Corps Of Drums

RMA Corps of Drums Fundraising


We are the Royal Marines association Corps of Drums based in the North West. We aim to provide local marching bands, displays, fanfares and bugle calls around the area. The band are looking to raise money for rent at a local Sea Cadet unit as well as vital practice material and Instruments. We are l... Read more »

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VJ Day 75 (15 Aug 20)


Current plans are for a broad national commemoration and celebration to be televised on BBC1 in the morning and evening. There will be an event in the morning at the Slim Memorial and a similar event at the National Memorial Arboretum. We are in the process of getting additional information for thos... Read more »

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Proposed event dates for 2021


Noting that 2021 is the 75th anniversary of the RMA, we are currently planning to deliver a full range of national membership events in 2021, subject to the social distancing rules prevailing at the time. All dates are subject to change at this time.  The current events are provisionally schedul... Read more »

Bob Wigley



Bob Wigley, Chair of UK Finance, has become Vice Patron of RMA-The Royal Marines Charity.  Bob will be an ambassador and advocate for the charity, especially within the business community. He will also provide strategic advice to the charity’s team, on income generation and business partnerships.... Read more »

Eddie Parsons

Crete Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday


Happy 100th Birthday to former Royal Marine Eddie Parsons. Edward Henry Parsons, (Eddie Parsons) to family and friends was born in Bristol in 1920. At the age of 19 Eddie was working as a lorry driver moving furniture from Bristol to London. In October 1939 he was called up for active duty. He... Read more »

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VJ 75 Event Update from RBL


On Friday 8 May this year, the nation commemorated the 75th Anniversary of VE Day under challenging lockdown conditions and I am writing in the first instance to thank all of those that reacted so positively and at in such short notice to ensure that the service and sacrifice of the Second World War... Read more »

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A reminder regarding refunds for cancelled or postponed events.


If you haven’t already called or emailed to request your refund for any of our cancelled events- and you wish to receive a refund, please could you contact the membership secretaries on 02393 874 661 or The following events have been cancelled or postponed and have differen... Read more »

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Bugler support to funerals


From 4th July, to request a Bugler, please fill in the attached form and send to and Because circumstances dictate what we can support, please contact HQ RM Band Service directly on the email addresses above at the earliest opportunity wi... Read more »

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