2019

 

2019

Page updated 9th Aug. 2019.

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. 23rd Feb. Cheltenham Scottish Society Annual dance, 4 Pipers required
meet at 6pm at the Pittville School, Albert Road GL52 3JD. Completed with 2 pipers, William and Alan.

Sat. April 6th Llanelli Scarlets Rugby game versus Edinburgh Kick off is at 1845 hrs.

Meet in the Sessile Oak for a meal (courtesy of Swansea  Pipe Band) at 2pm discuss tunes and timings. 3pm rehearsal. Completed with 4 pipers; William; J.Ross; P.Turner and C.Bayliss.

Sunday 28th April Hereford St George's Day parade. March starts at 2.30pm. Assemble at 2pm beside Castle Green; Post Code HR1 2NW; where there will be parking hopefully, Parking for the band has been found by the organiser and the address is Sarum House; 3 Ethelbert St; Hereford; Post Code HR1 2NS it is then a 3 min walk to the start. We need to be in the finishing stages of our tuning up for 2 oclock so would suggest members arrive by 1.30pm. We will march to the Cathedral as last year but we will not stop, we march back to Castle Green where there will be a short service 10/15 mins. Completed with 11 pipers and 6 Drummers, our thanks to the Swansea Pipe Band for supplying 4 drummers.

Monday May 27th Pershore bank holiday 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 some parking available at the Football Ground. Changing, tuning up etc in our normal room at the end of the building adjacent to the football ground. Completed with 8 pipers and 3 drummers.

Sat. 7th 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  Post code GL1 1RP. Please arrive at Kings Square for 12.30pm to allow for tuning up etc. 

Weekend 13th.14th 15th Sept. Bideford Massed Pipes and Drums. You can view their website by selecting the link below. 

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

 

Sun. 10th November Stow in the Wold Remembrance day parade meet at the Legion Club as normal for around 9am we will march of from the square to the church at 1030 am. Refreshments in the club after the march back. We will play a short session in the hall after refreshments.


 

 

Edinburgh Pipefest - 7th and 8th August

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