Beating Retreat Returns 5pm Saturday, 12 August 2017 in Guildhall Square

This event has now finished.

On Saturday, 12 August 2017, Guildhall Square will play host to the triumphant spectacle which will see The Royal Navy and Royal Marine's Band Service perform their world famous, Beating Retreat.

Under the direction of Major Pete Curtis MBE MCMI BMus(Hons) and led by Drum Major Chris Mace, the performance will see music like, "Zeebrugge", "To Fight & Win", "Timeless Distinction", "Rule Britannia", "National Anthem" among others being performed before the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth.

An annual summer concert series will also take place in the Guildhall from 2pm before then being performed to the public at 5pm. Book tickets for the concert series by calling 0844 847 2362

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