BALLYGOWAN FLUTE BAND

Diary

Saturday November 18 2017

Churchill Entertainment Contest, Londonderry

TBA

Saturday October 21 2017

NIBA World Flute Band Championship, Armagh

All day

Sunday September 17 2017

Concert in Botanic Gardens,

3:30 - 4:05PM

Saturday August 26 2017

Annual Black Preceptory Parade, Comber

All day

Wednesday July 12 2017

Annual Orange Parade, Ballynahinch

All day

Sunday Sunday July 9 2017

Orange church services in Ballygowan & Comber

AM & PM

Friday June 16 2017

Annual BBQ at Dougie's Farm

8 'til late

Sunday June 04 2017

Concert in Lord & Lady Dixon Park

3:00 - 4:00PM

Saturday June 03 2017

FBA Entertainment Contest

TBA

Tuesday  May 30 2017

BBC Strike up the Band recording

TBA

Saturday May 13 2017

Scottish Amateur Flute Band Association Spring Contest

Weekend away

Saturday April 01 2017

Band dinner in McBrides, Comber

7:00 for 7:30PM

Saturday February 25 2017

FBA Own Choice Contest, Island Centre, Lisburn

From 3:00PM

Saturday December 03 2016

Concert in First Comber Presbyterian Church

TBA

Friday December 02 2016

Annual Concert for the Ballygowan Community Association

TBA

Saturday November 19 2016

Glen Mannis Wedding

TBC

Saturday October 15 2016

NIBA World Flute Band Championship, Armagh

From 4:30PM

Sunday 25 September 2016

Radio Broadcast on Radio Ulster

From 4:30PM

Sunday 18 September 2016

Concert in  Botanic Gardens

3:30-4:05PM

Saturday 27 August 2016

Black Preceptory Parade in Lisburn

All day

Sunday August 21 2016

Concert in Comber Square

3:00-4:00PM

Sunday 07 August 2016

Concert in Lady Dixon Park

2:00-3:00PM

Friday 22 July 2016

Band BBQ at Dougie's Farm

8:00PM

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Orange Parade in Comber

All day


Sunday 10 July 2016

Orange church service in Ballygowan (AM) & Comber (PM)

AM & PM


Sunday 03 July  2016

Service in Gransha Presbyterian Church

Evening

Sunday 19 June 2016

Comber Potato Festival Concert in Comber Square

Rained off

Tuesday  June 07 2016

BBC Recording

tba

Friday 15 April 2016

Lyndsey Chorale Concert in 2nd Saintfield Presbyterian Church

tba

Tuesday March 15 2016

Uniform Night in Bandroom

From 8:00PM

Tuesday March 8 2016

Annual General Meeting in Bandroom

From 8:00PM

Saturday 27 February 2016

FBA Own Choice Contest, Island Centre, Lisburn

From 4:00PM

Friday 04 December 2015

Annual Concert for the Ballygowan Community Association

PM - tba

Wednesday 02 December 2015

La Mon Hotel

PM - tba

Saturday October 24 2015

NIBA World Flute Band Championship

From 4:00PM

Sunday 04 October 2015

Harvest Service, Moneyrea Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church

7:00PM

Saturday 26 September 2015

Big Flute Challenge, Whitla Hall, Belfast

All day from 09:00AM

Sunday 13 September 2015

LOL 1181 parade & centenary service in Ballygowan Presbyterian Church

PM

Sunday 06 September 2015

Concert in Ormeau Park, Belfast

From 3:00PM

Sunday 30 August 2015

Concert in Conway Square, Newtownards

From 3:00PM

Saturday 29 August 2015

Royal Black Preceptory Parade in Kilkeel

All day

Monday 13 July 2015

Orange Parade in Saintfield

All day

Saturday 16 may 2015

Scottish Amateur Flute Band Association Spring Contest

Away day

Sunday 10 May 2015

Concert in Lord & Lady Dixon Park

From 3:30PM

Saturday 28 February 2015

F.B.A. Own Choice Contest, Island Civic Centre, Lisburn

From 3:30PM

Saturday January 31 2015

Night at the Races, Ballygowan

8 'til late

Friday January 9 2015

Masonic Dinner, Comber

From 8:30PM

Sunday 21 December 2014

Candle Light Service, Ballygowan Presbyterian Church

6:30:PM

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Busking in Victoria Square, Belfast

From 6:00PM

Tuesday 09 December 2014

Playing for Comber Horticultural Society

From 7:45PM

Saturday 11 October 2014

NIBA World Flute Band Championship, Armagh

From 4:30PM

Saturday 27 September 2014

Rotary Conference Gala Dinner, Titanic Quarters, Belfast

From 7:15PM

Saturday 13 September 2014

FLUTES UP FOR CHARITY (details in Band News page)

