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Band Engagement

With it being Valentine’s day, do we hear the sweet sound of wedding bells for a couple of members of GPSPB ? Scott Brown, one of our pipers for the past 10 years (who loves us so much he signed on as a Police Constable with Police Scotland last year) finally popped the question to Jemma Massie in December… and she said yes! Scott and Jemma, a tenor-drummer-cum-administration-assistant, met through the band, and fell in

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2017 Calendar

In recognition of the 110th anniversary of the Grampian Police Pipe Band, we have released a calendar celebrating its history since its founding as Aberdeen City Police Pipe Band in 1907. The calendar takes a trip into the past, showcasing the pipers and drummers who have marched in our ranks throughout the years. As well as providing a chronicle of the band’s history from the vintage to the modern, you’ll have a handy reminder of

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Fundraising Race Night

The Grampian Police Scotland Pipe Band is holding a Fundraising Race Night at The Ashvale, Great Western Road, Aberdeen, at 7pm on Saturday, 26th November, 2016.  A number of tickets for the event, priced £15 each, remain available.  The ticket cost includes an Ashvale Supper.   A most enjoyable evening is guaranteed.  If you wish to attend then please contact Iain McCombie direct to order your tickets.   You will be made most welcome!!  

Grampian Police Scotland Pipe Band Gear Up For Success

A group of musicians from Grampian Police Scotland Pipe Band used pedal power at the weekend (Saturday 2 July 2016) to raise funds for new instruments. More than 15 band members took part in a cycle ride from Aberdeen’s Duthie Park to Banchory in Royal Deeside and back to give their coffers a much-needed boost. Organised by Side Drummer, Mike Duncan and Tenor Drummer, Shona Brown, around £2,000 has been raised so far from the

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Grampian Police Scotland Pipe Band Relaunched at Fyvie Castle

Grampian Police Scotland Pipe Band’s re-launch on Sunday 5 June was a huge success and drew a substantial crowd who enjoyed the spectacle of the the Band performing against the beautiful backdrop of Fyvie Castle. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the opening by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) of the Castle to the public, the band played two 30-minute sets on the front lawn. The Band has secured funding from Balmoral Group, who will

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Pipe Band Secures New Sponsorship Deal

We are delighted to announce a new two year sponsorship deal with Aberdeen based Balmoral Group. The support and assistance afforded by Balmoral Group is greatly appreciated and will allow the Band to continue to move forward in the years ahead.

Welcome to the new Grampian Police Scotland website

Today we are pleased to announce the launch of the new Grampian Police Scotland Pipe Band website