Last updated: 20th July 2020
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing away of our previous Pipe Major Iain Willox. He died on Wednesday 15th July. Iain was the Pipe Major of our band for over 20 years and he was one of the co-founders of the band way back in the late 1970's. R.I.P.
Chanter practise will resume this Saturday July 4th at Dundry Nurseries but under current Covid 19 guidelines also a chance for 2 or 3 pipers to practise on their bagpipes. Please check your emails on this matter. Practises are weather dependant as they will be outside.
This Year's AGM has been postponed until later on in the Year, date TBC
Our event due to take place on Saturday 11th April in Quedgeley has been postponed.
Our event due to take place on Sunday April 26th in Hereford has been cancelled.
Our event due to take place on Friday 8th May in Cheltenham at their Cenotaph has been cancelled.
Our event due to take place on Sunday 10th May in Stow in the Wold has been cancelled.
Our event due to take place on Saturday June 27th in Gloucester AFD has been cancelled.
Our event due to take place on Saturday 4th July in Worcester has been cancelled.
Our event due to place on Saturday August 1st in Hay on Wye has been postponed until August 2021.
Our event due to take place on Monday August 31st in Winchcombe has been cancelled.
Our event due to take place on Saturday September 5th in Gloucester has been cancelled.
The Massed Pipes and Drums at Bideford due to take place over the weekend of Sept. 11th - Sept. 13th has been cancelled.
Please note that Wednesday practises at the Reddings are cancelled until further notice.
Chanter practice on a Saturday Morning now takes place at Dundry Nurseries in Bamfurlong Lane next to Staverton Airport and only approx. 1/2 mile from the Reddings. Practise starts at 10am. Directions can be found on the Join the Band page.
Wednesday practises at the Reddings have been cancelled until further notice.
Saturday practises at Dundry Nurseries will resume, starting on July 4th and continuing on the 11th July; 18th July and 25th July.
William has agreed to hold chanter practise between 10am and 11am with hopefully Tom standing in when our Pipe major is not available. We would like more band members to attend these sessions.
To view a short video of the band playing with the Chieftains at St Davids Hall Cardiff select the link below.
Next scheduled event is due to take place in Stow in the Wold on Sunday 8th November, Remembrance Day.
For details see 2020 Events
Any queries contact John via the contacts page.