Below is a list of forthcoming engagements for the band in 2018. Event dates will be published as they are confirmed.
This list will be updated regularly, and full addresses and postcodes put up for each event when announced and/or updated when more details are known. You can also follow us on Facebook to be updated on these events.
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|13th - 16th Sept||-||Away trip - Gexto Folk Festival||See website||Gexto and Bilbao, Spain||
The band will play in various locations around Bilbao and Gexto during the day, and then in and around the folk festival in Gexto in the evening. We will play daily, Thursday to Sunday inclusive.
Previous locations have included:
The evenings have previously started from Plaza Escuelas Eskolak and paraded along Mayor Kalea to Areetako Geltokiko Plaza where the Folk Festival (ticketed) is held, except Saturday where the Parade starts from Vizcaya Bridge.
|Sun 16th Sept||10:40am||Battle of Britain Parade||Free||Windsor Town Centre||Band will lead the parade from Park Street to the Guildhall at 10:40 and back again an hour later|
|Wed 26th Sept||11am-4pm||Reading University Freshers’ Fayre||Free||Reading University Students’ Union||
if you are a new or returning student at Reading Uni, come and meet us at the Freshers’ Fayre and find out about joining a pipe band on the doorstep of the University.
|Sat 6th Oct||From 10:30am||Charity Collection, Reading||Free||Broad Street, Reading||Collecting for the band|
|Sat 3 Nov||from 5:30pm||Farnham Fireworks||Town Centre - free.
Firework event - see website
|Parade starts from Central Car Park, Farnham, GU9 7RB||Website will be available in October
Band will play in central car park at 5:30 and then lead the procession up to the park for the fireworks at 6:15
|Sat 10 Nov||1-3pm||Madejski Stadium Remembrance service||Free outside stadium||Madejski Stadium, Reading, RG2 0FL||Band will play for small ceremony outside the players' entrance, followed by the full band playing outside the club shop before the game|
|Sun 11 Nov||From 10:30am||Remembrance Sunday Parade||Free||Princess Square, Bracknell Town Centre||Band will play to the war memorial for the wreath laying and then lead the parade up to the Holy Trinity Church on The Ring. After the service the band will lead the parade back to the war memorial.|
|Fri 16 Nov||Private function|
|Sun 25 Nov||TBC||Wokingham Carnival||Free||Wokingham Town Centre||Performance details TBC|
|Thu 30 Nov||7pm||Didcot Christmas Fair||Free||Didcot T/C||The band will lead the parade along Broadway at 7pm and then play a few spots back along Broadway. Last year the parade started from the Fire Station and ended near Sainsburys.|
|Wed 12 Dec||7pm||Beaconsfield Festival of Lights||Free||Beaconsfield Town Centre (new town)||The band will lead the parade along the Station Road at 7pm, starting from just past the Mercedes Benz garage up to the station, and then a few spots back down towards Sainsburys normally starting with one on the railway bridge|
|Fri 14 Dec||11:30am||One Forbury Square Raffle||Free||One Forbury Square, Reading, RG1 3EU||The band will play before the Forbury Square raffle draw in Forbury Square itself|
|Fri 14 Dec||7pm||Hungerford Victorian Extravaganza||Free||Hungerford Town Centre||The band will lead the parade up Bridge Street and High Street at 7pm, and then play a few spots back down the High Street|
* Those events marked with an asterisk are not yet confirmed.
Please note that the band is not responsible for any last minute changes or cancellations due to circumstances out of our control. Should you wish to confirm that we will be attending any events listed, please contact us via the website and we will be very happy to assist