The Central Band is the flagship band of The Royal British Legion.

Under the baton of the energetic Captain David Cole, former Director of Music on HMY Britannia, the Central Band has established itself as a respected and in-demand ensemble. The band’s busy schedule has seen recent performances at:
  • The Royal Albert Hall
  • The Championship Finals at Wimbledon
  • Westminster Abbey
  • London’s Guildhall
  • Joint projects with the London Mozart Players and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
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We rehearse every Wednesday evening, throughout the year, at 7:30pm in Upper Norwood London SE19.

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Upcoming Events

  • Queen Jubilee Concert

    Sat, 3 Sep 2022
  • A Platinum Celebration

    A Platinum Celebration

    Sat, 17 Sep 2022
    Now that’s what I call a Platinum album! An evening celebrating the sparkling soundtrack of the last 70 years, in aid of the Royal British Legion. Enjoy music from the ... more
  • A Platinum Celebration, Queen's Jubilee Concer

    Sun, 6 Nov 2022
    The Central Band of the Royal British Legion proudly presents a Platinum Jubilee Celebration Concert featuring music from the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the seven decades of ... more
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WOULD YOU LIKE The Central Band of the Royal British Legion to PERFORM at your next function?


Why not hire The Central Band of the Royal British Legion to entertain at your next event?
The Central Band is hugely versatile and can give concerts or perform at corporate functions, dances, charity events, community entertainment events,  parties, awards nights, weddings, engagements, anniversaries and  funerals or memorial services.


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