Flashmob of British Army musicians surprises Christmas shoppers in Gateshead’s Metrocentre
British Army Musicians entertained unsuspecting Christmas shoppers in Gateshead’s Metrocentre with a flashmob performance of festive music: “A Winter’s Tale” (made famous by David Essex), followed by “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”. The 60 professional musicians, Regular and Reserve, were drawn from The Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Band and The Royal Signals (Northern) Band.
The Corps of Army Music is the largest employer of professional musicians in the UK. Read more about what they do, and how to join the professionals, at http://www.army.mod.uk/music.
The British Army offers world-class training and the opportunity to travel. Being a musician with the Corps of Army Music is just one of 220 roles available. Visit http://www.army.mod.uk/join to find out about becoming a full-time or part-time soldier – and to complete your online application.