St. Thomas Alumni Pipe Band Competing at Worlds

UPDATE: STA Pipe Band placed third in Grade 2 of the World Championship Bagpipe Competition! You can watch their winning performance here.

Houston, TX based St. Thomas Alumni Pipe Band has been in Scotland competing in various Highland Games. Now, they face the prestigious World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow.  HHGA wishes them much success  and will be cheering them on from Houston.

Here is the link for the BBC online stream of the Grade 1 and 2 finals along with the march past/awards ceremony:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ec6v9r

You’ll find a stream schedule there as well. 
For our friends in the Central time zone:
Grade 1 MSR – 4:00 to 6:00 AM
Grade 1 Medley – 7:15 to 9:15 AM
**Grade 2 Final – 9:35 to 11:23 AM

**Should STA qualify for the final, they will be playing at approximately 10:29 AM Central.

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A Kilted Afternoon – A celebration of Sir Sean Connery’s Birthday

Join HHGA for another in our series of Kilted Afternoons. August 26 we will be commemorating the birthday of one of the most iconic Scots, Sir Sean Connery. HHGA will be celebrating at Lucky’s Pub West 4 m to 6 pm with lots of fun activities, like a Sean Connery voice-a-like contest (start rehearsing!), a Sean Connery pub quiz and door prizes. No birthday celebration is complete without birthday cake.

Admission is free and open to the public. A cash bar and menu will be available.

Click here for more details and to RSVP.

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HHGA General Membership Mtg, Wed. Aug 2, 2017 @ 7pm

HHGA General Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 7:00 pm, at St. Thomas Episcopal School, 4900 Jackwood, 77096.  Open invitation to anyone interested in upcoming HHGA events/activities!

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HHGA Board Mtg, June 7th 2017 @7pm

HHGA Board Meeting Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 7:00 pm, at St. Thomas Episcopal School, 4900 Jackwood, 77096.  Board meetings are open to all HHGA members.

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HHGA Membership Meeting & Social Saturday, June 3, 4:00 PM

JOIN US at  The Flying Saucer

15929 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Come find out about progress on upcoming projects and opportunities to volunteer for events and leadership of the Houston Highland Games Association.

Members and non-members welcome!  Cash bar.  And, as always, kilts encouraged!

LET US KNOW YOU’RE COMING!

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HHGA Membership Mtg, May 10th @7pm

HHGA General Membership & Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 10th, 7:00 pm, at St. Thomas Episcopal School, 4900 Jackwood, 77096.

Agenda items will include future game and social events.  We would love to see you all there.

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A Kilted Afternoon – Celebrating National Tartan Day – April 8th

Join the Houston Highland Games Association as we celebrate all things Scottish on
Saturday, April 8 at 12 PM – 4 PM

Lucky’s Pub, 801 St. Emmanuel Street, Houston TX 77003, Houston, Texas 77003

Cash bar
HFD Pipe & Drums
Bonniest Knees Contest
Raffle benefiting the Houston Highland Games Assoc
Free Admission

Please RSVP

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