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British Drum Company

The UK drum show


Meet the Sponsor
British Drum CompanyBritish Drum Co. are extremely proud to be involved with the "Young Drummer of the Year" contest for the first time. We have watched its success grow, bringing a platform to so many talented young players and giving them an avenue into the industry.

Mike's dedication to the drumming world is an inspiration to us all.

British Drum Co. have just celebrated our second birthday and are enjoying ever growing success with our products which are now available in many dealerships in the UK and Europe as well as North America and Asia. We continue to evolve and push the boundaries of true craftsmanship - THE NEW BENCHMARK IN BRITISH DRUMS.

The UK Drum Show is a two-day event, dedicated wholly to the art of drumming and percussion at one of Manchester’s top venues, Manchester Central.

The weekend is made up with appearances with top artists, clinicians, Best of British, with the one and only Mike Dolbear and every conceivable drum and percussion product for visitors to try and buy.

The UK drum showPrevious artist appearances have been Thomas Lang, Dennis Chambers, Emmanuelle Caplette, John ‘JR’ Robinson, George Kollias, Craig Blundell, Gerald Heyward, Simon Phillips, Richard Jupp, Adam Betts, Bob Knight, Jay Postones, Phil Gould, Michael Schack and the previous winner of YDOTY, Anmol Mohara.

Neil Golding, organiser of The UK Drum Show – Manchester 2018 is very pleased to co-sponsor the Mike Dolbear Young Drummer of The Year. "The YDOTY is a great opportunity to support and promote the fantastic talent that is out there and we are very pleased to share, promote and support this wonderful platform. Being associated with this wonderful competition that recognizes and acknowledges this next generation of drummer is only a positive experience and highlights not only the musicality and ability of these musicians, but also their commitment to our art," Golding concludes.

As the competition gets underway, The UK Drum Show has pledged free tickets to the top 10 finalists for The UK Drum Show 2018, which will take place on the 29th & 30th of September at Manchester Central.