Category: Events

Formal advice has been received from the Ringwood Highland Gathering secretary that the event scheduled for 11 October 2020 has been cancelled and refund of entry fees to bands will be processed forthwith. The Ringwood Highland Gathering is now scheduled …

Ringwood Highland Gathering 2020 – Cancelled Read More »

ANZAC Day was a beautiful still morning in Melbourne with stunning red skies over the bay. Although the Dawn Service at the Shrine was not open to the public, many in the community took the opportunity to remember those who …

ANZAC Day Commemoration 2020 Read More »

The Australian Pipe Band Championships scheduled to be held in Maryborough, Victoria have now been postponed until April 10-11 2021. A memo has been distributed this afternoon to all band secretaries. Please use the following link to the Pipe Bands …

Australian Championships date – April 2021 Read More »

The latest communication from the Ringwood Highland Games is as follows. Due to Government restrictions regarding COVID19, and on advice from our local authorities the Ringwood Highland Games and Celtic Festival WILL NOT take place on the 29th March 2020. The Ceilidh …

Postponed – Ringwood Highland Gathering latest news Read More »

Further to advice from Pipe Bands Australia, please refer attached memo regarding the postponement of the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships to be held at Maryborough, Victoria. Please continue to monitor advice from Pipe Bands Australia via official channels for …

Australian Championships Postponed Read More »

Pipe Bands Victoria in consultation with our promoters has continued to monitor the situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) as it impacts on our community. Attached is a memo from PBV and a media release from the Geelong Highland Gathering Committee. In …

Cancellation of Geelong Contest, Ringwood Contest postponed (updated) Read More »

With assistance from Pipe Bands Australia, Pipe Bands Victoria is hosting an “Evening with Gordon Parkes” following the Australian Pipe Band Championships on Tuesday 7 April at 7pm at the Maroondah Sports Club, corner Dublin & Mt Dandenong Road, Ringwood …

“Evening with Gordon Parkes” Read More »

Entries for the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships will officially close on Monday 3 February with the promoter, Maryborough Highland Society. Bands and drum majors from across Australia and overseas have already entered the Pipe Bands Australia Diamond Jubilee year …

Final Week for 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships Entries Read More »

Bob’s family has advised that the funeral service will be held at The Scots Church 156 Collins Street Melbourne Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 10.30am In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to the Royal Children’s …

Funeral arrangements for the late RJK Semple OAM BEM Read More »

Bands are advised that the promoter, the Maryborough Highland Society, in consultation with Pipe Bands Australia, has decided to extend the closing date for registration for the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships. This decision was made due to the devastating fires …

Entries period for 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships extended Read More »