Band Programme For Year 2012

Date

Event

Comment

Saturday, 2nd June

Taste of Grampian, Thainstone, by Inverurie

Public entertainment amongst the stalls and other entertainers outside the mart. An increasingly busy and varied event.
Sunday, 3rd June

Garioch Raft Race

A popular, fun, charity event organised by the Garioch Lions. The band provides some musical entertainment at the start and the finish.
Sunday, 10th June

Mintlaw Gala

A local gala day with the band playing for the spectators. We've been invited back so must have done alright.
Saturday, 16th June

Meldrum Sports

Massed and individual band performances at one of the biggest Highland Games in the area. There used to be a competition, but now it's public entertainment only
Sunday, 1st July

Braemar Tourist Entertainment

Parade and performances in the streets of Braemar. Nowhere better if the sun shines.
Saturday, 28th July

Aberdeen Tartan Day

Massed Band Parade along Union Street and performances after lunch by each Band, at assigned spots in Aberdeen. A bit of stamina needed.
Saturday, 4th August

Jan Ogston Wedding

Evening mini-band performance at Meldrum House.
Thursday, 6th August

Aurora Dance Group

Greeting a group of arriving French visitors at Newmachar Scout Hut.
Saturday, 11th August

Invercairn Gala

A reappearance at the Cairnbulg/ Inverallochy Gala where we last played in the early nineties.
Saturday, 18th August

Foggie Flower Show (Aberchirder)

Performances in the Show Park, at the old folk's home and leading the parade of floats around the town in the evening
Saturday, 1st September

Braemar Gathering

Massed band parades down the Main Steet into and around The Games Park. Individual band performances outside The Overseas Visitors' Tent and in the arena itself.
Saturday, 22nd September

Glen Garioch Distillery Open Day

Played for visitors in the courtyard at the entrance to the Visitor's Centre as a "thank you" for allowing us to practice there in the summer. Treated afterwards to a whisky tasting in the Bothy.
Sunday, 11th November

Inverurie Royal British Legion Remembrance Sunday Parade

Leading the RBL parade to and from the Remembrance Day services in church and at The War Memorial.
Sunday, 25th November

Inverurie St. Andrew's Day Parade

Playing as part of the parade of massed bands from the Royal British Legion to the Town Hall and providing the onlookers with selections of tunes on arrival.

Latest Update
09/07/12