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Welcome To The

1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteers

Corps of Drums


The 1st Cinque Ports Rifle Volunteers Corps of Drums is a group of civilian enthusiasts keen to promote and preserve the traditions and music of the British Army drum, flute and bugle Corps of Drums

See the pictures and video from the 2011 Malta Military Tattoo

(There are more videos of the Corps, just click on the links, and descriptions of our performances, in the Events and Gallery sections )


Latest update 22nd March 2020 Events page Please See

The Corps at Clandon House 20th May 2012 - Our thanks to Tony Philpot for the video


Playing outside The Cloth Hall Ypres August 2017

The Corps of Drums at the Guild Hall Yard for the Pearly Kings & Queens Harvest festival celebrations Sept 2016. The Corps leading the parade to Bow Bells Church.

The latest picture of the Corps at the Chateau Zonnebeke, Belgium, having been invited to take part in “The Long Road To Passchendaele Tattoo” 19th August 2017 and the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypers on Friday 18th. For more photos go to begium2017 And for a report of our weekend go to belgium report 2017

Don’t miss also an account from our mascot “Little Geoff” on his adventures in Belgium

@ little geoffs belgium adventure

Leiden Tattoo

The Corps at the Holiday Inn Hotel Leiden ready for the evening performance 9th Dec 2017

For photos, write up and Little Geoff’s Diary click links, Leiden Xmas Tattoo

Little Geoff's Big Lie Down                             Leiden Tattoo