Gurkhas

Gurkhas band performs special ceremony at Parliament ahead of Nepalese veteran event

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas have performed a special 'Sounding Retreat' ceremony at Parliament.

The 37-strong orchestra carried out the performance in front of Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, and the Chief of the General Staff General Sir Patrick Sanders.

The performance, shown in the video above, came ahead of an evening organised by the Gurkha Welfare Trust, aiming to secure help to build earthquake-resilient homes for Gurkha families in Nepal.