Reading Scottish Youth Pipe Band

Are you interested in learning to play the bagpipes or drums and playing in a pipe band?

What are we offering?

Come and join us!
Learn to play the bagpipes.
Learn to play snare drum, tenor drum or bass drum.
Free tuition in small groups.
Structured learning programme with option of certification.
Make new friends
Learn new skill
Learn to work as a team
Gain confidence
Experience the thrill and passion of playing in a Scottish Pipe Band
Opportunities to perform at parades, concerts and festivals.
Opportunities to travel to new places

Where and when do we practice?

St Andrews Church Hall, London Road, Reading RG1 5BD
(Just beside the Royal Berks Hospital)
Monday evening 6.30pm – 8.00pm

What does it cost?

When you come along you'll have 4 free weeks to decide if you would like to join.
Junior membership is £20 per year.

What do you get for your membership?

Free loan of a practice chanter or pad and drum sticks
Free tuition and materials
Free uniform when you turn out for the band
What age do I have to be?
Between 8 and 18 years old.
If you’re over 18 you can join the Senior band.

What do we expect from you?

Becoming a member of the band does take commitment and we do expect regular attendance and even some practice at home.
As with every hobby is does take dedication to be good at what you do, so the more practice the quicker you'll be out playing in the band.

How to join

First step – contact us.
Phone or email or come along and visit us on a Monday night.
Contact: Ron Paterson, Pipe Major