2018

Page updated 21st May 2018.

Every year the Band enjoys a full calendar of events, and 2018 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, John Shields 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. 24th Feb. Cheltenham Scottish Society Annual dance, 4 Pipers required
meet at 6pm at the Pittville School, Albert Road GL52 3JD. The 4 pipers are William, Tom, Bill and Dominic with Alan in reserve. Completed with 4 pipers.

Saturday April 21st  Quedgeley Community Centre 7pm start . Lone Piper (William Haggie) required to play lament during the Act of Remembrance towards the end. Completed.

NEW EVENT Sunday 22nd April Hereford St George's Day parade. March starts at 1.25pm beside Castle Green where there will be parking. Post Code HR1 2NW. We are only required at the moment to march from Castle Green to Hereford Cathedral, timings 1.25pm til 1.50pm. There is a service in the Cathedral starting at 2pm that you may attend, apparently there is a Weeping Poppy display that will attract a lot of visitors. Completed with 14 pipers and 2 drummers, thanks for the support.

Saturday May 19th Royal Wootton Basset Carnival Procession start time 4.30pm. Band need to be in line up by 4pm already tuned and ready to go. Parking has been arranged at The Prince of Wales pub in RWB Post Code SN4 7HT. Please arrive by 3.15pm to allow tuning up and the walk to the start for 4pm. Completed with 8 pipers and 1 drummer. Gerry D; John R; Bill G; George M; Pam T; Carol V; Robert C; John S; Andy (from Bristol). Thanks to the 2 stalwarts from Bristol.

Monday May 28th Pershore carnival. Start at the Pershore Football Ground, King George's Way Post Code WR10 1QU. Start is scheduled for 1pm please arrive by 12.15pm to allow for tuning etc. Now we have parking available at the Football Ground. We are not required to play in the arena afterwards.

Saturday June 30th Pershore Armed forces day with free Pig roast available at the  end of a short march. Starting at the Abbey approx 4.45pm and then march to The Angel Hotel.

Sunday 1st July Centenary Tournament Quedgeley. One piper required, Dominic will be the piper.

Sat. 1st Sept.  Gloucester Day Parade. Parade starts at 2pm in Constitution Walk Post Code GL1 1TH beside the Conservative Club. Band has also been requested to play a short session in Kings Square at 1pm.

Weekend 7th 8th and 9th Sept. Bideford Massed Pipes and Drums. You can view their website by selecting the link below. 

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

Sun. 11th November Stow in the Wold Remembrance day parade. For this year only as it is the 100th Anniversary new details to follow. No parking at the BL club, parking probably in the Town Square. 

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

 

 

Edinburgh Pipefest - 7th and 8th August

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