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1) London Fire Fighters Pipe Band (LFFPB), London & District Pipe Band (LDPB)
Due to Covid 19, Currently no Indoor Practices - all done by Zoom or other tools.
Monday nights at Saunders S. S. at 941 Viscount Rd (across from Westmount Mall).
Drumming instruction at 7 - 9 pm on the third floor.
Pipe band practice 7-9 pm: in the cafeteria.
LDPB is the competition Grade 4 Band that will compete at PPBSO events. LFFPB is a performance band which does not compete.
These bands are supported by the London Professional Fire Fighters Association & by fees
for performances in Fall Fairs, & special events like the World Clydesdales Show.
LFFPB and LDPB welcome pipers and drummers at all levels to play with them throughout the winter,
but especially those who are interesting in preparing for the competitive summer season of Highland Games.
See their website: http://www.lffpb.ca/
Jim Scott 519-453-0892 Manager: Brian Elliott 519 860 0050
2) London Police Pipes & Drums
Practise on Wednesday nights - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
at the London Police station at 601 Dundas Street, London, ON
We perform at various community events and parades around the London region. We have played for Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Badges for Hope, Special Olympics, and Ontario Police College Graduation ceremonies.
The Pipe & Drum’s current Pipe Major is Robert Thomson, a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and a piper with the band for 26 years. The Drum Major is Rod Silverson, a retired London Police Staff Sergeant and retired Chief Instructor at the Ontario Police College. He has been an outstanding Drum Major and an accomplished Bass Drummer for the past 34 years.
Their Lead Drummer since 1995, is Jane Buckingham, who has produced a first-class Drum Corps.
The London Police Pipes and Drums wear the MacGregor tartan in honour of Peter MacGregor, the first settler at the Fork of the Thames River.
New members are always welcome- experienced pipers and drummers only.
To book the Pipes & Drums, contact Staff Sergeant Jeff Dunham, London Police Service, (519) 661-5670,
or view the webpage: https://www.londonpolice.ca/en/community/Pipe-Band.aspx
The Border Cities Caledonian Pipe Band
The Border Cities Caledonian Pipe Band was formed in October 2015. The statement of purpose was to form a Band playing good quality music in an atmosphere of friendship and mutual respect.
The Band has been successful in this endeavour, and membership continues to grow. Last season, in 2017, the BCCPB placed in five out of seven competitions with three firsts and two seconds in Grade 4. Pipe Major: Frank Edgley; Drum Sergeant: Colin Hill; Bass: Peter Walen
The Band wears the MacLachlan tartan.
The Band meets at The Scottish Club, 1340 Tecumseh Road East in Windsor, at 11:00 am on Sundays. New members are welcome in piping, as well as snare, tenor and bass drumming.
Contact Frank Edgley at 519-991-3100, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
St. Thomas Police Pipes & Drums
St. Thomas Police Pipes & Drums Practise on Monday nights -
7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the St. Thomas Police station at 45 Caso Way, St. Thomas.
We perform at various community events and parades around the St. Thomas and Elgin County. The band carries on a tradition of pipe bands in St. Thomas since 1920’s.
The band’s Pipe Major is Bill Morrison, a piper with 26 years experience and their lead drummer is Scott Aitkins with 25 years experience. The St. Thomas Police Pipes and Drums wear the Modern MacGregor Hunting tartan in honour of Constable Colin McGregor, the first member of the St. Thomas Police Services to lose his life on active duty. New members are always welcome. In particular we are looking to add snare and tenor drummers.
The band offers a teaching program beginning each September for those wishing to learn to play the pipes or drums.
To book the Pipes & Drums, contact that band’s manager,
Join the band on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/StThomasPolicePipeband/