The Vancouver Police Pipe Band has spent the last 100 years entertaining people around the globe, while at the same time acting as ambassadors for their country, province and city. As the world’s oldest, continuous serving police pipe band and official band of the City of Vancouver, with a regional population in excess of 2.5 million people, they are continually called upon to play for charity and community events, visiting royalty, heads of state and celebrities. In January 2014, the Mayor awarded Vancouver’s highest honour to the men and women of the Band – the Freedom of the City Award. The Band’s centenary peaked in June of 2014 when they travelled to England to play for the changing of the guard, at both Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. This was the first time in the 300 years history of the iconic, internationally recognized ceremony that a non–military band was granted the honour. Contact us today for more information about how you can support/donate, join or hire the Vancouver Police Pipe Band!


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Vancouver Police Pipe BandSaturday, October 9th, 2021 at 8:08pm
RIP Constable Robert McBeath, who died in service to his community, 99 years ago today.
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November 20th 1917. World War 1 was raging in Europe. Entrenched in bitter warfare at the Battle of Cambria in France, a regiment of Seaforth Highlanders was...
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Vancouver Police Pipe BandThursday, September 23rd, 2021 at 5:31pm
Time to get those bagpipes ready for fall.
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Vancouver Police Pipe BandSaturday, September 11th, 2021 at 5:55pm
On this day, 20 years ago the world changed.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who were impacted by this horrific event.

We will never forget.


This video shows our Honorary Member and friend, Stuart Samson playing a tune he composed for our PM, Cal Davis. It starts at 1:24 of the recording. This beautiful tune is included in Stuart's recently released, "The Parkgrove Collection".
The band is saddened to hear of the passing of Inspector (Ret), Pipe Major William (Bill) Baird, last evening at the age of 94. Bill was a proud member of both the band and the Police Department, serving for 36 years before retiring from the department in 1985. https://t.co/iMyoiACKp1 VPDPipeBand photo
@cbcnewsbc Will be looking to recruit him in a few years!
TBT. Looking forward to the end of this pandemic and opportunities to perform as a band, once again.
We are sad to announce the passing of our friend and band mate, John Briggs on February 25. He was a proud member of our band for over 25 years and in 2020, was named Bands person of the year; the third time he was the recipient of this honour. John will be missed by us all. https://t.co/yZUE4StWaD VPDPipeBand photo
TBT. During the pipe band's centennial year in 2014, we were pleased to induct Sarah McLachlan, ( https://t.co/TFolf4iIDN) as an Honorary member of the band. This video is from that ceremony where we were honoured to perform one song with her that evening. https://t.co/GBmLMI93mO
Our friend Stuart Samson shared the following "Piping Noel" video with us. We wish you all a safe, healthy and Merry Christmas.
At our band’s recent AGM, Pipe Sergeant Bob (L), Pipe Corporal Matt (C), and Drum Sergeant Colin (R), were all elected to 3 year terms on our band executive. Congratulations guys. https://t.co/XMnrJVntik VPDPipeBand photo
Congratulations to John Briggs who was named Band Member of the year for 2020. John has been a dedicated member of our pipe band for 26 years and is known for his commitment, reliability and his superior playing ability. Briggsy is the first, three time recipient of this award. https://t.co/vuQtmKj7wJ VPDPipeBand photo


The Vancouver Police Pipe Band would like to acknowledge the generous support of the following organizations and individuals. We are truly appreciative of their commitment to the Band and the Gordon Sinclair Memorial Fund. Please join us in thanking the following organizations (click here to learn more about our Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors):

Peter M. Brown

Alberto Leone

John Chesman

Douglas M. Hume