Events Diary

If you have a function or special occasion that you like a Piper, mini-band, juvenile or full band to appear at to help promote it, please send an email via the contact us page for availability and prices.


As at 30/03/2019

Please check regularly for updates


(The list below is copied from our Facebook page which is usually updated first and may be more up to date than here. Under the current cover photo on Facebook, you will see Timeline, About, Photo’s, Likes, drop down More to get to Notes (not Events) then click on Forthcoming Events)


Friday 15th March – Mini band required for Veterans event at Eskmills bowling club, 6 pipers, 2 side, 1 bass, 1 tenor.

Saturday 4th May – Walk With Scott Foundation Marathon East Lothian – pop up mini bands along the route throughout the day.  For details:

Saturday 11th May – Pride Saltire at Cockenzie House (afternoon).

Saturday 18th May – Danderhall Gala.

Saturday 1st June – Cockenzie & Port Seton Gala, whole band required approx. 10-3pm. Let PM know if unable to attend.

Saturday 22nd June – Whitburn Gala

Saturday 20th July – Thurston Manor Charity Day

Fri 2nd – Sun 4th August – Mey Highland Games, Wick.

Sunday 10th November – Remembrance Sunday Parade – Whole Band.

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR 2018 (for reference only)

Saturday 10th March – First Bus Awards Grangemouth, travel by coach
Tuesday 13th March – Band AGM 7pm
Saturday 21st April – Provisional Booking for Line Dancing Social event to be held in the Legion
Saturday 5th May – Walk With Scott Foundation pop up mini bands along the 30 mile route
Saturday 26th May – Port Seton Gala Day
Saturday 2nd June – Wallyford Gala
Sunday 1st July – Iron Man feed station at Pencaitland
Friday 15th/Sunday 17th June – Camping Caravanning weekend fundraiser, sponsored climb of Ben Nevis on the Saturday. Under 18’s to be accompanied.
Saturday 14th July – Thurston Manor Charity Day.
Saturday 1st September – Cockenzie & Port Seton Box Meeting
Sunday 11th November – Remembrance Sunday Parade and Centenary. Day begins at 6am with a rendition of The Battle’s O’er at the War Memorial.

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR 2017 (for reference only)

Sat 4th Mar – Playing at First Bus Awards Evening, Falkirk
Sun 9th Apr – Beating Retreat (all day)
Sat 13th May – Walk with Scott pop up band around East Lothian & at CPS Legion
Sat 27th May – Cockenzie & Port Seton Gala
Sat 3rd Jun – Wallyford Gala
Sun 4th Jun – Lewisvale Park Bandstand, Musselburgh
Sat 10th Jun – Longniddry Gala
Sat 15th Jul – Thurston Manor
Fri 3rd Nov – Cockenzie & Port Seton Fireworks Display, time to be confirmed (CANCELLED)
Sun 12th Nov – Armistice Day Parade
Sun 26th Nov – Scottish Liver Transplant Unit 25th Anniversary, 11am ’till 4pm at the Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
Thu 30th Nov – Massed Bands St Andrews Night Saltire Event 6pm at the Museum of Flight
Sun 3rd Dec – Port Seton Christmas Lights Switch on – 5pm at Bellany Centre
Sat 9th Dec – Dobbies Garden Centre (time TBA)
Thu 21st Dec – Motor Neuron Charity Cyclists – around 3pm in Port Seton
Sat 23rd Dec – CPS Legion Christmas Party

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR 2016 (for reference only)

Sat Feb 20th – Band playing for First Bus at their annual presentation evening in Falkirk, transport will be provided.
Sat Mar 5th – Legion Mini-Band Competition, Army School of Piping, Redford Barracks
Sat Mar 19th – St Patricks Night tickets £5

Sat Apr 23rd – French Themed Evening tickets £5
Sat Jun 4th – Cockenzie & Port Seton Gala
Sat 18th Jun – Mini band for St Columbus Hospice, 8:45 Balerno High School, 10:00 Lanark Rd visitor centre
Sun Jun 26th – Lewisvale Park, Musselburgh
Wed Jun 29th to Tue July 5th – France Battlefield trip
Sat July 16th – Thurston Manor Holiday Park
Sat July 24th – Seton Sands Gala. Meet at reception at 10:15am, piping the Gala Queen 10:45, parade at 11am
Sat July 30th – Musselburgh Riding of Marches. Meet at pinkie pillars at no latter then 09.15, 2.4 miles to finish approx. 12.00 noon at Loretto school. Lunch at Loretto, play at Loretto park.
Fri Aug 19th – Haddington Pipe Band’s 35th Anniversary, massed bands and individual band performances
Sun Nov 6th – Band playing at Port Seton Fireworks
Sun Nov 13th – Whole band to play at Remembrance Sunday Parade, please notify PM Rod Paton if for any reason you are unable to play.
Sun Dec 4th – Band playing at the switching on of the Cockenzie & Port Seton Christmas lights at 5pm – playing from 4:30pm so arrive no later than 4:15pm at the John Bellany Centre.
Sat Dec 17th – Christmas Party in The Legion