Festival of Remembrance Great Success

Peebles Burgh Silver Band are very pleased to announce that we raised over £1,800 for The Royal British Legion Scotland (Legion Scotland) following our very successful Festival of Remembrance Concert in the Old Parish Church, Peebles last Wednesday.  These monies will go towards Legion Scotland supporting ex-services men and women and their dependants throughout Scotland….


Peebles Life – November 2015

November is going to be a busy month for the Band. As mentioned in the previous article, we will be going to Langholm on Saturday 7th to compete in the Borders Entertainment Contest. We have now chosen our musical programme, and in line with the requirements of the contest, the piece of film music we…


Festival of Remembrance

Calling all Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen (and women), and all Ex- Servicemen and Servicewomen. Plus all members of the General Public and supporters of our Armed Services Peebles Burgh Silver Band cordially invites you all to join us in a Festival of Remembrance Concert in The Old Parish Church, Peebles on Wednesday 11th November, 2015…


Peebles Life – October 2015

The Band is now very busy practicing hard putting together the programs of music for three up and coming events. The first of these is our Autumn Concert which will be held in the Burgh Hall on Friday 9th October at 7.30pm. This will be held in conjunction with the Borders Festival of Brass which,…


Peebles Life – September 2015

Many thanks to all who bought ducks for our Duck Race which was run on the Cuddy on 15th August. Despite heavy rain the previous day, the water was relatively low, yet still at a perfect level to ensure the ducks kept moving at a steady pace. Nevertheless, it was still sufficiently fast to present…


Quacking day for annual duck race

After a wet start to the day the sun was splitting the sky, just in time for our annual rubber duck race on the Cuddy.  Over 1000 ducks participated in the race of the year with starters orders given from the road bridge at the Bridgegate.  An assortment of ducks dashed down stream towards the Tweed after…


NYBBS 2015

After a week of playing as part of the NYBBS summer course our youngsters have stepped up to the mark yet again! Well done to Reece Ward Murray who was promoted to NYBBS main band, in the 3rd cornet seat. Lukas Böttcher and Theo Ward Murray who moved up to the Reserve Band, in 1st…


Peebles Life – August 2015

After weeks of endeavour by a variety of trades, the newly refurbished Peebles Silver Band hall was officially opened on Thursday 11th June. There was an excellent turn out of current and ex members, band sponsors, tradesmen and friends and supporters of the Band. Chairman, Colin Napier, opened proceedings by welcoming everyone to the Band…


Exciting news for our Junior and Development Bands

We are delighted to confirm that Vaughan Fleischfresser has readily agreed to take over as Conductor of both the Junior and Development Bands starting at the end of the school holidays. Thanks to Stevie Baird for his assistance over the past 6 months or so with our Junior and Development members. Stevie will continue in…


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