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Posted by Ian Burrows on 19 June 2017 6:19 PM

Motor Home Parking- All Ireland Pipe Band Championships.

Overnight parking for Motor Homes is available in Lurgan Park on Friday 30th June, for the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships, the cost is £20.00. To receive a pass please make payment out to RSPBANI Branch and send in a stamped addressed envelope to Unit 34 Crescent Business Park, Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 2GN. Please include your vehicle registration.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 12 June 2017 5:56 PM

The Drum Major dress time for the Craigavon & District Championships is 11.00 am

Posted by Ian Burrows on 8 June 2017 12:11 PM

Belfast City Events Office has advised us of roadworks on the Upper Newtownards Road this weekend.

The roadworks may have a knock on effect for folk attending the UK Pipe Band Championships if they are running on a tight schedule.

More information available at http://trafficwatchni.com/home

Posted by Ian Burrows on 8 June 2017 11:57 AM

A reminder that the closing time and date for entries for the All Ireland Championships is 12:00 pm, Monday 12th June 2017.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 1 June 2017 4:32 PM

Please see attached information on the Mid-Ulster Piping and Drumming Summer School being run in conjunction with Mid Ulster District Council and the Music Service for Pipes and Drums.

Please book early as places are limited.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 25 May 2017 5:25 PM

The draw for the Mid Ulster Championships is now online and can be accessed here

Posted by Ian Burrows on 24 May 2017 5:18 PM

The Tartan Talk column which ran for decades in the News Letter resumed on Saturday 20th May 2017 and during the RSPBANI Branch season, there will also be a Monday column featuring the results/pictures from the previous week.

Tartan Talk is for all of the pipe band community so if your band is celebrating a significant event, honouring a member, organising a parade or fundraiser or if you would like to share a photograph or memory from the past please contact  Gilbert Cromie on 028 90448028, 07492740378 or e-mail gilbertcromie50@yahoo.co.uk.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 20 May 2017 8:38 PM

Congratulations to all our prize winners at the British Pipe Band and Drum Championships in Paisley today.