Category: Events

Daylesford Highland Gathering – CANCELLED

Pipe Bands Victoria has just received advice from the Daylesford Highland Gathering that the entire gathering scheduled for Saturday 2 December 2017 has been cancelled. The promoter apologises for any inconvenience, but due to severe weather forecasts and in the

Performance Opportunities for Pipers, Drummers & Drum Majors

Please refer attached memo regarding opportunities for performance. These opportunities are constantly under exploration by Pipe Bands Victoria with a view to enabling members from all bands to perform at events where their own band may not be able to

2017 Drum Majors Practical Workshops

Pipe Bands Victoria is offering a 2017 practical series of workshops for Drum Majors. Conducted over two sessions, the workshops will be conducted at the Ambulance Victoria Training Room, corner of Brady and Boundary Street, South Melbourne. Session 1: Sunday

Bendigo Highland Pipe Band – 80th Anniversary Celebrations

Join with Bendigo Highland Pipe Band to commemorate its 80th Anniversary. To celebrate its 80th Anniversary, the band is putting on a free concert on Saturday the 13th of May in Eaglehawk’s beautiful Canterbury Park Gardens. The concert, starting at

ANZAC March Results, Melbourne

The results for for the Pipe Band Category in this year’s ANZAC Day March are as follows: 1. Hawthorn City Pipe Band 2. Rats of Tobruk Memorial Pipes & Drums 3. Victoria Scottish Pipes & Drums Congratulations to the winners,

Solo Piping Recital | Melbourne

Please see attached information from The VPA advertising an upcoming Piping Recital, this Thursday, 27 April 2017 at the Starwards Distillery, 50 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne. The recital will feature Xavier Boderiou for Brittany, other local pipers and supporting artists.

ANZAC Day 2017

Please refer to the attached document for arrangements for pipe bands at Anzac Day in Melbourne 2017. ANZAC2017

April State & Branch Council Meetings

The April State Council of the VHPBA and Branch Council meeting for Pipe Bands Victoria will take place on Sunday 9 April 2017 commencing at 1:00pm. The venue is the Maroondah Sports Club, Mt Dandenong Rd, Ringwood East. A redacted

PBV | State & Branch Council Meetings

Please be advised the next State and Branch Council meetings will be held at 1:00pm on Sunday 9 April 2017 at the Maroondah Sports Club, Mt Dandenong Rd, Ringwood East. Agenda and reports will be circulated to Councillors and Band

Stolen Bagpipes at Geelong Contest

A young member has requested we publish a post regarding a theft which occurred yesterday at the Geelong highland gathering. The bagpipes were placed in the Watsonia RSL band tent and appear to have been stolen around 11:00am. The pipes