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Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows 5 hour(s) ago

CALLING ALL PIPE BANDS IN FERMANAGH/OMAGH

A reminder of Autumn Training Events.

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch in conjunction with Artsland (Fermanagh and Omagh District Council) and Dun Uladh are running training events in the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh on the following dates and topics;

20th October 2018

• Committee Skills 
• Public Relations 
• Funding and Fundraising 
• Marketing and Social Media

10th November 2018

• Events Management
• Safeguarding
• Working with Volunteers (Motivation and Retention)

There is £250.00 available to each band who send representatives to attend the training events. This training is invaluable to bands as it will assist with any future funding applications that bands make and is something that funders recognize and require more and more if any future funding applications are to be successful.

To register please email: info@rspbani.org

Posted in Co. Down News by Ian Burrows 6 hour(s) ago

The County Down Section A.G.M. will be held in the Millbrook Lodge Hotel on Thursday 25th of October at 7.30 p.m.

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 2 October 2018 12:40 PM

A Branch Meeting will be held on Saturday, 27th of October 2018 at 2pm

The Branch AGM will be held on Saturday, 24th of November 2018 at 11 am.

Both meetings will be held in Trinity Methodist Halls, Ballymacoss Ave, Lisburn, County Antrim BT28 2GX.

Nominations for election of Officers and notices of motion for the AGM must be received from band secretaries by the Branch Secretary three weeks prior to the meeting.

Email contact for the Branch Secretary is danielle.mccartney@rspbani.org

Posted in Co. Fermanagh News by Ray Hall on 28 September 2018 6:42 PM

The Co. Fermanagh Section Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 8th October 2018 in the Westville Hotel,  Enniskillen at 8.00pm.   All bands are very much encouraged to be represented at this important meeting to make their views heard on the way forward and to hear the work that the Section did during the previous year.  All will be made most welcome.  Refeshments will follow the meeting . 

Ray Hall

Secretary

Posted in School News by Ian Burrows on 13 September 2018 11:38 AM

It's Back to School time again at the NI Branch School. Our Saturday Centres will be back up and running again on Saturday 22nd September at 9.30am.

Term fees are £30 and also a reminder that our Household and Young Student Discounts will run again this year. Details below:

Household Discounted Fees
Multiple Students attending the School from the same household will be subject to the following Fees:
2 Students - £25 each
3 or more students - £20 each

Young Student Discounted Fees
The fees for students attending the School who are in Primary 6 or 7 or lower will be £25.
The fees for students attending the School who are in Primary 5 or lower will be £20.

We welcome students of all ages and abilities so why not give it a go.

Register Online
To register with the Branch School please Register/Sign in to the Branch website (www.rspbani.org), Go to the School Page (Green Button) then click on the Yellow Register with Branch School Link at the top. You can also register directly in the Centres on the first day of term.

If you already have an account on the system (Have competed as a Drum Major/Soloist or have attended the School previously) but can't access it please contact us at admin@rspbani.org please do not register another account.

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 6 September 2018 8:15 PM

Pease find the draw for the forthcoming NI Novice Solos attached

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 6 September 2018 8:14 PM

Please find the draw for the forthcoming All Ireland Solos attached