Royal Marines band are a hit playing in Australia
The Royal Marines Band have proved a massive hit Down Under where they have been playing a series of concerts to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Australia Royal Navy.
Around 40 members of the band, which is based at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint, flew over 10,000 miles to give their first performances in the country for decades.
The final major performance took place this week at Sydney's historic Capitol Theatre, where the band gave a 90-minute concert for a 2,000-strong audience in support of the Australian military charity Mates4Mates.
Major Jason Burcham, director of music at the Royal Marines School of Music, said it had been a fantastic tour.
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"A Royal Marines Band has not performed in Australia in a very long time so we are thrilled to be bringing a number of musical ensembles to Sydney.
" It's been an immense privilege for every member of the band.
"Most of us join the Royal Marines Band Service for the opportunity to play music and travel the world.
"This visit to Sydney certainly achieves those aims."