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

  • Annual Poppy Appeal Launch

    Annual Poppy Appeal Launch

    Thu, 2 Nov 2023
    The Central Band will play at Londons St. Pancras Station to support the launch of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal more
  • Remembrance Day Concert

    Remembrance Day Concert

    Sun, 12 Nov 2023
    The Epsom Playhouse is excited to announce that the Central Band of the Royal British Legion is back at the Playhouse for their highly anticipated Remembrance Sunday concert. This annual ... more
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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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