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.

Thank you – our special guests, the people of Peebles and indeed Peeblesshire and beyond, for filling the Church and giving us your support.  The Concert was emotional but very well received by everyone present and special mention and thanks must go to the following for their help in making the Concert such a success:

Rev Calum Macdougall and his Kirk Session for the use of the Church; Alasdair Hutton compèreing the Concert in his usual immaculate fashion; Our guest musicians from St Ronan’s & our local Pipe Bands (Peebles Ex-Servicemen’s, Tweedvale & West Linton & District);

Our singers from InChorus and the Musical Theatre Group under the baton of Aly Skidmore and to all the Standard Bearers and those forming the Muster which all went to create a great atmosphere within the Church.

Thanks also to Al Macfarlane, Kirsty Davidson, Sarah Brown plus four Elders all from the Church for their contribution and help in making the Concert such a success.

We are also grateful to John Swanson who has very kindly prepared a DVD of the concert.  These will shortly be available for sale at a cost of £10 each.  Should you wish to purchase a copy then please contact secretary.pbsb@gmail.com.  All proceeds from DVD sales will be split between PBSB and Legion Scotland.