Download Festival - Home

Win Iconic Gear in the 12 Drummers Drumming Teenage Cancer Trust Auction

Shut your eyes and picture yourself bashing the skins of Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain’s drum kit.

This could be a reality as the 12 Drummers Drumming auction  is giving you the chance to bid on iconic pieces of kit, including McBrain’s full drum kit,  Deep Purple’s Ian Paice and more, until Wednesday 12th December with all proceeds going to the Teenage Cancer Trust.

The 12 Drummers Drumming auction hosted by is a way for you to donate to the Teenage Cancer Trust and get your hands on an iconic piece of kit.

Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain, Deep Purple’s Ian Paice, Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Chad Smith and Phil ‘In The Air Tonight’ Collins have all donated items for you to bid on in the charity auction.


Speaking to Planet Rock, Nicko McBrain said: “This drum set has done the world tour, the WHOLE LOT, so please dig deep in your pockets to bid for the item.  Money raised will support young people diagnosed with cancer so they don’t have to face it alone, particularly at this festive time of year.”

In last year’s auction kit donated by Dave Grohl and Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason raised a staggering £20,000. All of the money raised from the auctions goes to help provide nursing care and support for young people diagnosed with cancer.

Dig deep and bid now in the 12 Drummers Drumming auction or Phil’s gonna get you. Auction closes Wednesday 12th December 2019.