Category: Immediate

Vale David Ramsay

It is with sadness we acknowledge the sudden passing of David Ramsay. David ran the Scottish Shop “Celtic Affairs” with his wife Anne and other family members. David was a quiet achiever and supporter of bands and highland activities and

Annual General Meeting & Council Agenda

The Annual General meeting and October Council meetings of both the VHPBA and Pipe Bands Victoria will be held at Geelong RSL, Barwon Heads Road, Belmont, on Sunday 14th October, 2018. All members are invited to attend. The Annual General

Vale Stuart Evans (Updated)

Stuart Evans, a stalwart of the City of Melbourne Pipe Band has suddenly passed away after a short battle with cancer. We extend our deepest condolences to Stuart’s family, and the members of the City of Melbourne Pipe Band. Stuart

Victorian Solo Drumming Championships 2018

Congratulations to all winners at today’s solo drumming championships at Scotch College. We thank all participants who helped make this a great day of drumming. Thank you also to our judges Dean Hall and Andrew Womersley and to Scotch College

Band Ensemble Presentation

As per the recent invitation to bands and members, Pipe Bands Vic is pleased to advise there has been significant uptake in the invitation to the music leaders of bands to attend a presentation of ‘Ensemble’ being held at the

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Pipe Bands Victoria is extremely pleased to congratulate Anthony Sell OAM and Donald Blair OAM who have made significant and life long contributions to pipe bands and Scottish culture in Victoria and also had an impact throughout Australia. We also

PBV Ensemble Presentation for Bands

Pipe Bands Vic cordially invites the music leaders of your band to attend a presentation of ‘Ensemble’ being held at the Maroondah Club on Sunday 17 June at 1:00pm prior to the Branch Council meeting. This presentation is not only

Victorian Pipe Band Championships 2018 (Geelong) – Results

Please see attached the results from the Victorian Pipe Band Championships held yesterday at Geelong in difficult weather conditions. PBV would also like to thank the promoter for their hospitality for all the adjudicators, and their efforts to ensure the

Ballarat Contest Draw – Mk7B (Updated)

Please see attached the updated (Version 7B) contest draw for the Ballarat Highland Gathering on 25 February 2018. There is no significant change from previously published Version 7, except minor amendments to the appended notes. Bands are requested to note

February State & Branch Council Meetings – CANCELLED

The February meeting for Pipe Bands Victoria and the VHPBA Inc. scheduled for Sunday 4 February 2018 has been cancelled. Minutes from the December meeting and current financial reports will be circulated to Councillors and Band Secretaries in the near