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© Durban Regiment Pipe Band 2011 - 2019
List of Known Events for 2019
08 Jan 19 : Weekly band practice resumes
25-27 Jan 19 : Burns Night Show, Rumbelow Theatre - Tina’s Hotel. DRPB will be part of the show (Booking at Computicket). Click here for brochure.
16 Feb 19 : Knysna Celtic Festival, Eastern Cape
02 Mar 19 : Mallen (Solo piping contest), Gauteng
14 Mar 19 : Colonel Pat Acutt Farewell Parade (DLI) - invite only
16 Mar 19 : Dunsmore Challenge (Team piping contest). PMB Callies Parade Ground, Adrian Rd, Pietermaritzburg
30 Mar 19 : 100 Guineas (SA’s top solo piping contest), Gauteng
30 Mar 19 : Junior Guineas (Solo piping contest for juniors)
06 Apr 19 : Vaal Highland Gathering (Regional), Gauteng
13 Apr 19 : Flame Lily Pipe Band Contest (regional contest).
03 Apr 19 : Cornwall Hill Gathering (Regional) Gauteng
13 Apr 19 : Cornwall Hill (Solo piping and drumming contest)
27 Apr 19 : South Coast Highland Gathering (Championship),
28 Apr 19 : South Coast Gathering (Solo contests)
11 May 19 : Jeppe Highland Gathering (Regional), Gauteng
12 May 19 : Jeppe solo contests, Gauteng
25 May 19 : De La Salle Gathering (Regional), Gauteng
25 May 19 : Fort Nottingham Highland Gathering (unconfirmed)
15 Jun 19 : Pretoria Highland Gathering (Championship)
29 Jun 19 : KwaZulu-Natal Scottish Gathering (Regional)
29 Jun 19 : Shonweni Farmers Market Pipe Band Concert
13 Jul 19 : St Benedicts Gathering (Regional), Gauteng
21 Jul 19 : CANCELLED - Delville Wood Ceremony
27 Jul 19: Benoni Gathering (Championship), Benoni
27 to 28 Jul 19 : Durban Concours - Durban Country Club.
09 Aug 19 : A “Woman's Day Parade” (CTPMI)
08 Sep 19 : Music From Scotland (Concert), booking is now open for this popular concert. Set in the impressive Durban Light Infantry Hall (centre of Grayville Race Course), you will be treated to an afternoon of concert music performed by the pipe bands of KwaZulu-Natal. Tickets cost R100 ea, or R900 for a table of 10. Booking essential - Tel Ken Mustard on 0317025311 (during working hours only). Please support this annual KwaZulu-Natal Piping and Drumming Society fundraiser.
14 Sep 19 : SA Solo Drumming Champs, Gauteng
TBA : St Andrews Grahamstown Gathering, E Cape
28 Sep 19 : George Ackroyd (Solo piping contest), Gauteng
12 Sep 19 : Wynberg Highland Gathering
TBA : Wayside Cross memorial Parade, Pinetown.
10 Sep 19 : Remembrance Sunday Service - Military Service - the Durban Cenotaph. Public welcome
13 Oct 19 : FNB 10 Km Fun Run (see you there)
19 Oct 19 : Talana Live (Talana Battlefield)
27 Oct 19 : Last Night of the Proms Concert (Durban Play House)
10 Nov 19 : Remembrance Sunday Service, the Cenotaph, Durban
11 Nov 19 (19:00) : Armistice Day Parade and Ceremony. Durban Cenotaph, Durban City Centre. All welcome.
TBA : Kloof SPCA Carols by Candlelight Concert
TBA: Band End of Year Function (Private)
Notes: You are welcome at all events listed above, and the bands and musicians appreciate your support. Gatherings (a fair) and concerts are specifically intended for public enjoyment. Most gatherings include food and craft stalls. Certain gatherings and concerts may be subject to entrance fees. Regional gatherings are normally attended by local pipe bands. Championship gatherings are attended by all competing bands in SA. Solo competitions listed above are intended primarily for the enjoyment of bandsmen, though interested public spectators are welcome to attend. Many include beverage stalls, but most do not include food and craft stalls. We will try to include more specific details for each event during the weeks leading up to each event. We will also add dates to this page as we become aware of them. Please check regularly for updates. Anyone hiring the band may also request for their event to be added to this page, provided it is of public interest.
Click on the link below to access our dates archive including a record of events from 2011 to 2018:
Please Note: Whilst we make every effort to avoid mistakes, we cannot guarantee the correctness of the details on this page. Please confirm the details of each event with organisers to avoid any disappointments.
Christmas Celebration Concert - Playhouse 2017