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Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 4 November 2014 3:41 PM

Cullybackey Pipe Band presents Fred Morrison on the 7th March, 2015 in the Michelin Club Ballymena, families welcome tickets are £10:00 and includes light supper.

This promises to be a great night and a pre season get together! Tickets are now available from any band member or by contacting Cullybackey's facebook page or by email; cullybackeypb@googlemail.com

Posted in Branch News by Admin on 19 October 2014 10:24 PM

The RSPBA NI Branch School seek expressions of interest for the post of School Principal.

Candidate Essential Criteria:

  1. Have good organisational and interpersonal skills.
  2. Understand/Have experience of delivering a project to a budget.
  3. Be competent in the use of software packages Microsoft Word & Excel.
  4. Be willing to participate in, and deliver, training.
  5. Be available for a number of evening and weekend meetings.

Candidate Desirable Criteria:

  1. Have attained a high level (SCQF6/PDQB4) in current Pipe Band Discipline examinations or equivalent.
  2. Have experience of managing people.
  3. Have experience of working in an educational environment.
  4. Have a track record of experience and success in the Pipe Band world.

The post is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid and equipment provided.
Anyone wishing to express an interest should contact Ian Burrows in the Branch Office on:
02892670445 or ian.burrows@rspbani.org by noon on Monday 3rd November.

The Selection Panel reserve the right to shortlist based on any of the essential or desirable criteria and will contact candidates to arrange a meeting during the week beginning Monday 3rd November.

Posted in Mid-Ulster News by Ian Burrows on 17 October 2014 4:21 PM

The Annual General Meeting of the Mid-Ulster Section will be held on Tuesday, 28th October, commencing at 8.00 p.m. in the Royal Hotel, Cookstown.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 13 October 2014 12:45 PM

Tullylagan are looking for a new Pipe Major;  a great opportunity for someone wanting to take an ambitious, hardworking band to the top. The band is continuing to practice under Pipe Sergeants Stephen Swaille and Claire Donnelly and would also welcome other players to bolster our roster.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 11 October 2014 1:11 PM

Dr Wright Memorial Pipe Band, Newtownards are recruiting young learners for piping, drumming and tenor drumming from approximately age 10+. Experienced players also welcome. For further details contact Thomas Magill on 07707301466 or email  at thomasmagill@outlook.com

Posted in Branch News by Mervyn Herron on 7 October 2014 4:21 PM

The Annual Meeting and election of  officers for 2015 will take place on the 22nd October in the Millbrook  Lodge Hotel Ballynahinch at 7 30pm

Reports on contest in Lurgan,Finance and the way forward with Craigavon Borough Council after 2015.

Tea Coffee will be served on arrival.

Mervyn Herron Secretary

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 5 October 2014 4:38 PM

Please see attached poster regarding upcoming recital night.