Pipe band tuning up for Belfast Tattoo

Pipe band tuning up for Belfast Tattoo
A Convoy based pipe band are set to take part in the prestigious Belfast tattoo event this year.

A Convoy based pipe band are set to take part in the prestigious Belfast tattoo event this year.

Thiepval Memorial Pipe Band will make their debut performance in The Belfast Tattoo in September 2015.

The award winning local band won the Grade 3b World Championship in Glasgow on 16th August 2014 and their wins also include British Champion, Scottish Champion, All Ireland Champion and Ulster Champion.

The Belfast Tattoo 2015, with over 600 performers, will showcase some of the finest marching bands, musicians, and dancers from across Ulster and beyond, in a two hour show building up to the Grand Finale of the Massed Pipe and Drums.

Taking part in The Belfast Tattoo 2015 are: The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines - United Kingdom. Drum and Showband Adest Musica - Netherlands. The Ravens Drum and Bugle Corps - Ireland, Storici Sbandieratori Delle Contrade Di Cori - Italy, Bleary and District Pipe Band - N. Ireland, Killeen Pipe Band - N. Ireland, Drumlough Pipe Band - N. Ireland, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment Pipe Band - N. Ireland, Calgary Police Service Pipe Band - Canada, Brookeborough Flute Band - N. Ireland, Lisburn Young Defenders Flute Band - N. Ireland, The Belfast Tattoo Highland and Irish Dancers.