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Celebrating a long and proud tradition of support for the Armed Forces, this spectacular event, this year to commemorate VE Day, will take place in the splendid setting of The King’s Hall, Stoke on Trent.

Join us for an evening of Concert Band music, Marching displays, Beating Retreat, Massed Bands Finale, Sunset Ceremony and Lone Piper by:

Bands of the Mercian Regiment and Nottinghamshire Royal Engineers;

Scots Guards Association Pipes and Drums;

Bligny Band and Bugles, Shropshire ACF

Corps of Drums, Staffordshire ACF


2nd May 2020

Doors and bars open at 5.30pm; Performance commences 6.30pm


King’s Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

Tickets £10 from Music Mania, Piccadilly Arcade, Hanley 01782 206000; online sales:

VIP Packages also available: 01952 674369

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