Category: Peebles Life Articles

Peebles Life – August 2020

Enjoying ourselves in Bad Schlema, Germany It was way back on Sunday 8th March that the members of Peebles Burgh Silver Band last performed together as a Band (and in uniform) – we were on stage at the Perth Civic Hall at the Scottish Brass Band Championships where we were placed third out of 14…


Peebles Life – July 2020

New Beginners Welcome The Silver Band continues to be “closed down” to all group activity for the foreseeable future. Whilst we can still play our instrument at home or in an occasional group as during Beltane Week it is not the same as playing together as a Band.  There is just something different in being…


Peebles Life – June 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic continues to affect the Band directly in as much as we have been unable to have any rehearsals at all for our Senior Band and also for our Youth Band.  Hopefully everyone, young and old will still be practicing at home until rehearsals resume hopefully in July, if not earlier. Some of…


Peebles Life – March 2020

At our three Concerts last year we were especially pleased to highlight the playing ability of our young Soloists: Phoebe Hibbert, Sophie Ward-Murray, Rosie McLeman and Josh Middleton.  The girls are all under 17 and along with Josh continue to impress and delight us with their playing. Our Youth Band under the guidance of the…


Peebles Life – February 2020

Sorry we missed last month’s edition, but we take this opportunity to wish all our readers and supporters a belated Happy New Year for 2020. After the newspaper reports at the end of last year of the Burgh Hall not being fit for purpose – with no lighting on the stage, our Christmas Concert was…