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Results from the British Pipe Band Championships 2022

Results from the British Pipe Band Championships 2022

Thanks to Vikki Singer of the Pipe Band Results Facebook group for sharing the results from today’s British Pipe Band Championships with bagpipe.news. Congratulations to all the bands and the winners in each grade, and a big thank you to Grade 4B winners Kilbarchan Pipe Band for their use of […]

Piping and drumming job opportunities in Blairgowrie Schools

Piping and drumming job opportunities in Blairgowrie Schools

A piping instructor is sought to work 1.5 school days per week during school term time in Blairgowrie schools and associated primary schools, and a drumming instructor to work 1 school day per week at £180 per day. Both instructors will teach one evening per week, as well as attend […]

Covid impact survey for Scottish Traditional Arts

Covid impact survey for Scottish Traditional Arts

This survey is relevant to anyone resident in Scotland, over 16 years of age, who has any connection with Scottish Traditional Arts. It is being conducted by Dr Simon McKerrell and Dr Jasmine Hornabrook on behalf of Creative Scotland – Scotland’s national arts public body. Here is the link to […]

Boney Music Memorial Invitational result 2022

Boney Music Memorial Invitational result 2022

By MIKE CHISHOLM Director, Communications Chair, BC Pipers’ Association. BC piper Zephan Knichel took the top prize at the 6th Annual Boney Music Memorial Invitational Competition and Recital in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14.  Jeanette Bonar, wife of the late Andrew Bonar who started the event, and Andrew’s son Cameron, […]

Ardrossan Highland Games juvenile solo piping entries open

Ardrossan Highland Games juvenile solo piping entries open

Always falling on the second Sunday in June, this year the date for the Ardrossan Highland Games is Sunday, June 12, 2022. The Games are held at the Memorial Playing Fields, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, KA22 8AP, and entries for the juvenile solo piping are open till June 1. The fields are […]

The National Piping Centre adult summer gathering tutors announced

The National Piping Centre adult summer gathering tutors announced

The National Piping Centre has announced the teachers for the Summer Adult Gathering which runs from July 25-28, 2022. The Gathering will have one-to-one lessons, group workshops and masterclasses taught by Willie McCallum, Ailis Sutherland, David Shedden, John Mulhearn, Malin Lewis, Danny Hutcheson and Dr. Andrew Bova. This school is […]

Gordon Castle Highland Games solo piping results

Gordon Castle Highland Games solo piping results

The Gordon Castle Highland Games took place yesterday, May 15, 2022, in Fochabers, Moray. The overall champion was John MacDonald and the Junior overall champion was Jake Robertson. Open Piobaireachd1. Gordon Barclay2. John McDonald3. James McPetrie4. Hamish Munro5. Andrew YuOpen March1. Hamish Munro2. John McDonald3. James McPetrie4. Gordon Barclay5. Andrew […]

Results from the North of Scotland Championships at Banchory

Results from the North of Scotland Championships at Banchory

Drum Majors Adult – Banchory Business Association Salver Michael Leitch1. Portlethen Dist2. Graham Wilson – Penicuik & Dist3. Tracy Deans – Grampian District Grade 4B – NOS RSPBA Cup1. Bucksburn & District NJ2. North of Scotland Branch Cup Fraserburgh RBL3. Lathallan Challenge Trophy (Cup) Oldmeldrum RBL4. Robert Gordon’s College NJ […]