Bang the Drum 2016

World Record Attempt

The aim of Bang the Drum 2016 is to unite drummers of all ages and abilities across the globe on 3rd October 2016 to bang the drum for street children’s rights!

The day will include world record attempts for the World’s Largest Drum Lesson, World’s Largest Virtual Drumming Ensemble and the Most Amount of People Wearing Hearing Protection At The Same Time.

Monday 3 October 2016, 1pm – 3pm

Full instructions about how to participate in the World Record attempts via the Bang The Drum 2016 live stream can be found at

Raising funds for Street Child United – working with a global community of grassroots organisations working on the frontline to protect and support street children.

Bang The Drum Poster


  • Copper Box Arena in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with 6,000 London school children (see map below).
  • In your own home! Thousands of other drummers across the UK and the globe join in via the YouTube live stream (world record attempt for the World’s Largest Virtual Drumming Ensemble).


Copper Box Arena, Olympic Park, london, E20 3HB

World Record Attempt begins in:








Organised by Inspire-Works with Street Child United

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