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News 2010

Airborne Commemorations
This year the annual Airborne commemoration took place in the weekend of 17, 18 and 19 September 2010.

On the occasion of the commemoratin, a few British bagpipeplayers and drummers came over from Great Britain and Germany. On Friday afternoon the weekend started with a streetparade in the city centre of Arnhem. In the evening a slow march Op vrijdagmiddag begon het weekend voor ons met een streetparade in het centrum van Arnhem. 's Avonds volgde een slow march over de John Frostbrug met aansluitend een herdenking op het Airborneplein. Na afloop van de herdenking werd nog een receptie op het Gemeentehuis in Arnhem gehouden.

The night was young and wetherefore decided to visit the local Pegasuspub met een optreden te verblijden.

On Sundaymorning 19 September werd op de begraafplaats in Oosterbeek de jaarlijkse Airborne herdenking gehouden.

A special word of appreciation goes out to Supportershome Vitesse, for their fantastic warm welcome, excellent care and commitment. We appreciated this very much!

Liberation Parade Apeldoorn
On May 9, 2010 the last liberation parade was held in Apeldoorn. In a long parade with veterans, vehicles and several bands we marched together with almost the complete Massed Pipes & Drums of the Voorthuizen Tattoo.

As final piece a performance followed at Omnisport in Apeldoorn. In the presence of Princess Margriet and Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven the veterans were welcomed

The Voorthuizen Military Tattoo
On May 6, 7 and 8, 2010 The Voorthuizen Military Tattoo was held. A wonderful show, with many international participants from amongst others Poland, France, England, Scotland, Oman and Trinidad & Tobego. The Massed Pipes & Drums were directed by our Drum Major George Alblas.

Parade Wageningen
In Wageningen the annual parade took place on May 5, 2010. Together with the majority of the Massed Pipes & Drums who also perfomed at Tattoo Voorthuizen, we walked ahead of the Standards of The Royal British Legion and many veterans.

Tattoo Nijverdal
On May 1st, 2010 a Tattoo was held in Nijverdal, organised by Stichting "Thank you Canada". We were very honoured to perfom together with members of The Royal Oman Army Pipes & drums from Oman.

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