The 95th Annual West of England Bandsmen’s Festival will see over 600 brass musicians march through the village of Bugle this Saturday, June 15.

The musicians, of all ages, play in 21 bands all competing for coveted trophies including the unique Royal Trophy, presented to the Festival in 1913 by the then Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall. The present Prince of Wales, HRH Prince Charles, is Patron of this popular open air festival of brass band music which attracts a large audience from near and far each year.

The Festival, situated since its foundation in 1912, is in the heart of the Cornish China Clay Country at Molinnis Park in Bugle.