Month: October 2016

BC’s RCMP E. Division Pipe Band performs in Beijing, China for international festival

It was a trip of a lifetime for 30 members of the RCMP E. Division Pipe Band based out of Surrey, BC. To celebrate the band’s 10th anniversary, the band including spouses and five highland dancers from the RCMP K. Division Pipe Band in Edmonton travelled to Beijing, China on September 26 for the Beijing…

Cedar Hills Caledonian Pipe Band Accepting New Members

The Cedar Hills Caledonian Pipe Band will be celebrating its 15th season this year, and are beginning to plan a trip to the World Pipe Band Championships Glasgow in 2020.  We are currently accepting new players for both piping and drumming.  Anyone interested may contact: secretary@chcpb.ca for details on how to join. For more information…

Celebration of Life for BCPA Life Member Jimmy Wilson – October 15, 2016

A celebration of the life of Jimmy Wilson will be held on Saturday October 15 at 10 am at Valley View Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 14644 72nd Ave, Surrey, BC, V3S 2E7 His obituary is located here. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?n=james-wilson&pid=181700066&fhid=5867 Pipers and drummers are encouraged to bring their instruments to play as a massed band to…

Inviting All Bands to Participate in the 2016 Salute to Veterans at BC Lions Game – UPDATE

At their home game on November 5, 2016 vs the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the BC LIons Half-time Show  will feature a Salute to Veterans & Military Valour. The half-time salute will feature Pipe & Drum Bands, Colour Parties, Veterans, Canadian Forces, Cadets, First Responders & members of Veterans Organizations. Please see the attached poster for details.…