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Derby Midshipmen Band

We would like to introduce to you the Derby Midshipmen Band who were formed in 1935 and over the years have developed into one of the most successful and professional mar

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The Derby Midshipmen Band was formed in 1935 and over the years have developed into one of the most successful and professional marching and display bands in the UK.We entertain the public in County Shows, Main Arena Events, Carnivals and Parades providing intricate music and marching displays which are changed each year.  During the years the band has won almost every major trophy at numerous contests and championships.  Since 1990 the Derby Midshipmen Band have entered over 100 contests and have never been out of the top three places having obtained 83% of these in first place.

The band currently have 21 consecutive 1st place wins spanning back from 2004 to current day. This record has earned them the reputation of being one of the most successful and professional marching bands in the UK.

Some of our recent performance are listed below:           
Epsom Derby Day           
Wembley Football Stadium           
Donnington & Croft-on-Tees race tracks           
London Arena           
Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade           
National Festival and Boat Show            
Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival           
Pontefract Race Course            
Warwick Race Course           
Mid-Devon Show, Tiverton           
Romsey Show           
Derbyshire County Show           
Revesby Country Fair           
Poynton Show           
Barrowford Show

We currently have approximately 30 performing members and travel all over the UK performing in parades and main arena events.  The band’s uniform is based on the style of the French Naval dress of the 1800’s period.   In 2001 The Derby Midshipmen Band gained its status as a Registered Charity (No. 1088782) helping its work raising money for local and national charities by performing in concerts and cabarets.

Price Guide/Geographical Area CoveredThe Derby Midshipmen Band travel around the whole of the United Kingdom, prices, inclusive of coach hire, are available on request.The band’s displays last, on average, 15 – 20 minutes and to gain the full effect of the bands intricate marching displays a minimum arena size of 70 x 50 yards is required.

Key Facts

In Business Since 1935
Awards During the years the band has won almost every major trophy at numerous contests and championships. Since 1990 the Derby Midshipmen Band have entered over 100 contests. 'The Middies' have never been out of the top three places having obtained 83% of th
Public Liability Insurance Yes
Risk Assessment Yes
Band Size urrently, there are approximately 30 performing members and the instruments played within the band cover a wide range of Brass, Woodwind and Percussion.
Previous Clients London Arena Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade National Festival and Boat Show (Inland Waterways) Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival Epsom Derby Day Warwick racecourse Pontefract racecourse Wembley Football Stadium Donnington race track Croft
We offer The band entertains the public in Carnivals, Parades and Main Arena Events, providing intricate music and marching displays which are changed each year. Displays are on average, 15 – 20 minutes and to gain the full effect of the bands intricate marchin

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Nationwide

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Derby Midshipmen Band
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    Jane Atkins

    Tel: 01332 544876
    Email: [javascript protected email address]

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