33rd halifax pipes and drums
The 33rd Halifax Service Battalion Volunteer Pipes and Drums Society, was formed in 1977.
We are sponsored by the 33rd. Service Battalion, Halifax.
The Battalion has official authorization by the province of Nova Scotia, to wear the Nova Scotia tartan, so the band members proudly wear the Nova Scotia tartan kilt.
The band is under the direction of Pipe Major Mike Dupuis and meets every Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Windsor Park, Halifax.
New members are always welcome.
The band is very active, making as many as 25 appearances in a season covering the province from Pugwash to Yarmouth.
In May 2005, the band took part in the Netherlands Liberation Anniversary, celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Hollands Liberation by allied forces.
The band attended commemorative services at the Groesbeek War Cememery, Holten War Cemetery, and played in a number of parades around the country including the Apeldoorn Veterans Parade on May 8th..
The tour was sponsored by the Welcome Again Veterans and Thank You Canada committees.
We have also participated in the Nova Scotia International Tattoo , and a number of members will again be participating in this years event to be held the first week of July at the Metro Centre in Halifax.
The band has also competed Grade IV in Maxville Ontario in 1990, and as high as Grade III locally in 1994. Please check the schedule to find out where you can see and hear the band this year.