Gilnahirk Pipe Band

Formed 1919

Contact Us

The Band meets each Monday night at the Jack Britton Hall, directly beside Gilnahirk Presbyterian Church, on the Gilnahirk Road in East Belfast.

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Practices are generally from 8pm until approximately 10pm with additional sessions being scheduled during the Contest Season and in advance of Engagements.

Learners are welcome at all times and the Band can be contacted by anyone wishing to join at We also can be reached through Facebook or Twitter, if you prefer.

Gilnahirk is more than happy to consider any request to play at a local event or to assist you with promotion of your business or community venture. If you are interested in working with us, why not contact us through any of the above methods, or by email on

If you just want to say something (nice) about our playing, we also have a YouTube Channel - and welcome any (constructive) comments on there too!

We are always keen to hear from past members and supporters - drop us a line and maybe we can re-kindle your passion for piping and drumming!