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The RSPBANI Branch presents a Touch of Tartan Concert on Friday 6th, November 2015, in Greystone Primary School, Antrim, (kindly granted). Ravara and the Ulster-Scots Agency Juvenile Pipe Bands will be performing on the night along with supporting artists. All proceeds will go to the RSPBANI President's nominated charity for 2015 - Friends of the Cancer Centre.

Tickets cost £10.00 and can be purchased online by clicking the blue button on the right or from the Branch Office, 02892670445, email info@rspbani.org

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Posted in Branch News by Mervyn Herron on 5 October 2015 4:35 PM

The annual meeting will be held on the 21st October in the Millbrook Lodge Hotel at 8pm.Presentations will be made to 2  current officers who have indicated their retirement from office.

Reports will be submitted from all officers.

Refreshments tea coffee provided.

Mervyn Herron


Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 28 September 2015 11:04 AM

A Branch Meeting will be held on Saturday, 31st of October, 2015 at 2pm and the Branch AGM will be held on Saturday, 28th of November, 2015 at 11 am.
Both meetings will be held in Trinity Methodist Halls, Ballymacoss Ave, Lisburn, County Antrim BT28 2GX.

Nominations for election of Officers and notices of motion for the AGM must be received from band secretaries by the Branch Secretary three weeks prior to the meeting.

Email contact for the Branch Secretary is danielle.mccartney@rspbani.org

Posted in Branch News by Mervyn Herron on 21 September 2015 12:21 PM

The results of the 2015 Solos are attached, well done to all the competitors and welcome to our visitors this year.

Mervyn Herron

Posted in Branch News by Mervyn Herron on 20 September 2015 3:19 PM

Please see attached the findings of the Music Board  regradings

All bands mentioned will be  informed by letter 
Music Board regradings September 2016

Grade 4B to 4A
Portavogie and District
McDonald Memorial

Grade 4A to 3B
Major Sinclair Memorial
St. Patrick's Bandon (I.P.B.A.)

Grade 3B to 3A
Upper Crossgare

Grade 3A to 2

Grade 2 to 1
Bleary and District

All regrading will be ratified by the Board at their next meeting.

There are no downgradings for our branch

Issued by Alan Ferguson Music Board.
Mervyn Herron
Posted in School News by Admin on 17 September 2015 12:54 AM

Just 9 days to go until the start of the Autumn 2015 Term at the NI Branch School. Check out the Centre details at http://rspbani.org/viewnews.php?id=998. All courses cost only £3 per week for the 10 week term and we're now accepting PayPal including Debit and Credit Card for online payment. Thanks to all those that have signed up already, it's extremely helpful to know pretty acurate numbers before the term starts. If you'd like to be an R.S.P.B.A. Adjudicator/Tutor/Teacher or just want to increase your Piping | Drumming | Drum Major knowledge then the N.I. Branch School offer the full range of nationally recognised qualifiactions to help you reach your goal. If you haven't had a chance to sign up yet, there's no time like the present! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Posted in Branch News by Mervyn Herron on 13 September 2015 12:24 PM

A copy of the All Ireland Solos draw is attached please make sure all soloists have a copy or are made aware of it.

Thanks you

Mervyn Herron

Posted in Branch News by Mervyn Herron on 11 September 2015 5:14 PM

Please find attached some directions to find Ballymun School and the 2015 Solos.

Mervyn Herron

Posted in School News by Admin on 8 September 2015 2:55 PM

The NI Branch School will be open for the new term on Saturday 26th September at 9.30am. The 4 centres are as follows:

Edenderry Primary School
Cookstown Primary School
Erne Integrated College
Lisneal College

There is a new online course registration system. Go to the School Webpage and click on the 'Register with Branch School' Link at the top of the page. If you already have an account on the Branch website just log in and follow the instructions. If you don't have an account then complete the details to sign up. (Note if you are a competing Drum Major then you do have an account on the system. If you do not know how to access your account please send an email to admin@rspbani.org and we'll make the details available to you.)

Why not give the Branch School a like on facebook http://www.facebook.com/rspbanischool or follow us on twitter @rspbanischool. There will be regular updates throughout the term on these channels.