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

Amazing 2 Weeks

A huge well done to all the organisers of the four different St Patrick’s Day Parades that we The Birmingham Irish Pipes and Drums have had the privilege of playing at this year; on the 8th March, (Huddersfield). 14th March, (Sandwell and Derby), and Birmingham on the 15th March.  Without the huge commitment and hard work ethic of a few … Read More

Huddersfield Parade

We have just finished the Huddersfield St Patrick’s Day Parade that was held on Sunday 8th March. As usual we received a great welcome from the Huddersfield committee and a great (if slightly damp), day was had by everyone. Maurice Long had organised the coach which firstly picked up from the Irish Centre in Digbeth at 8.30am and then SS … Read More