Reading Scottish Youth Pipe Band

Virtual Hurst Show and Country Fayre 2020

Welcome to the Reading Scottish Youth Pipe Band page for the Virtual Hurst Show and Country Fayre 2020.

Please enjoy the videos on this page, and relive the performances from the Hurst SHow 2020 and 2019.

If you are interested in learning more about the band, do get in touch.

Virtual Hurst Show and Country Fayre 2020 - Performance


Reading Scottish Youth Pipe Band slideshow

Reading Scottish Youth Pipe Band videos

These videos are also available on the band's YouTube channel

Hurst Show 2019 Full Live Performance


Hurst 2019 - Scotland the Brave

The Youth band march on to the Hurst arena playing Scotland the Brave


Hurst 2019 - Circle Retreat

The Youth band play I See Mull at the halt.


Hurst 2019 - Slow Air

Poppy plays the solo before the band join in with Amazing Grace


Hurst 2019 - 6/8 March

The band play a lively march The 10th HLI Crossing the Rhine


Hurst 2019 - Circle Medley

Our medley set consists of a 2/4 march, The Barnyards of Delgaty, a strathspey called Loudens Bonnie woods and Braes and a jig called The Kesh


Hurst 2019 - March Off

The band march off to the tune The Rose of Allandale.

Videos from the band and its members


Performing at our Gala Ball

The RSPB hold an Annual Tartan Ball in November and the Youth Band takes the opportunity to perform at it.


Spy on a practice session!

The Youth Band hold regular practice workshops in the St Andrews Church Hall in Reading


Suited and booted

Watch Alexander explain the different elements of the band uniform


Our first public performance

As part of the Senior Band concert in October 2016 some youth members made their first public performance playing practice chanters and drum pads.


Building strong foundations

Students receive 1 to 1 tuition as well as group practice. Beginners learn fundamental skills before progressing to playing tunes


Wow! The amazing singing dog

Poppy discovered her dog likes to join in and sing along when she plays./td>


Early morning recitals

Some youth members played at local memorials to commemorate the Centenary of WW1, playing at 6.00am!


In the heart of Reading

The Youth Band plays alongside the Senior Band in Broad Street, Reading


You’ll hear her in Hurst

Poppy practices in and around the village where she lives


Burns’ Supper with Danny

Danny plays his first public engagement as a soloist piping in the haggis at a Burns’ supper in January 2020


Out of Africa

One of our Youth members, Theo, currently lives in Zambia and continues his online tutorials and practices in the wide open spaces.


Breathing new life into old pipes

The Youth Band received a wonderful gift of a historical set of David Glen bagpipes.