Dates for 2018

Confirmed & provisional dates for events in 2018

(last up date 8/3/18)


Sunday 22rd April - Caterham Scouts & Guides St Georges Day Parade - 1400 hrs


Sunday 10th June - The Queens Regimental Association Woodlands Memorial - Dorking


Sat 30th June - Armed Forces Day - Islington - on parade approx 1100 hrs - further location details to follow ASAP.


Sat 14th July - Battles for Victory - Ramsgate   


Sat 25th Aug -  Provisional date  - Military Odyssey - Detling


Sun 16th Sept - Pearly Kings & Queens Harvest Festival - Guild Hall Yard London


Sat 10th Nov - Lord Mayors Show - City of London - for more information on the music list see Corps of Drums Society web site URL:  and for further info on the show see  URL:


Members please advise the Drum Major of your availability for events ASAP


Members please note practice days have been arranged as follows

Venue - Warlingham Scout Hut, Mint Walk, Warlingham CR6 9SA


Sun 28th Jan - practice day & AGM

Sun 25th Feb - practice day

Sun 25th March - practice day

Sun 22rd April - practice morning and Caterham St Georges Day Parade at 1400 hrs

Sun 13th May - practice day


Further updates to follow in the near future, watch this page


Other Notable Dates


Corps of Drums Society Meetings

Sat 10th March 1000 - 1600 hrs - Finsbury Barracks City Rd London EC1Y 2BQ

Sat 26th May - 1000 - 1600 - Finsbury Barracks City Rd London EC1Y 2BQ

Sat 1st Sept - 100 - 1600 - Finsbury Barracks City Rd London EC1Y 2BQ

Sat 27th Oct - 1000 - 1600 - Syston Leicestershire  (LMS Rehearsal)


Other Events


Sat 26th May  - Trooping The Colour Rehearsal - Major Generals Review - Horse Guards Parade London 1000 Hrs. The ticketing arrangements have changed this year and there is a charge of £5 for the Major Generals Review, go to URL: to book your tickets


The Massed Bands of Her Majesties Royal Marines will Beat Retreat on Horse Guards Parade Wed 30th & Thurs 31st May. For details and to Book Tickets go to >>>>>>>>>>>>>



Guards Division Beating Retreat will take place on Horse Guards Parade on the 6th &7 June for further information and to book tickets go to



For all the above events on Horse Guards Parade arrive in plenty of time for security checks ideally allow an hour before the start time.



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