Reading Scottish Pipe Band The Band was formed in 1957 by former pipers of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. Thus it wears the Cameron of Erracht tartan. It has an extensive repertoire of Scottish music including Slow Airs, Marches, Strathspeys and Reels which can be arranged to suit any occasion, including processions, marching displays, static shows, and solo performances. The band regularly plays at the carnivals at Wokingham, Maidenhead, Newbury, Crowthorne, and Burnham as well as the Swallowfield Show.
In the latter part of the year it plays in the Christmas Street parades in Beaconsfield, Hungerford, and Didcot. It also travels to more distant parts and for example has played many times in France and Spain, as well as Serbia, Sardinia and Japan. (Italy), Valreas (France), and Bilbao (Spain).
The band were chosen to play at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games in the Olympic Stadium on August 12th 2012 in front of millions.