2018 Parades

It has been a very busy March as usual with the band playing at The Derby Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, The Birmingham Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, The Sandwell Saint Patrick’s Celebrations, The Sports Bar Cannock Saint Patrick’s Dinner and The Huddersfield Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Needless to say a few of us were pretty shattered by the end of it. … Read More

Band Update

We have been really busy over the last few months with plenty of practice going on for the Indoor Competitions that we have taken part in at The Birmingham Indoors and Wirral competitions where we did really well with our new 2/4 set of competition tunes. We are entered for The Corby Highland Gathering on the 10th July, The World … Read More

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