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Band on tennis court:


The Mt.Arrowsmith Pipe Band was formed in Parksville, B.C. Canada in 1975. The band is a non-profit organization and a regular participant in community events in the Oceanside area they are Family Day, Father's Day, Canada Day and Remembrance Day and other major activities throughout the Mid Vancouver Island area, such as the 2004 BC Winter Games in Port Alberni.
The band wears two uniform's for Legion events "S3's" (green) jackets, pale green shirts with green hose and for other engagements Black jackets with white hose, they are very proud to wear the Cameron of Erracht tartan.

At present the band has 20 members , we practice on Monday evenings 6:30pm - 8:30pm (September - May) at the Arbutus Grove Church Hall 170 Hirst Ave West Parksville, BC.

The band has opening's for Piper's and Drummer's or if you would like to learn to play the Pipes and Drum's please contact Josh Dieeman on 250 240 3686, for more information, thanks.

Band Engagements

To find out when and where the band is playing next please go to Engagements 2014

Contacting Band

Please contact the Josh Dieleman if you wish to have the Band or a Piper play at a event in the Mid Isle area on Vancouver Island, or anyone that is interested in joining the Band should also contact Pipe Major Josh Dieleman on 250 240 3686.
New members are always very welcome.

If you wish to send an email message please click on this link

Mailing Address

PO Box 1671,


BC. V9P 2H5

Where is Parksville and Qualicum Beach?

The communities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach are located in the central portion, on the east coast of Vancouver Island just off the west coast of Canada.

Here is where Parksville, is located on Vancouver Island

Area Map

This the local time and weather temperature

We will be updating this site regularly. do come back! thank you.

Band Engagements 2014

A list of Band Members

Band Photo's.

Copyrightę2000 Andrew Jones-Murrell.
Page updated 10th April 2014.