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BBC R4 Today - rehearsal

29 July 2023 - BBC Radio 4 Today: rehearsal & recording for the DCB Guest Edit of the "Today" programme (broadcast 19 August 2023)

Picture credits: Laura Cooper/BBC R4

50th Anniversary Social Event

DCB 50th Anniversary social event for friends and family - Kessington Hall - 24 June 2023.

Photo credits: Neil Macmillan & band members

50th Anniversary Concert - June 2023

50th Anniversary Summer Concert - Sunday 11 June 2023, Kessington Hall. Conducted by Michelle McCabe.

Picture credits: Neil Macmillan

Christmas at Kessington - 2022
Annual Christmas Concert, 16 December 2022 -  our first concert in our new home at Kessington Hall. Photos courtesy of Neil Macmillan.
Kelvingrove Xmas Concert - December 2022

A welcome return to our traditional festive concert in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, 11 December 2022 - - it was fabulous to be back at Kelvingrove at Christmas! Thanks to the museum staff for all their help and to Neil Macmillan for taking photos.

Gartnavel Royal December 2022

After the disruption of the past couple of years, we were delighted to return to Gartnavel Royal Hospital at the start of December to play a concert for the patients, staff and visitors. We hope they enjoyed having us back as much as we enjoyed being there! Thank you to Fiona at Gartnavel for the photos.

Christmas at Cairns 2019

Annual Christmas Concert - Cairns Church - 20 December 2019

Picture credits: Neil Macmillan

Gartnavel Royal Nov 2019

Gartnavel Royal Hospital Concert, Sunday 3 November 2019

Photo credits: Harriet Fishley & Leigh Thomson

QEUH October 2019

QEUH Atrium Concert

25 October 2019

Oompah Band

DCB Oompah Band at Finsbay

5 Oct 2019

Moving & Filing August 2019

Temporary move for the DCB music library whilst Cairns "dungeon" undergoes treatment for woodworm - July/August 2019

Photo credits: David Broad, Harriet Fishley

June 2019 concert

DCB Summer Concert - West End Festival 2019, Friday 21 June 2019, 7:30pm, Hyndland Parish Church

Photo credits: Garry Irvine, David Broad

Mugdock June 2019

Mugdock Country Park - walled garden - Sunday 16 June 2019

Picture credits: Harriet Fishley

David Welsh 80th

April 2019: celebrating the 80th birthday of long-standing band member David Welsh (trombone/euphonium) - teacher, linguist, raconteur, noted Partick Thistle supporter.

SCBF Platinum 2019

DCB gain Platinum Award at SCBF Finals in Perth, 2019

Winter Gardens 23 December 2018

Peoples Palace/Winter Gardens Christmas Concert, 23 December 2018. Last event before closure for refurbishment.

QEUH Dec 2018

QEUH Atrium Christmas Concert, 15 December 2018

Picture credits: Harriet Fishley, David Brown, Jan Winder

Band photo 2018

Band photo, Cairns Church, 25 August 2018

Photo credits: Rob Cunningham

Canal Festival 2018

DCB Canal Festival concert, adjacent to Peel Park in Kirkintilloch that marks the site of a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall. One of the centurions came out to see what all the noise was about. (Note to band members: the conductor is the one on the left)


Mugdock walled garden concert, Sunday 3 June 2018

CD recording - April 2018

Recording for DCB Christmas CD, Maryhill Burgh Halls, 15 April 2018

Erskine 2018

Sunday afternoon concert at the Erskine Home, 25 February 2018

QEUH Feb 2018

Evening concert in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Atrium series, 16 February 2018.

Photo credits: Krisztina Lackoi

Winter Gardens - December 2017

Christmas concert at the People's Palace Winter Gardens - Glasgow - 17 December 2017

Christmas at Cairns 2017

Annual Christmas Concert - Cairns Church, Milngavie - 15 December 2017

Photo credits: Neil Macmillan/Susan Macfarlane

Sectionals-November 2017

Sectional rehearsals at Bearsden Academy - Saturday 18 November 2017.

