Category: Vic Branch news

Brett Staley wins Peter Clohesy Award

At Daylesford Highland Gathering on 1 December, Brett Staley was announced as the 2018 recipient of the Peter Clohesy Memorial Shield for services to highland drumming. Brett has played drums throughout much of his life, including City of Melbourne, Geelong

December PBV & VHPBA Council Meetings (Updated)

The December meeting of Pipe Bands Victoria and the VHPBA will be held on Sunday 9 December 2018 at 10:30am at Watsonia RSL, 6 Morwell Avenue, Watsonia, 3087. A copy of the meeting agenda is attached. All members welcome. For

Daylesford Draw Mk 5 (latest version)

Attached is the latest version (Mk 5) of the Daylesford draw for Saturday 1 December. Daylesford-Draw-MK-5-2018-21.11.18

DAYLESFORD DRAW 1 Dec 2018

The Daylesford Contest will be held on Saturday 1 December with the Street March commencing at 09.20 and upon completion of the Street March element the contest will move to Victoria Park Daylesford. Daylesford-Draw-2018-12.11.18

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | EOI Belfast Tattoo Tutor/Chaperone

Expressions of interest are being sought for a female to join the upcoming Belfast International Tattoo trip in September 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for a person with the relevant skills to help showcase the Victorian Youth Pipe Band on an

State & Branch Council Meeting, Sunday 5th August 2018

The August Council meetings of both the VHPBA and Pipe Bands Victoria will be held at the Scotch College, 1 Morrison Street, Hawthorn on Sunday 5th August, 2018. All members are invited to attend. The meetings will commence at 1:00pm.

Victorian Youth Pipe Band Update

The Victorian Youth Pipe Band have sent out preliminary letters to those applicants who have applied for the Youth Band’s trip to Belfast in 2019. The first Band Camp has been organised for the 8th & 9th of September. It

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

City of Melbourne Pipe Band 120th Anniversary Gala Ball

The City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band is celebrating our 120th Anniversary with a Gala Ball on Saturday 7 July at the Collingwood Town Hall. We invite friends from the pipe band community to join us for this special occasion.

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