Pipe Major Don Bradford

Scottish Pipe Band Championships, Dumbarton, 2009. ©JohnSlavin@designfolk.com/Bagpipe.news

This photo is from the Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton, back on May 16, 2009 when the Scottish was the first major of the season. The first major of 2022 will be the British Championships at Battery Park, Greenock on May 21.

Don Bradford was P/M of Strathclyde Police Pipe Band at the time and the band finished fourth in Grade 1 behind Field Marshal Montgomery in first place, St Laurence O’Toole and House of Edgar Shotts and Dykehead.

Two cheeky chappies seemed to be enjoying their lunch while listening to the band tune up. I wonder what they are doing now? There are more photos from the Scottish 09 in the link at the bottom of this page.

P/M Don Bradford, Scottish Pipe Band Championships, Dumbarton, 2009 ©JohnSlavin@designfolk.com/Bagpipe.news