Band Programme For Year 2006




Saturday, 28th January Inverurie Golf Club, Burns Supper A short programme well received. Thanks for the hospitality.
Sunday, 30th April Hopeville Social Club, Inverurie Cancelled
Saturday, 10th June Taste of Grampian, Thainstone, by Inverurie  
Saturday, 17th June Meldrum Sports Entertainment only
Friday, 23rd June Golf Club, Inverurie A short outside evening performance, serenading diners on their way to dinner in the marquee.
Sunday, 2nd July Alford Truck Show  
Thursday, 13th July Scout Hut, Newmachar. Welcome Belgian visitors on behalf of "Aurora" We played at about 17.30 outside the Scout Hut for the arrival of the Belgian musical group, 'La Saltarelle', on their arrival to Newmachar.
Saturday, 5th August Aberdeen Tartan Day Mass pipe band parade from Albyn Place to King Street/ Castle Street area. Each Band had 2 x 20min performances in the City Centre area, with refreshments in the Town House.
Sunday, 6th August Braemar A fine day. We played for visitors to Braemar on the lawn of the Invercauld Hotel, across the road from the Fife Arms and at the road junction to the Games Park.
Saturday, 12th August Foggie Flower Show  
Sunday, 20th August Deeside Steam and Vintage Rally  
Saturday, 2nd September Braemar Gathering The Queen presented P/M David Webster with the Braemar Royal Highland Society Pipe Band Shield for best Band. In reality we were awarded it for bravery under fire. We were playing for the Drum Major's mace tossing competition when we found ourselves having to take avoiding action. John Baillie and Dougald Robertson were 'volunteered' to play the party receiving awards to the Royal Box from the Secretary's Tent and back again. To date they are still awaiting their 'By Appointment' insignia.
Sunday, 12th November Remembrance Sunday  

Prepared By
John Baillie
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