|Calendar of Events 2017|
The fifers and drummers in the Loyalist Fifes and Drums wear green cotton socks. After careful searching they have found a supplier at Spencer's Mercantile in Hamilton, Ontario.
The fifers in the Loyalist Fifes and Drums are playing on what are called, "Model F" fifes, purchased from "Be A Fifer". These fifes are made from Grenadilla wood (also known as Blackwood) with long, chrome plated ferrules on each end.
The Drums of the Crown Forces 1812 are the official corps of drums for the british line of the 1812 hobby. Like us, they don't represent a particular regiment, but represent all drummers from the War of 1812 era.
The Loyalist Fifes & Drums are pleased to announce their partnership wtih the United Empire Loyalist landing site in Adolphustown, Ontario. Special thanks go to Brandt Zatterberg for his help in securing our rehearsal space. Watch for the Loyalist Fifes & Drums at future events in Adolphustown.
Fort George is the site of an important War of 1812 battle, as well as being an important military site for hundreds of years. Today the fort is animated by a full staff of soldiers, tradespeople, musicians and a fife and drum corps. Fort George is the site of an annual re-enactment and fife and drum muster.
For York is a british fort built following the American Revolution. Located in Toronto Ontario, it was the site of an important War of 1812 Battle. Today, the fort is known for having Canada's largest collection of War of 1812 buildings. During the summer months the site comes allive with the Fort York Guard, which inlcudes fifes and drums, artillery and a squad of infantry.
The Old Guard is a military band of the United States Army. The Corps is made up of professional musicians who play at official state ceremonies such as presidential inaugurations.
Cooperman Fife and Drum is one of the most popular manufacturers of period fifes and drums. The company has been around for many years, and has set the standard in the fife and drum world.
Colonial Williamsburg is a period village, dedicated to recreating the life and times of the people who lived in Virginia's capital just prior to the American Revolution. The Williamsburg Fifes and Drums is one of the World's finest fife and drum corps.
The King's Royal Yorkers are Canada's largest re-enactment group. The unit represents a loyalist regiment that fought during the American Revolution and settled in Eastern Ontario following the war. The group has over 80 active members, and includes grenadier, light, hat, music, colour companies.
Fort Henry is the largest British fortification built west of Quebec City. It was first built during the War of 1812, and then redesigned from 1832-1837. Today, the fort is known for its military displays by the world famous Fort Henry Guard.
This website was created by Graham Lindsey of Wavelength Media, a member of the Loyalist Fifes & Drums. Please check out his website for more information.