Photo credits: David Broad

Winter Gardens 2017

People's Palace Winter Gardens
Sunday 3 September 2017

Photos by Alan Falconer

Canal Festival 2017

Kirkintilloch Canal Festival
Sunday 20 August 2017

Photo credits: Alan Falconer

Landeck 2017

Landeck (Austria) 6-9 April 2017: DCB invited to join Stadtmusikkapelle Landeck at their annual "Primavera" concert


Gartmore House away-day, 15 May 2016

Photo credits: Alan Cooper

Xmas lights 2015

22 November 2015 – Milngavie Xmas Lights Switch-on

Photo credits: David Broad

Mugdock 2015

17 May 2015 – Mugdock Country Park

Photo credits: Collette Waller

Austria-Germany Tour 2015

12-19 July 2015: DCB tour - concerts in Nuremberg and Schladming (Mid-Europe International Wind Music Festival)

40th Anniversary Concert

29 June 2013 - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Steve Forman Award

2 December 2014 - British Composer Awards, Goldsmiths Hall, London
Steve Forman wins Making Music award for "Loch Awe"

Sax trio

6 June 2014 - Sax trio... captured after the Gorsilaure concert
Photo credits: Sharon McKay

Arrochar concert

27 April 2014 - Arrochar Concert... afternoon tea with the DCB at the Three Villages Community Hall
Photo credits: David Broad, Carolyn Cooper, Ruth Sinclair, and others

RCS Conducting Workshop

16 February 2014 - Conducting Workshop
Photo credits: David Broad

Music sorting

15 February 2014 - music sorting... that's the Christmas stuff put away 'til next year

Photo credits: David Broad

Kelvingrove Christmas Concert

Sunday 22 December 2013 – Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Photo credits: Josie

Xmas lunch 2013

7 December 2013 - Annual Christmas Lunch

Photo credits: David Broad

SCBF Gold Plus Award

23 March 2013 – SCBF National Finals - Perth

Photo credits: David Broad

40th Reunion

9 February 2013 – 40th Anniversary Reunion

Photo credits: Rob Cunningham

Kelvingrove 2012

23 December 2012 – Kelvingrove Art Gallery

During this concert the Kelvingrove welcomed its 10 millionth visitor since reopening six years ago. Click here for details.

Photo credits: Ben Cooper

The Platinum Cake

8 December 2012 – The Platinum Cake

In celebration of our platinum award at the SCBF last week, Michele baked a cake...

Photo/culinary credits: David Broad, Michele Muir

Canal Festival

26 August 2012 – Kirkintilloch Canal Festival

A nicely covered stage (bandstand?) in Kirkintilloch town centre... but never did get to see the canal.

Photo credits: David Broad

Afternoon tea

7 July 2012 – Afternoon Tea with DCB... A (rainy) Saturday afternoon fundraising event in Milngavie town centre.

Catering credits: Michelle & Louise Muir, Clare Rankin, Ruth Sinclair, Heather Cutler and others yet to be identified.

Photo credits: David Broad

Kelvingrove 2011

18 December 2011 – Kelvingrove Art Gallery

Photo credits: Robert Cunningham

Music sorting 2011

2-16 July 2011 – Sorting the music library...
Here is the technical bit: there are 457 scores containing an estimated 45,000 sheets of music, with 35 different parts within each score, collected over 38 years.

Sorting credits: Alison McCree, Carolyn Irvine, Anne Dunbar, Joan Gemmel, Moyra Hawthorn, Clare Rankin, Monika Mihm, Robert Baxter, David Broad, Cameron McCulloch, Alan Cooper, Colin Suckling, Peter Mackinnon

Photo credits: David Broad

Mugdock 2011

12 June 2011 – Mugdock Country Park

Photo credits: Amy Cutler's Dad