the Adjutant Generals Corps and the Pipes, Bugles and Drums of the Royal Irish Regiment.

Trombones to the fore!

Trombones to the fore!

The Trombones of the Massed Bands of the Household Division leading the Colonels Review up the mall in 2016.

Rifles Sounding Retreat

Rifles Sounding Retreat

The Band of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry marching on Horse Guards Parade as part of the Rifles Sounding Retreat on the 2nd June 2016.

The Rifles Sounding Retreat

The Rifles Sounding Retreat

The Massed Band and Bugles of the Rifles, joined by The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas and the Quirinus Band & Bugle Corps from Germany performing the bomburst formation on Horse Guards Parade on the 2nd June 2016.

Quirinus Band & Bugle Corps

Quirinus Band & Bugle Corps

The Quirinus Band & Bugle Corps from Germany performing a short concert outside Whitehall in London to promote the Rifles Sounding Retreat occurring that evening.

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band performing 'March Militaire', 'Downtown' and 'Oh When the Saints' during the 2016 Coronation Day Gun Salute on the 2nd June.

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band

The Royal Artillery Band marching through Hyde Park to 'The Bond of Friendship' on the 2nd June 2016 as part of the Coronation Day Gun Salute

Mounted Band Changing the Guard

Mounted Band Changing the Guard

The Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry leading the Queen's Life Guard on the 2nd June 2018.

Rehearsals

Rehearsals

The Corps of Drums from the 1st Battalion Irish Guards and 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards rehearsing on Wellington Barracks parade square for The Household Division's Beating Retreat that was being held the following week.

Prince of Wales Division Band

Prince of Wales Division Band

The Band of the Prince of Wales Division peforming an open air public concert outside The Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay to celebrate HM the Queen's 90th Birthday on the 21st April 2016.

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