Photo Gallery

The photographs shown here were all taken during the concert "Scarlet and Gold" held at The Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 18th September 2010.

They feature musicians from the seven bands of the Household Division, The Corps of Drums of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, The Pipes and Drums of the Manchester Branch of the Scots Guards Association and the singer Hayley Westenra. The compére for the night was Hannah Gordon.

The fifes and drums of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards. The Drum Major is Scott Fitzgerald. One of the numbers they performed was "The Great Escape" from the 1963 film of the same name.



The Massed Bands of the Household Division on stage at The Royal Albert Hall.



The Euphonium soloists on the night. Left to right: Lance Corporal Anthony Somerville, Grenadier Guards. Lance Sergeant Mike Altree, Grenadier Guards. Lance Sergeant Steve Clarke, Irish Guards and Lance Sergeant John Storey, Coldstream Guards.

The piece they played was "Bravura", a fantasy on British Folk Songs.



The percussion section of the Massed Bands.



Trumpeters from the Division playing "Trumpet Blues and Cantabile".



Lance Sergeant James Scott, Coldstream Guards singing one of his numbers, "A Very British Tribute", music from the four countries of the British Isles.



The Pipes and Drums of the Manchester Branch of the Scots Guards Association performing one of their numbers "The Gael".



The Big Band Sound "West Side Story" with Neil Brocklehurst on drums.



The New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra singing one of her numbers "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square".



The Massed Bands, Cavalry and Fanfare Trumpeters, the singer Lance Sergeant James Scott, as part of the finale.



To been seen top left and right are the two large screens which were used not only to feature the musicians on stage but also to show scenes of the Guards Regiments in action in Afghanistan for which money raised from the concert was in aid of.