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 BandTuesday, April 7th, 2020 at 3:01am
One of our members, under quarantine in White Rock, plays his pipes each evening at 7pm in thanks to our brave Doctors, Nurses and First Responders. Thanks Leila C for sharing the video.
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Vancouver Police Pipe BandMonday, April 6th, 2020 at 4:24pm
National Tartan Day!

The Vancouver Police Pipe Band has worn the Prince Edward Charles Stewart tartan since 1925.

This privilege was officially conferred upon the band fourteen years later by King George VI during a visit to Vancouver.
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Vancouver Police Pipe Band is in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia.Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 at 3:08pm
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia
Last night at 7 pm, VPD Pipe Band members were out playing in there communities giving thanks to our Doctors, Nurses and 1st Responders. Here are Matt, Dave and Trevor in Pitt Meadows. **** Note the 2M social distancing***
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Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 12:24pm
Our snare drummers were trying out their fancy new sticks last night. @ New Westminster, British Columbia https://t.co/OYTKZkJ79W
Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 12:11pm
At this week’s practice, I was presented with the “Bandsperson” of the year award. It’s such an honour to be associated with this wonderful organization. @ White Rock, British Columbia https://t.co/RanB89oEoj
Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 at 4:35pm
2019 has been a great year for the VPD Pipe Band. Here are some of the highlights of the great opportunities we had to perform this year. We’re looking forward to 2020 and all that the year will bring. Happy Hogmanay and Happy New Year everyone! https://t.co/6fnFd6KMcU VPDPipeBand photo
Monday, December 23rd, 2019 at 3:03pm
The Vancouver Police Pipe Band wishes you a Merry Christmas and a healthy, prosperous, joyful New Year. https://t.co/zEON9sk8gv
Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 9:51pm
Was at Vancouver Police Museum & Archives for the gifting of Pipe Major Malcolm Nicholson’s #OrderOfCanada medal. Thank you Nicholson family for donating to the #museum #pipeband #vpd https://t.co/1jL3DRl3oj VPDPipeBand photo
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 6:33pm
Here's a great photo from yesterday's Remembrance Day Ceremony that was shared with us by our friend Wayne Worden. You can view some of Wayne's other beautiful photos at https://t.co/mLp3FxpX9E. Thank you Wayne! https://t.co/xFPSI8KjW8 VPDPipeBand photo
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 1:30am
Following the Remembrance Day Ceremony, the band likes to visit several Royal Canadian Legions to play for their members. Here is a clip from earlier today at RCL branch #179, Grandview-Collingwood. https://t.co/0CnQWsiPBc
Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 2:28am
Halton police pipes & drums corps return from Europe where they remembered one of their own https://t.co/eVZ33JdHqi via @CHCH
Friday, November 8th, 2019 at 2:45pm
On Monday Nov. 11, join the VPD Pipe Band in remembering and honouring our fallen. The Remembrance Day parade begins at John Oliver School (E41st @ Fraser, Vancouver), and continues east for 3 blocks to the Cenotaph in Memorial South Park. The parade steps off at appox. 10:25 am. https://t.co/ES3F9OdvOJ VPDPipeBand photo
Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at 2:14pm
We were honoured to perform at the Dhahan Punjabi Literature award ceremony. The Dhahan Prize promotes Punjabi literature on a global scale with monetary awards and support. In this photo, PM Cal addresses the assembly, speaking of our recent Cultural Exchange trip to India. https://t.co/elDQ93VuCU VPDPipeBand photo
Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 4:33pm
Here’s a short clip of the band marching off from our finale at last night’s “Pipes and Drams”. So much fun. Thanks Delores, for sharing this. https://t.co/QPEIh2awZq


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