'... hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels'...... Robert Burns
Welcome to Haddington Pipe Band
|May Dance - Annual Ceilidh||The band will kick-off the annual ceilidh.||Corn Exchange, Haddington||Friday||24 May 2013||7.30pm|
|Farmers Market||* Details below.||Haddington||Saturday||25 May 2013||10.30am & 11.15am|
|Haddington Festival Church Parade||The band will lead the Festival Church Parade from Church Street to St Mary's and return after the service.||Haddington||Sunday||26 May 2013||10.30am|
|Haddington Festival Fancy Dress Parade||Again the band is pleased to be asked to lead the Festival Fancy Dress Parade from Whittinghame Drive round the town to Neilson Park.||Haddington||Saturday||1 June 2013||1.00pm|
|Tranent Crowning of the Gala Queen||Haddington Pipe Band have escorted the Queens's Consort to the Loch Centre for many years and are delighted to be asked to perform this duty again.||Tranent||Sunday||2 June 2013||11.00am|
|Tranent Gala Fancy Dress Parade||The band will join the parade in Fleets Road then through the Town to the Loch Centre.||Tranent||Saturday||8 June 2013||6.00pm|
|Whitburn Gala||Details to follow.||Whitburn||Saturday||15 June 2013||????|
|Haddington Agriculture Show||We have a request to play at the Agricultural show this year. Unfortunately last year was called off due to bad weather, however, this year it is being held at East Fortune.||East Fortune||Saturday||29 June 2013||2.00pm & 4.00pm|
|Museum of Flight Air Show||The band has been invited to perform at the opening of the Air Show where they will play at the main gate and later in the main arena.|| National Museum of Flight,
East Fortune Airfield
|Saturday||27 July 2013||9.45am||Nungate Gala||The band is again delighted to be asked to play for the Crowning Ceremony and then to lead the parade around the town. On the parade route the band will stop and lay a wreath at the Niall Fairgrieve Memorial beside the Community Centre.||Whittinghame Drive,
|Saturday||10 Aug 2013||1.00 pm||Trad on Tyne - Grand Opening||The band will perform the official opening of the TRAD on the TYNE festival by marching on and performing at 11.45am in the Haugh. Prior to that in order to promote the event we will form up near the Corn Exchange - march along Market Street, Hardgate, Sidegate to the Haugh.||Haddington||Saturday||31 Aug 2013||11.45am|
|Farmers Market||* Details below.||Haddington||Saturday||28 Sept 2013||10.30am & 11.15am|
|Save the Children||The band will lead a small group from Church Street to the Corn Exchange advertising fundraising event.||Church Street,
|Saturday||5 Oct 2013||10.30am|
|Farmers Market||* Details below.||Haddington||Saturday||26 Oct 2013||10.30am & 11.15am|
|Armistice Parade||The band will lead the Armistice Parade from Court Street to St Mary's. After the service the parade will return to Court Street.||Court Street,
|Sunday||10 Nov 2013||10.30am||Saltire Event||Details to follow.||St Mary's Church To Town House Haddington||Sunday||24 Nov 2013||????|
|Farmers Market||* Details below.||Haddington||Saturday||30 Nov 2013||10.30am & 11.15am|
* There will normally be two performances at the Farmers Market:
the first between 10.30 - 11.00am and the second between 11.15 - 11.45am.
Each performance will last approximately 20 minutes.
The band members are always enthusiastic to play at the Farmers Market in Haddington on the last Saturday of each month. However, this will be dependent on other band engagements, events and the availability of band members over holiday periods etc. To avoid disappointment please check the above table regularly for the most up to date event information.
Booking the Band
To book the Haddington Pipe Band for your event please contact the band secretary.