Latest Band Info
Last updated:23rd May 2018.
Attention all band members - the law is changing and that under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective the 25th May 2018 we require your permission to retain your contact details (email, phone, address etc) on file and to contact you using any of your contact details. The GDPR is now an Opt - In requirement therefore the Secretary will send out an email and you must reply to this email either to agree or not agree to the Cheltenham Pipe band holding your details on file and contacting you. If you do not reply to this email we will assume that you do not give your consent and your records will be deleted and you will not receive any updates, news etc.
This year's AGM will be held at Dundry Nurseries on Saturday 9th June at 11am. Please pass on to your Secretary any item that you feel needs to be discussed or of course the item could be raised in the Any other business section at the end.
At the recently held EGM at Dundry Nurseries the following band members have been voted into their new office; Pipe major William Haggie; Assistant to Pipe Major Tom Jamieson; Secretary/Co-ordinator John Shields; Chairman Alan McClymont. Bill Gibson remains as the Treasurer.
Chanter practice on a Saturday Morning now takes place at Dundry Nurseries in Bamfurlong Lane next to Staverton Airport and only approx. 1/2 mile from the Reddings. Practise starts at 10am.
Please note new practise room is now being used, just walk up the path(30metres) from the old practise room there are also parking spaces beside the new building.
Directions can be found on the Join the Band page.
Wednesday practises for May 2018 at the Reddings are due to take place on May 2nd; May 16th; May 23rd and the 30th May. Practise starts at 7.30pm.
Saturday practises for May 2018 at Dundry Nurseries are due to take place on 28th April;5th May;12th May and the 26th May. The band has an engagement on the 19th May so no scheduled practise but the room is still available if required. Practise starts at 10am. William has agreed to hold chanter practise between 10am and 11am with hopefully Tom standing in when our new Pipe major is not available. We would like more band members to attend these sessions.
Here are a couple of images of the band playing in Hereford on Sunday 22nd April 2018 another one or two may follow.
To view a short video of the band playing with the Chieftains' in St. David's Hall in Cardiff on the 3rd June 2012 select the link below
Next scheduled event is on the 28th May 2018 at Pershore for their carnival parade. Full Band requested. Details will follow later this week.
For details see 2018 Events
Any queries contact John
via the contacts page.
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