FAMOUS for donning bright red and blue Spider-Man costumes and striking Batman attire, Bournemouth Carnival Band is on the hunt for new recruits.

The marching band, which has performed at the Royal Albert Hall and the prestigious Jersey Battle of Flowers event as well as numerous carnivals in the UK, is looking for new members.

Men and women are needed who can play brass instruments including the trumpet, baritone, euphonium, trombone and sousaphone.

They would also like to hear from percussionists who can play the snare and bass drums as well as woodwind players.

Membership is normally limited to people over 16. The band’s main aims are to assist raising funds for worthy causes, especially those which help children with special needs.

For more information about joining the band call Louis on 07549 239554 or Alan on 01202 594378 or visit their website at bcband.co.uk