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An Evening with the Royal Marines Band And Friends (Friday)

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience world-class music and heart-pumping music as the National Museum of the Royal Navy proudly presents  ‘An Evening with the Royal Marines Band and Friends’.

Kick off the evening with the striking melodies of the Military Wives Choir. Then get ready for an adrenaline-fueled display by the Royal Marines Commando Display Team. See the best of the best showcase their unparalleled skills, agility, and precision in a performance that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

The stars of the show are the world famous Band of His Majesty’s Royal Marines. See them play their Beating Retreat Performance live in the heart of British naval heritage. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this historic event at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Secure your tickets for ‘An Evening with the Royal Marines Band’, a night that promises to delight audiences of all ages!

How to purchase tickets

This is a ticketed event with limited availability, so secure your ticket early to avoid disappointment. You can make this a truly unforgettable evening with our ‘Gold’ ticket, which includes a pre-show drink reception and the opportunity to see artefacts from our Royal Marines collection.

All proceeds from this event are going to support the new Royal Marines Experience Museum in Boathouse 6.

Royal marines Band march through the entrance of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard


Arriving at the site

Please be aware that Portsmouth Historic Dockyard lies within Portsmouth Naval Base and therefore comes under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Defence (MOD) Security. For this reason, all visitors must enter on foot through Victory Gate.  We will operate an ad hoc bag search policy in accordance with advice from the MOD.


Please be aware that you will need to use stairs to access your seats. If you require a wheelchair seat, please tick the box when you purchase your ticket or email enquiries@nmrn.org.uk with your booking reference number.

Event Times

Entry for Gold ticket is from 5:45pm and for standards ticket from 6:15pm.

The event starts at 7PM and will finish around 9PM. We request ticket holders to be seated 15 minutes before the start of the performance. Every effort shall be made to admit latecomers to events at a suitable break in the proceedings, but late admission cannot be guaranteed.

Can I visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with my ticket?

Your concert ticket is only for an Evening with HM Band of Royal Marines & Guests and does not include entry to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard attractions. If you wish to visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, you will need to purchase a separate entry ticket.


If you wish to visit Portsmouth Historic Dockayrd on the day of the concert, you will still be required to exit the site and re-enter for the concert.

What should I wear?

Casual wear – bring warm clothes for the evening. Please note the grandseat have a roof but please be prepared in case of inclement weather.

Food and Beverages

Bringing your own food and drink is prohibited unless you have a health condition that requires you to have the items in question on you.

There will be snacks available to purchase on-site if desired, as well as a fully stocked bar.

How can I get in contact?
Adverse Weather Conditions

The performers are on a covered stage and the concert will go ahead. Only in extreme conditions, and where a question of health and safety is involved, would the concert be cancelled. Please ensure you bring adequate clothing for the weather conditions.

We will only refund the ticket if we cancel the event due to extreme weather conditions.


July 19
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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