News Update

We have had a very busy time since the last update. We played in the Derby St Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday 12th March and had a great day. It was a great parade as usual and we really enjoyed marching through the central streets of Derby. Sunday the 13th March was the Birmingham St Patrick’s Day Parade. We have … Read More

First competition of the year

On Sunday 28th February two of our Tenor Drummers competed at the Royal Pipe Band Association North West England Branch’s Indoor Solo Drumming Competition in Birkenhead. Paula and Richard Turner both competed in the 4-parted 6/8 March section at Intermediate grade.  Paula finished second with Richard in third place.  Paula also competed in 4-parted 2/4 March section also at Intermediate grade which … Read More

Monaghan County Association Donation

Willie Finnegan of the Monaghan County Association Birmingham joined us at our Tuesday night practice on the 2nd February to donate £500 to the band. The Monaghan Association was a very busy association raising thousands of pounds over the years for many different charities based in Birmingham. Our previous Pipe Major Frank Brennan was a leading force in the association … Read More

Remembrance Day Parade

Sunday the 8th November saw us marching round the streets of Kingstanding Birmingham as we marched veterans, those serving, cadet corps and scouts and brownies and many others from Perry Common British Legion No.1 to the Remembrance Day church service and back again on a mild and unusually warm November morning. We have proudly led the Perry Common RBL around … Read More

Well Done

A very well done to the band for its’ performance at The All English Pipe Band Championships held at Chatsworth House on Sunday 6th September. We came 3rd in our grade (4b) on the day out of 6 competing pipe bands. As the new guys and gals on the block we are still learning loads about competition and we were really … Read More