Official opening of the new Coalburn Silver Band Hall

On Monday 6th September, 2010, HRH The Princess Royal officially opened the renovated Coalburn Silver Band Hall. She also unveiled a plaque to commemorate this event and signed the band's new guest book. Peter McLeish, Chairman of the Jim Hamilton Heritage Society of Coalburn, was on hand to present a history of the band.

Alan Court, Peter McLeish and Princess Anne discuss the history of the Silver Band

Band President Alan Court and Coalburn Heritage Society chairman Peter McLeish. Peter is explaining to the Princess Royal the early history of the Coalburn Silver Band

The Princess Royal, her signature in the new visitors' book, the plaque marking the special occasion and Alan Court.