About Us

VACANCIES: We currently have vacancies for:    •Tuned percussionist•  •Solo Cornets•  •Bass Tuba•    Other brass players also welcome - just drop us a line.....
The Royal British Legion Victory Brass Band has been entertaining Portsmouth residents for over 30 years. Based at the RBL Club Fratton, the band has its’ own Band-room, the band comprises 29 members and is led by Musical Director Steve Yoxon.

The band performs at many local events throughout the year, including Concerts, Fete’s, The Great South Run, Festival of Christmas as well as official remembrance events in support of The Royal British Legion.

The band has not participated in regional contesting for many years preferring to focus on the playing concerts and entertainment events, however in March 2013 the band competed with other Portsmouth area bands and won the brass band section.

In 2011 the band joined with RBL Harwich Band to tour the USA; this summer touring in southern Germany as well as a weekend in Harwich.

Steve Yoxon is an ex-Royal Navy musician, having learnt trumpet at school and a cornet player in Victory Brass for 11 years, he picked up the baton in 2003 and has been the band’s musical director since, helping the band develop in numbers and performance quality.

Location

Rehearsals

1st floor
RBL Portsmouth South Club
1-3 Lucknow Street
Fratton
Portsmouth
PO1 1PS

Thursday evenings: 8.00pm - 10.00pm
&
Sunday mornings: 10.00am - 12.30pm