Music has always been an important aspect of Scouting within the Group.

1913 - The members of the Band of the Boys' Brigade, mainly transferred to the 4th. Scout Troop, form the first Boy Scout Band in Gibraltar. The band was under the direction of Nemesio Cortes. The Band is the Oldest Band in Gibraltar.

1919 -"In April, the Gibraltar Boy Scouts visit Seville, Spain. Twenty Scoutmasters with nearly 180 Boy Scouts leave Gibraltar on HMS "Crocodile" and travel to Seville. The Gibraltar Boy Scouts are met by Senor Alcain, Commissioner fort Boy Scouts in Seville, several Scoutmasters and a Troop of Seville Boy Scouts, who escort them to their quarters. A Spanish Bugle Band led the column and took turns with the pipers of the 5th. Gibraltar Sea Scout Troop, and the Brass Band of the 4th. Gibraltar Boy Scout Troop in keeping up a lively flow of music 'en route'. They witness the transference of the remains of the Contesse de Paris to a Spanish gunboat for conveyance to England. All Arms of the Spanish Army are represented, including mountain Batteries and some magnificent cavalry.

1921 - Both the Brass Band of the 4th. Gibraltar Boy Scout Group and the Pipes and Drums of the 5th. Gibraltar Sea Scouts in attendance at the St. George's Day Rally.

1923 - The 4th. Troop camp in the area of Marbella, Spain. The Troop is invited to attend the traditional "Hoisting of the Banner of King Ferdinand" commemorating the relief of Marbella from the Moors in 1485. The Troop goes on excursions to an iron mine and a sugar refinery in the area and the Band holds displays in various locations.

1947 - The Band reforms as a Corps of Drums upon return of the Civilian population after WWII.


1982  - The 1st/4th selected to perform at the Royal Tournament in Earls Court in 1982. The performance was a huge success and so were the other performances in the UK during the visit. The Corps of Drums holds the distinction of being the first local band to play at the Royal Tournament.

2005 - 1st/4th Corp of Drums playing at the opening of the Gibraltar Utd & Barcelona veterans charity game


2008 – The Group celebrated its 100th Anniversary with a parade up Main Street with the salute take by the Mayor Mr Clive Linares. The Group provided to Guards and a Guard of Past members the Parade was led by the Corps of Drums.

The Gibraltar Branch of the Scout Association received the Freedom of the City in September 2008. The Corps performed at this event which incorporated members of the 1st/4th Veterans Corps of Drums