Month: July 2018

Peebles Life – August, 2018

Where have the last 3 months gone?  No sooner had we started our marching season and it was all over for another year. After some doubt whether the Penicuik Parade would go ahead, it was another great success.  Biggar was marred by some rain – such a shame considering the good weather we have had…


Peebles Life – July, 2018

Thanks again to everyone who supported our Spring Concert in May.  This was a most enjoyable night for the audience and the Band with a wide variety of music chosen by our young conductor, Peter Holmes – he says he is only 30 but readily admits he looks older. The music chosen was not just…


Peebles Life – June, 2018

There is another new music group in Peebles today – Peebles Burgh Youth Band. Technically it is just a re- brand and amalgamation of our previous Junior and Development Bands but the new name, which was chosen by the youngsters themselves, helps them to identify not just with the Senior Band but also with their…


Peebles Life – April, 2018

Despite missing 2 recent rehearsals to bad weather, the band set off on 10th March with high hopes for a good day at the Scottish Brass Band Championships in Perth but unfortunately our performance was a bit like the Scottish Rugby team later in the day in their match against Ireland – we didn’t get…