Virtual Site Inspection – Marching Band – Media

Media Matters

Our media team has the expertise and experience to help make you group’s performance a momentous moment that make its mark in your community – and live long in the memory.

we will work with you and for you – to generate positive publicity from the day that your participation is announced, to the time you return home in triumph.

Meet the Team:

Dan Kirkby – Communications Director 

Elisabetta Castiglioni – Rome Media Officer 

Tom Kirkby – Social Media & Website 

Jack Ayers – TV/Stream Producer / Director 

Our media operation has been perfected across many years to help you generate coverage in the country where you perform and back home in you community.

In the months leading up to the event we suggest that you – or a dedicated colleague or booster – join the dialogue with your local news stations and stimulate their interest in covering elements of your preparations and fundraising efforts.

Please liaise with Dan Kirkby to share contacts and story ideas.

Breaking News:

We are hoping to stream the Rome Parade 2020 LIVE and Direct from the Piazza Del Popolo – our TV and Video crew is carrying our a technical survey to help make this happen.

This is likely to be broadcast using our Facebook and Twitter platforms.

Once details are confirmed we will be communication details to you.

Rome 2020 Highlights Programme: 

Our talented team will be producing a 45-minute highlights programme featuring each and every performance group.

The programme will be packed full of interviews, visits to historic sites plus concert and parade performances and completed towards the end of January 2020.

This programme will be presented to you and your students for posterity – a wonderful reminder of this life-changing visit.

We would like you to offer it to your local TV stations for broadcast (free of charge).

Please take a look at the programme produced in 2019.


Media Tools

Members of the media can access updated releases and fact-sheets and download high-resolution images via the media section on one of our dedicated websites.

Appoint a Media Liaison Contact to work alongside Dan Kirkby and his team.

We can establish a working relationshop and cover all bases – without the need to bother you.

We would be obliged if you provided us with:

  • Your cell phone number
  • Private email address (as some education mail providers block messages from overseas)

Dan Kirkby Can Be Contacted At: 

Email: [email protected]

Cell: +44 (0) 7785 39275

Official Site:

Social Media: 

Twitter: @romeparade

Facebook: @romeparade

Instagram: @romeparade