2017

Page updated 12th June 2017.

Every year the Band enjoys a full calendar of events, and 2015 is no exception. Please come along and support us at any of the events listed below. We would be delighted to see you. If you need any further information regarding where and when we are playing, please contact the Secretary, Iain Willox via the Contact and Tariff  page. 

Another busy year for the band in prospect as the following list of events indicate. We hope to see as many band members as possible attending these events. 

Confirmed Events

Sat. 25th Feb. Cheltenham Scottish Society Annual dance, 4 Pipers required
meet at 7pm at the Pittville School, Albert Road GL52 3JD. Completed with 4 pipers B.W. B Mc; Dominic and Callum.

Sat. 8th April. Youth event (pipers required) Severn Vale School at 7pm.
Post Code GL2 4PR. Completed.

Monday May 29th Pershore Carnival 1200hrs. King Georges Way, Post Code WR10 1QU. Please note that the procession starts at 1pm prompt, meet in the clubhouse for tuning up etc for 12pm. Apparently we can park in the Pershore retail park carpark (Not ASDA's) in Cherry Orchard, Post Code WR10 1EY. Turn right before entering the football ground and follow that road.   Completed with 7 pipers and 1 drummer Pete McNeil on bass drum, pipers Bill G, Bill R, Carole V, Carol B, Dominic Mc, Kathy E, John S. Thanks to those who took part,  shame about the weather. Thanks to Bill G. for the cake and tea. very tasty.

Sunday 11th June. Bishops Cleeve Parade 12oclock until 4 pm, meet up at 11 am for tuning etc. Venue is the Tithe Barn. Post Code GL52 8GD. We have been granted a car park to park in Stoke Road surgery, Post Code GL52 8RP. Please be there no later than 11am as a steward will then escort us to the Tithe Barn where we have a room allocated to us for tuning up etc. Remember we march off at 11.50 am (short march, 10 mins). We play twice during the afternoon at 1pm and 2.30pm. At 2.30pm there is a fly past and we have been requested to play something appropriate for the fly past, I would suggest "Wings" through a couple of times. Completed with 9 pipers and 2 drummers. Thanks to all who made the effort and the weather was kinder to us on this occasion although the bass drummer had problems with the gusty wind. Pipers John R. Bill G. Carol B. Pam T. Carol V. Bill R. Dominic M. William H. John S; drummers were Pete Mc. on Bass and Kathy on tenor.

Saturday 24th June. Malvern Armed Forces day gala  Venue Victoria Park Malvern. WR14 2JX. Time 1.30pm until 5.30pm. All events will be held in Victoria Park, Parade starts at 1.30pm with short march in arena (around 10 mins). We are then scheduled to play at 2pm - 2.30pm in the arena with the possibility of another slot slightly later. Parking will be allocated in the park and awaiting news on an area that we can tune up/ leave kit etc. Please arrive by 12.30 pm as we will be on parade for 1.15pm/1.20 pm ish.

Saturday 15th July. Dursley Parade 11am. Post Code GL11 4BT.

Saturday 22nd July Badsey Flower Show. 1300hrs. Venue is The Recreation Ground, Sands Lane (Nr Evesham). Band to march around the marquee then 2 static displays.

Saturday 29th July. Pipeband Engagement between 12 Noon and and 5pm in Mitcheldean. Post Code GL17 0DR. Mull of Kintryre requested.

Saturday 5th Aug.  Ross Town Carnival.   Meet at 12pm Carnival will leave Ashburton Estate at 1pm Post Code HR9 7BW. 

Sat. 2nd Sept.  Gloucester Day Parade. Parade starts at 2pm in Constitution Walk beside the Conservative Club so meet for around 1.30pm for any tuning etc. Refreshments in Brunswick Baptist Church afterwards. We maybe required to pipe in the morning, watch this space.

Weekend 8th 9th and 10th Sept. Bideford Massed Pipes and Drums. You can view their website by selecting the link below. 

http://www.bidefordmassedbands.co.uk/

Sun. 12th November Stow in the Wold Remembrance day parade, meet at the Royal British Legion Hall, Well Lane, GL54 1DB  for 9.30am to enable tuning etc. to be completed before we march off (10.30am from the square). 

Pipeband engagements for 2018.  

Monday 2nd April RAF Veterans march through Gloucester to the Cathedral.

Sunday 11th Nov Battle's Over- A nation's tribute at 11 am Venue Gloucester Cathedral. A lone Piper required probably for 6am.

 

 

 

 

Edinburgh Pipefest - 7th and 8th August

The Band playing at the Dover's Olympiks in 2007.