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The Surrey Police Band is a welcoming concert band whose primary aim is to entertain audiences while honouring the service and sacrifice made by Police personnel.

The Band was established in 2007 by a small group of Surrey Police members, with the understanding that shift patterns would not always allow attendance at rehearsals. This flexible ethos has since attracted people from all walks of life including the police, military, and wider civilian community.

The Band performs in a number of engagements each year, including both private and public performances. As the Band’s reputation has grown, so has the prestige of its engagements. The Band’s tri-annual concert series, now at Normandy Village Hall in Guildford, Surrey, enjoys performing to sell out audiences and attracts audience members from across the south east. The Band is proud to have played on numerous bandstands, including Eastbourne Bandstand and at the opening of Aldershot Bandstand. In 2015, the Band became the first non-military band to perform in the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal Concert at the famous Lakeside Country Club and is honoured to be performing for the fourth year running in 2018.

Testimonials

  • Attended the Stoughton Commemoration today and must thank your bugler for what was one of the most poignant Last Post and Reveille we’ve ever heard. And my OH has served in the military for 25+ years, so has heard a few!

    Jo Jones, September 2018

  • My wife and I attended a WW1 memorial at the weekend in Hay on Wye. I would just like to say well done to all band members,they were magnificent and a credit to the force.

    Mike Jones, August 2018

  • On behalf of Hay Town Council and the people of Hay, thank you so much for joining us for this brilliant weekend. Your performances on Saturday and Sunday were amazing, inspiring a whole range of emotions and perfectly matched to the moods of the event. Thank you again.

    Trudy Stedman, August 2018