Make that first impression count

Arranging a gig or recording a demo? It’s crucial to look and sound professional if you want to make any headway in the music industry. Demo track recordings have to be of the highest quality, and you need to make sure your live shows are visually exciting and sound awesome.

We provide professional drum kit hire for artists, theatre companies, artist management, promoters, venues and events. High-quality, professional drum equipment from some of the top names in drumming, such as Drum Workshop, Pearl, Yamaha and Gretsch.

Scroll down for options and prices.

For rental periods of more than 4 days discounts will apply.

What’s included?

Our professional hire drum kits include:

  • 1 x 5 piece drum kit including snare
  • 1 x Hi-Hat stand
  • 1 x Snare drum stand
  • 3 x Cymbal stands
  • 1 x Single bass drum pedal
  • Drum stool
  • Drum mat

Add a cymbal pack if required

A cymbal pack is available to hire for an additional cost of £25 per day when you hire a drum kit. These will be a semi-professional set and include:

  • 1 x Hi-Hats (pair)
  • 2 x Crash cymbals
  • 1 x Ride cymbal

If you need the absolute best we also offer premium cymbal packs. Please contact us for prices and availability.

Some example’s of our drum kits

Pearl Export – Purple Nebular

Yamaha Stage Custom – Pure White

DW Performance Series – Black Diamond

Tama Starclassic Walnut/Birch – Arctic Blue Oyster

Gretsch Brooklyn – Creme Oyster

Yamaha Recording Custom – Surf Green

DW Collector Series – Ruby Glass / Black Nickel Hardware

Rental Fees – Drum Kits

ModelDrum SizesPer Day+ CymbalsPer Week+ Cymbals
Pearl Export 10″, 12″, 14″, 20″, 14 x 5.5″5075200300
Yamaha Stage Custom10″, 12″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 5.5″5075200300
DW Performance Series 10″, 12″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 6.5″6085240340
Tama Starclassic12″, 16″, 22×14″, 14 x 6.5″6085240340
Gretsch Brooklyn13″, 16″, 22×14″, 14 x 6.5″6085240340
Yamaha Recording Custom10″, 12″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 5.5″90115360460
DW Collector Series 10″, 12″, 14″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 6.5″95120380480

Snare Drum Hire

If you already have a drum kit but want a different sound for a recording or a gig, then why not take a look at some of our snare drums that are available for hire.

Whether you want a cutting crack from your snare or a warmer fuller sound, we have something to suit every situation. From Steel, Aluminium and bronze to maple, birch or beech we’ve got you covered!

Rental Fees – Snare Drums

Snare Drum ModelShell MaterialSizePer DayPer Week
DW Collectors SeriesKnurled Bronze14 x 6.5″25100
Gretsch USAChrome Over Steel14 x 6.5″2080
Ludwig Black BeautyBrass14 x 6.5″25100
Ludwig AcroliteAluminium14 x 6.5″2080
Sonor SQ2 Beech African MarbleBeech14 x 6.5″25100
Yamaha Recording CustomBirch14 x 5.5″2080
DW Collectors SeriesMaple14 x 6.5″25100
Tama SLPWalnut14 x 6.5″2080
Yamaha Stage Custom Birch14 x 5.5″2080

Rental Fees – Hardware

Hire periodCymbal standSnare standHi-Hat standBass Pedal
1 day10101515
2 day12121820
3 day14142125
4 day16162430
5 day18182735
6 day20203040
7 day22223345

Delivery and collection

Monday to Saturday, 9am to 6pm (subject to availability), covering:

  • Berkshire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Surrey
  • Wiltshire
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • London

If you require the delivery and collection of a drum kit, please get in touch to discuss your requirements and for us to provide you with a quote.

** Please note there is a minimum charge of £50 for delivery and collection regardless of location **

Live outside these areas? We may still be able to help – get in touch to discuss.

If you would prefer to come and collect your hire equipment from our HQ in Reading, great! just give us a call and we can arrange a pick up and drop off time with you.

Customers can return kits to our HQ on a Sunday, providing this has been pre-arranged.

Optional Extra’s

Want the kit collected straight after the gig? We provide out-of-hours collection for £95.

Add a set-up and pack-up service to your package for £25.

Check out our full hire terms and conditions.

Convenient, professional drum kit hire

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