From 9:00AM

Sunday 31 August2014

Concert in Conway Square, Newtownards

From 3:00PM

Saturday 30 August 2014

Royal Black Preceptory Parade, Rathfriland

All day

Saturday 12 July 2014

Orange Parade in Clough

All day

Sunday 06 July 2014

Orange Parade to First Comber Presbyterian Church

From 5:30PM

Sunday 06 July 2014

Orange Parade to Ballygowan Presbyterian Church

From 10:00AM

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Radio Recording

tba

Friday 13 June 2014

Band Barbeque, Dougie’s Farm - bring your friends

8 ‘til late

Sunday 08 June 2014

Leading the Praise in First Comber Presbyterian Church

From 6:00PM

Sunday 01 June 2014

Leading the Praise at BDCA Community Service, Village Hall, Ballygowan

From 4:00PM

Saturday 17 May 2014

Scottish Amateur Flute Band Association Spring Contest

Away Day

Sunday 11  May 2014

Concert in Lord & Lady Dixon Park

3:30-4:05PM

Saturday 12  April 2014

FBA Solos & Small Ensemble Contest

All day

Friday 21 March 2014

INVEST NI Dinner in the Titanic Quarters

From 7:00PM

Saturday 01 March 2014

F.B.A. Own Choice Championship

From 6:30PM

Monday 13 January 2014

Masonic Dinner, Killyleagh

tba

Friday 10 January 2014

Masonic Dinner, Comber

From 8:30PM

Sunday 29 December 2013

Rotary Christmas Tree Service in St. Mary’s, Comber

From 2:45PM

Monday 09 December 2013

Annual Concert for the Ballygowan Community Association

From 7:15PM


Sunday 27 October 2013

Harvest Musical Festival,  2nd Saintfield Presbyterian Church

3:00 - 4:30PM

Saturday 26 October 2013

Night at the Races in Gourley’s, Ballygowan

From 8:00PM

Saturday 12 October 2013

N.I.B.A. World Flute Band Championship

From 5:00PM

Saturday 31 August 2013

Royal Black Preceptory Parade, Banbridge

All day

Sunday 01 September 2013

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park

From 3:00PM

Sunday 18 August 2013

Comber Square

From 3:00PM

Friday 12 July 2013

Orange Parade, Ballynahinch

All day

Sunday 07 July 2013

Annual Orange Church Parades, Ballygowan & Comber

10:00AM & 17:30PM

Thursday 21 June 2013

Ulster Scots Concert, Drumbo

7:00pm

Friday 14 June 2013

Annual BBQ at Dougie’s Farm

8:00 ‘til late

Sunday 12 May 2013

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park

From 3:30PM

Friday 26 April 2013

Lindsay Chorale Concert, 2nd Presbyterian, Saintfield

tba

Saturday 23 February 2013

Flute Band Association Annual Own Choice Contest

Island Civic Centre, Lisburn

From 4:00PM

Saturday 12 January 2013

Dinner engagement, Crawfordsburn

7:30PM

Wednesday 05 December 2012

Ballygowan Community Association Concert/Carol Service

From 7:30PM

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Castlereagh Borough Council Christmas Tree switch on & carol service

From 6:00PM

Thursday 15 November 2012

Musical Extravaganza in the Waterfront Hall in aid of an MRI scanner for the Children’s Hospital (combined event with other musicians)

7:30PM

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Date with Ulster Orchestra - part of the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queens

Whitla Hall, Belfast 8:00PM

Saturday 13 October 2012

N.I.B.A. World Flute Band Championship

From 16:30PM

Sunday 09 September 2012

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park

3:00PM

Saturday 25 August 2012

Royal Black Preceptory Parade, Ballynahinch

All day

Thursday 12 July 2012


Orange Parade, Ballynahinch

All day

Sunday 08 July 2012


Orange Service in Comber

5:30PM in Railway Street, Comber

Sunday 08 July 2012


Orange Service in Ballygowan Presbyterian Church

10:00AM at Bandroom

Tuesday 29 May 2012

Recording for Radio Broadcast

7:SPAM at Church Halls

Saturday 12 May 2012

Scottish Amateur Flute Band Association Spring Concert & Away Day

All weekend

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Concert in Community Hall, Ballygowan

8:00PM

Tuesday 06 March 2012

Invitation from The Lord Mayor, Newtownards to an Informal Reception  in the Town Hall

7:00PM

Saturday 25 February 2012

Flute Band Association Annual Own Choice Contest

All day

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Carol Service/Concert in Ballygowan Community Hall

7:00PM for 7:30PM

Wednesday 07 December 2011

Carol Service in Lisburn for PSNI Lisburn Area

6:30PM for 7:00PM

Saturday 15 October 2011

NIBA World Flute Band Championship

Armagh (PM)

Friday 30 September 2011

Dinner engagement, Carrickfergus

9:00PM

Sunday 18 September 2011


Autumn Fair, Grand Finale Band Concert in Botanic Gardens, Belfast

3:30 - 4:05PM

Sunday 04 September 2011

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park, Belfast

3:00 - 4:00PM

Friday 02 September 2011

Night at the races (Dougie’s Farm)

8:30 ‘til late

Saturday 27 August 2011

Royal Black Preceptory Parade, Newry

All day starting 07:45AM

Sunday 21 August 2011

Royal Black Preceptory Church Service, Ballygowan

6:30PM

Sunday 17 July  2011

Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park, Belfast

3:30 - 4:30PM

Tuesday 12 July  2011

Orange Parade, Comber

All day

Sunday 10 July 2011

St. Mary’s Church, Comber

5:30PM, Railway Street, Comber

Sunday 10 July 2011

Ballygowan Presbyterian Church

10:00AM at the Bandroom

Friday 17 June  2011

Saintfield High School

7:00 for 7:30PM - note change of time

Friday 10 June  2011

Annual BBQ

8 - late

Thursday 09 June 2011

Stormont

8:00PM