Last Wednesday, 6th September, the Minden Band of the Queen’s Division Beat Retreat in the Market Place, Oakham Rutland.
The band put on a spectacular display of playing and marching much to the delight of the many spectators who turned out to witness this military event.
Before and after the event soldiers were holding a collection for the Army Benevolent Fund-The Soldiers’ Charity.
Among the many dignitaries present was Sir Laurence Howard, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland and his wife Chris. Sir Laurence took the final salute at the end of the Beating Retreat