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Band Programme For Year 2019




Saturday, 16th February

Band Night-out, Bowling Centre, Inverurie

Many thanks to organisers, Sandy and Donna Hardie. A great time was had by all who went.
Saturday, 25th May

Pipers playing at Garioch Mini Rugby Club Tournament

Leading the sponsored walk around Kellands Park to raise funds for the Doddie Weir Foundation, starting at 13:00.
Saturday, 1st June

Taste of Grampian, Thainstone, by Inverurie.

Public entertainment amongst the stalls and other entertainers outside the mart. More popular every year.
Saturday, 15th June

Meldrum Sports

Massed bands 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, 11th August

Keith Show

Joining the massed bands to entertain the public. Parade from Seafield Park to the Show Park. This year we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Strathisla Pipe Band. As well as playing in the showring, Strathisla Band is laying on a players' marquee and dedicated area within the show field where bands will be able to perform and compete throughout the afternoon.
Saturday, 17th August

Nairn Highland Games.

Join the massed bands at Nairn to play through the town and down to the arena. Then a few massed band stints around the arena and back up into the main street of the town. We are always well looked after at Nairn.
Saturday, 31st August

Melissa Burnett's Wedding (+ spouse).

Venue - The Barn at Barra Castle. The surroundings are beautiful. We didn't have the dry, warm evening which we hoped for, but we played outside anyway and most of us got soaked.
Saturday, 31st August

Meldrum House in support of Macmillan Cancer Support

Having dried out, we played outside to welcome the guests to the event in the evening.
Saturday, 7th September

Braemar Gathering

Individual and massed band play through the village. Massed band parades around The Games Park. Individual band performances at The Duke of Rothesay Pavilion and in the arena itself.
Saturday, 14th September

We have been invited to the evening of Nicola Christie and Derek Coutts' Wedding

We tuned up in the accommodation, played in the wedding reception area (Nicola played too) and were well looked after afterwards.
Sunday, 29th September

Finale of Inverurie Music Weekend

We played with the Massed Band Parade along the High Street from Craigdon in Inverurie as of 2 p.m., then a selection of tunes outside the Town Hall.
Sunday, 10th November

Inverurie Royal British Legion Remembrance Sunday Parade.

Leading the RBL parade via Victoria Street and George Square to the Remembrance Day services in church and at The War Memorial and then back to the Legion.
Sunday, 1st December

Inverurie St. Andrew's Day Parade (& Big Switch On).

We played with Alford Pipe Band leading the youth group procession from the Royal British Legion via Kellands Road and George Square to the Town Hall. Once there, we entertained the spectators with selections of tunes for about 20 minutes. Alford Band played really well.

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