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Posted by Mervyn Herron on 27 May 2016 2:08 PM

The Craigavon and Dist Championships will be held on the 18th June at Lurgan Park starting at 12 noon. Other features of this event will be a full cultural music stage Childrens entertainments and food area.

Mervyn Herron 

Posted by Mervyn Herron on 27 May 2016 2:02 PM

As part of our fund raising efforts for the Childrens Hospice we have arranged a stroll in the Park on Friday 17th June at Lurgan Park  7 30pm. Please come along and support us in this additional fund raiser.

Thank you


Posted by Mervyn Herron on 27 May 2016 1:58 PM


The prize draw for a set of bagpipes from R G Hardie is now in full swing please send me your ticket orders

Lets do it for the chldren


Posted by Ian Burrows on 18 April 2016 10:19 AM

There will be a meeting of the County Down Section on Wednesday 27th April, 8pm in the Millbrook Lodge Hotel, Ballynahinch.

Posted by Mervyn Herron on 22 June 2015 11:24 AM

On behalf of the Co Down Section I would like to express my sincere thanks once again to all the people involved in delivering such a diverse event in Lurgan Park on Saturday. The Council officials the parks dept  and everyone who had a part to play. To Mark Wilson and all the great artists on stage thank you so much. We are trying to build an event that will entertain and we are succeeding each year.

Thank you all so much from an exhausted Secretary

Mervyn Herron.

Posted by Mervyn Herron on 21 June 2015 12:53 PM

The N I Childrens Hospice are to be the winners of a cheque for £2.500 as the proceeds of a charity prize draw from a set of bagpipes donated by R G Hardie of Glasgow.

Our picture shows the cheque presentation from left Mrs Cherry from the hospice with The Lord Mayor, Alastair Dunn, Derek Mack and Lorraine Ronaldson.

Second picture shows David Simpson  Upper Bann MP accepting the prize on behalf of Mark Baxter from Alastair Dunn from R G Hardie.

Our Sincere thanks to all who participated in this fund raiser.

Mervyn Herron Secretary

Posted by Mervyn Herron on 20 June 2015 9:47 PM

After a long and very enjoyable day at Lurgan Park the event is over for another year.It was a great day out for all the pipe band family and with much to enjoy throught the day. The NI Childrens Hospice were the real winners with a total so far of £2.500 being donated or pledged on the day for our charity. Well done to all involved.Thank you to R G Hardie for the set of bagpipes for the raffle prize

Picture shows the Lord Mayor with our prize winning drum majors and our new sponsor backdrop.

The results are attached we have had to make a correction for an error that occurred in the Grade two drumming where with a combined total Bleary and District were in fact the winners. Sincere and unreserved apologies to the PSNI and Bleary and District Drum Corp.

Mervyn Herron

Posted by Mervyn Herron on 12 June 2015 10:16 AM

The draw for Craigavon and District Championships is now posted here. Please note times are approximate.

We are pleased to announce that the Grade two bands will perform both an MSR and Medley selection at Lurgan Park. We hope you enjoy this addition to grade two. A big thank you to the RSPBA board on their approval and the bands for their support.

An updated draw will be posted tomorrow.

Mervyn Herron