Month: January 2017

PBV February Council Meetings (Updated)

The February State Council of the VHPBA and Branch Council meeting for Pipe Bands Victoria will take place on Sunday 12 February 2017 commencing at 1:00pm. The venue is the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens Tea Rooms (Castlemaine Band Room), Botanical Gardens,

Vale Richard Divall AO OBE (Updated)

The V.H.P.B.A. and P.B.V. regret the death of distinguished Victorian musician, conductor and teacher Professor Richard Divall AO OBE on Sunday 15th January. He had a great influence on music in Victoria, particularly with his leadership of the Victorian State

Scots Day Out (Bendigo) | Contest Draw (Updated)

Please see attached the UPDATED contest draw for the upcoming Scots Day Out contest at Bendigo. This revised draw now includes additional band entries. Bands are requested to pay particular attention to the appended notes in relation to parking and

PBA Summer School – Day Classes Still Available

The Pipe Bands Australia Summer School is providing the opportunity for our Victorian members who are unable to attend the Summer School for the entire week to now attend for a day or several days. To register to attend the

Congratulations to the Pipe Bands Victoria PBA Summer School Scholarship Winners


PBV Scholarships for SWCPDD

Pipe Bands Victoria is pleased to again offer a number of scholarships for members who attend the South West Coast Piper Drummer Dancer workshops this year in Warrnambool from 21-23 April. These scholarships were approved at the December Council meeting,

PBA Summer School Recital

Attachment 1_Recital Flyer

Updated Contest Entry Forms for Ringwood Highland Gathering

Please see attached the updated contest entry forms for the Ringwood Highland Gathering. The event has been confirmed for Sunday 26 March 2017 at the East Ringwood Reserve. This is a different date and venue from advice previously received and

Ringwood Highland Gathering 2017

The date for the Ringwood Highland Gathering has been confirmed by the promoter for Sunday 26 March 2017. The gathering will be held at the East Ringwood Reserve on the corner of Mt Dandenong and Dublin Roads, Ringwood. Please check

Ballarat Highland Gathering 2017

The 2017 Ballarat Highland Gathering will take place on Sunday 26 February at Victoria Park, Ballarat. Please note that this is a new venue. Ad additional details for access to the venue and parking are provided by the promoter, we