SUPERB NEWS FROM THE COMMUNITY GRANT AWARDS 2018. On Tuesday 27th February,2018 Members of the GSPDA Committee and Musicians attended the Community Grant Awards held in The Pearce Institute,Govan. The GSPDA put forward their presentation for an award of £496 to provide transport on the 11th March to The 2018 Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships … More Community Grant Awards 2018
Mr Sandy Watson of The Watson Foundation attended the first GSPDA Band Practice of 2018 held at Govan High School. Mr Watson Presented a Cheque for £5000 to GSPDA Pipe Major Thomas Rankin. The GSPDA Committee,Parents/Guardians,Tutors and Band Members would like to thank The Watson Foundation for their continued support.
Practice at Lourdes Secondary School.Damilola Fadun and Scott McCormick prepare for the upcoming GSPDA events. Saturday November 25th The JMA Trust Ball at The Radisson Hotel,Glasgow. Wednesday 6th December The Switch on of The Govan Christmas Lights. Thursday 7th December, The Pirie Park Primary School Christmas Concert.
On Friday 10th November 2017,St Saviours Primary School Govan began their 120th Feast Day Celebrations by attending Mass together in St. Anthony’s Chapel Govan. GSPDA Pipers Scott McCormick and Conor Curran played the Staff and Pupils into the Chapel.
On Friday 10th November 2017,members of the GSPDA took part in Two Govan High School Remembrance Services.Bagpipe Tutor Iain watson played the Lament “The Flowers Of The Forest.The Combined GSPDA played “The Green Hills of Tyrol” and ended the services with “Highland Laddie”.
On Wednesday, 11th October 2017 The Gspda pipers and drummers were again in the media spotlight recording a surprise piece of music for the BBC 1 topical magazine programme “THE ONE SHOW CHRISTMAS SPECIAL.
The GSPDA were delighted to be invited to attend and play at the launch of The Govan Housing Association’s new repairs and maintenance subsidiary,Govan HOME Team.The Govan HOME Team will aim to deliver a high quality repairs, maintenance and environmental service to our residents and the wider communities that they serve. The team will be … More Govan Housing Association Home Team Launch 2017
The GSPDA Band in Action Opening And Supporting The Year of History Heritage and Archeology Scotland 2017 Celebrating The Bond Between Scotland and Afghanistan. Mr Abdul Bostani sent this message to the GSPDA members. “We were very much honored and humbled by your presence and your great effort to make this happen.May I take this … More 2017 and Celebration of the bond between Scotland and Afghanistan.