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Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 1 February 2017 2:47 PM

Please see details of Drum Major tuition in Castlederg.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 31 January 2017 2:14 PM

Annsborough Pipe Band are oholding a fundraising Race Night in Annsborough Hall on Saturday, 4th of March 2017 from 8.30pm. The admission price is £3 and in addition to the Races there will be a Disco, Bar and lots of craic.

The event is being held to boost their new uniform fund and as with such events there are a number of race sponsorship options available, details of which can be had from Jimmy Rooney on 07784 646572. Jimmy can also advise on general information and ticket details in respect of the event.

For those not familiar with the venue for the event, Annsborough Hall is located just outside Castlewellan on the Ballylough Road off the Castlewellan to Clough Road.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 31 January 2017 2:06 PM

Augharan Pipe Band Drum Corps are holding a drumming marathon on Saturday, 4th March from 9am to 9pm. Please see attached flyer for further details.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 27 January 2017 1:57 PM

Please see attachment regarding Piobaireachd Seminars for 2017.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 25 January 2017 11:36 AM

Please see attached for details of an upcoming event in the Donaldson Hall, Garvetagh, Castlederg on Saturday 18th of Februray 2017.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 24 January 2017 4:54 PM

The Cullybackey Solo Piping and Drumming Competition will be held on Saturday, 8th April 2017. Further details to follow soon.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 24 January 2017 2:25 PM

A reminder of the Branch meeting this Saturday, 28th January, 2 pm in Trinity Hall, Lisburn.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 19 January 2017 6:47 PM

A Tenor Drum Workshop will be held in the Royal Hotel, Cookstown on Saturday, 4th February from 2 pm to 6 pm and will concentrate on the following items:

  • Tuning your drum for indoor solo competition.
  • Construction of your drum scores for solo competition.
  • Incorporating flourish with the beating already in your score.
  • Working with the snare drummer to maximize the use of light and shade in the playing and any other aspects anyone wants to discuss.

Tenor Drummers are asked to please bring their drum and if possible the snare drummer who usually plays for them.

The cost will be £2.00 which includes tea or coffee.

To register an interest in this workshop please contact Gary Smyth, garysmyth@btopenworld.com or Danielle Hamilton, danibear2008@hotmail.co.uk.