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Royal Tournament Years - 1978

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Dates: 12th – 29th July 1978

Venue: Earls Court

Lead Service: Army

Theme: 800th Anniversary of the Tower of London

Resident Band: The Band of the Army Medical Corps


Programme of Events


  1. Fanfare - "Novo Centenary"

  2. The Royal Navy Field Gun Competition

  3. The Massed Bands of the Infantry

  4. Musical Drive by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery

  5. The Royal Air Force Aerobats

  6. Quadrille by the Household Cavalry

  7. Cliff Assault by 40 Commando Royal Marines

  8. Royal Hong Kong Police Band

  9. Mounted Competitions

  10. Pipes and Drums of 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles

  11. The White Helmets - The Royal Signals Motor Cycle Display Team

  12. The Grand Finale "Waterloo - Wellington's Victory", Ceremony of the Keys

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