The Lochaber Piping Society Annual Piping Competition for youths, 18 years of age and under, will be held on Saturday, March 26 in Fort William. Entry forms to be returned by Friday, March 18 can be downloaded here.

Some of the winners from the 2019 competition

Competition organiser, Kenneth Cameron said: “Our 2020 competition was cancelled right at the start of the covid restrictions, when it all really kicked off, so the competition didn’t run that year. In 2021 we ran an online version which was a very scaled-down event. In late 2021 we just managed to grab a short window of opportunity and ran the Lochaber Gathering.

“With the pandemic on the decline and restrictions being eased, we are delighted to be able to return to hosting our Annual Junior Piping and Drumming Competition again as a “proper” in-person event. There are plenty of classes to enter for pipers and drummers and lots of prizes and awards to be won. Entries from Lochaber residents are particularly important to us, so please get an entry in – and plenty of practice!”

The competition will be held at Lochaber Gaelic Primary School, Ardgour Road, Caol, Fort William, PH33 7JE, starting at 9.30am. Light lunches and snacks will be available.

Entry forms should be returned to:
Mrs. Rhona Cameron
Lochaber Piping Society
Inverlair Lodge
Roy Bridge
PH31 4AR