The Regimental Band & Corps of Drums of The Royal Welsh
The Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh is one of the very few all-brass bands within British Army Music, drawing players from the South Wales region’s rich brass band heritage and culture to its ranks. All musicians are members of the Army Reserve and commit to the Band around their civilian occupations.
The Band & Drums has a continued presence at the Principality Stadium performing to rugby fans Worldwide.
The Band & Drums have also travelled extensively abroad to counties including Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, France, Canada, Italy and Australia. They have entertained audiences the World over at a number of military tattoos, including the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo - the world’s largest indoor show of its type. Other notable highlights include performances in the Sydney Opera House and also at the Royal Variety Performance.
In 2016 the Band & Drums took part in the Commemorations to mark the Centenary of the beginning of the assault at Mametz Wood by the 38th (Welsh) Division on 7 July 2016; specifically at the ‘Dragon Statue’ in memory of the heavy Welsh casualties sustained during the battle at Mametz Wood, an element of the Battle of the Somme.