Below is a list of forthcoming engagements for the band in 2019. 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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|Sun 4 Aug||from 10:30am||SW Gloucestershire Pipe Band Competition||
|The South Glos Showground, Westerleigh Road, BS37 8QZ||
Reading will compete at 12:05, 13:20 and 14:00 with the massed bands at 15:45
|Sat 17 Aug||all day||World Championships||See website for tickets||Glasgow Green, Glasgow, G1 5DB||
Reading will compete in Grade 4B qualifying group 2 at 09:08. The final will take place at 13:30 The arenas to be used and their locations will be announced the day before - keep an eye out on the day for more information.
|Sat 25 Aug||Lambourn Carnival||Lambourn Town Centre|
|Sun 1 Sept||All England Championships and Chatsworth Country Fair||See website for tickets||Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PN||Website|
|Sun 15 Sept||Battle of Britain Parade||Windsor Town Centre|
|22 Sept - 1 Oct||Away Trip - Chandigrarh Folklore Festival, India|
|Sat 12 Oct||From 10:30am||Charity Collection, Reading||Free||Broad Street, Reading||Collecting for the band
The band will play in various parts of Broad Street between 10:30 and 2:30
|Sat 9 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
|TBC *||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 and a march past on the pitch. The timing of this depends on the fixture list due in August|
|Sun 10 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 15 Nov||Private function|
|Sun 24 Nov||TBC||Wokingham Carnival||Free||Wokingham Town Centre||Performance details TBC|
|Thu 28 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 near Sainsburys and ended at the Fire Station.|
|Sun 1 Dec||TBC||St Andrews Day Service||Free||St Andrews United Reformed Church, London Rd, Reading RG1 5BD||The band will play before and after the St Andrews Day service at the church|
|Wed 11 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 13 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 13 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