Boris Johnson has previously joked about his desire to be the "lead singer of an international rock group", and today he got a chance to show off his skill on the drums.
He played alongside businessman Lord Sassoon, as he toured the Great British Brands festival at China's largest shopping mall.
The Mayor is in Beijing on a mission to drum up trade for London.
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