Following our recent nomination, The Reading Scottish Pipe Band are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Reading Cultural Awards 2018 in the Cultural Ambassadors category. Thank you so much for all your support.
For more information on the awards, follow this link http://readingplaceofculture.org/awards/.
On 16 December at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, and on 22 & 23 December 2017 at Wembley Arena (SSE Arena) in London, The Reading Scottish Pipe Band were honoured to be asked back to join André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra on their UK tour. The band had an amazing time on all three days and every member of the band were thrilled to be asked to perform again with such a fantastic orchestra and on such a big stage
We also have a selection of photos from the concerts we have played with André Rieu both in 2017 and 2012 in an article in the Pictures of the Band section
On 23rd September we took part in the Reading University Freshers' Fayre. We are based really close to the University, so if you missed us but are still interested in joining the band, even if you've never played before, drop us an email or contact us via Facebook. If you are interested in drumming and/or competing in the World Championships, even better.
READ MORE about the band below
A very warm welcome to the Reading Scottish Pipe Band's website.
Here you can find the latest news about the band, who we are, our history, where we are playing, and how you might ask us to play for you or how you could join too.
We are also on Facebook where our up and coming events are published. If you have a facebook account, you will receive new engagement updates if you "like" us - Facebook Page.
For more information or to get involved, please email us via our Contact Us page.
Fortcoming engagements will be highlighted here. For full details and a full listing of forthcoming band engagements, see our Events Diary.
|6-13 March||N/A||Away trip - Agrigento, Scicly
Almond Blossom Festival & International Folklore Festival
|13-16 April||N/A||Away trip - Cholet, France
|Sun 15 April||from 9:30am||Indoor Mini-bands & Quartets Competition, St Albans|
|Sat 28 April||from 10:30am||Charity Collection, Broad Street, Reading|
|Sun 6 May||from 11am||Reading Beer Festival, Christchurch Meadows, Reading|
|Sun 13 May||from 9:30am||Jim McGinn Memorial Competition, St Albans|
|Mon 28 May||TBC||Farnborough Donkey Derby, King George Paying Fields, Farnborough|
* the times shown are approximate start times of band performances. See the links on our events diary page for more info on the event timings