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It’s not the end of the Worlds

It’s not the end of the Worlds

By Stuart Letford for Bagpipe.News The confirmation that the World Pipe Band Championships (as well as the Scottish Pipe Band Championships) will not take place this year, will come as no surprse to the pipe band world. At the very least, it gives us certainty. The news seems to have […]

CLASP profile: Joe Hardy

CLASP profile: Joe Hardy

Where are you from and how did you get into piping? I was born in western North Carolina but I now live in South Carolina. As a young boy, my dad took my sisters and me to the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in Linville, NC. This was in 1957 or 1958, […]

Willie Gilmour / NYPBoS auditions

Willie Gilmour / NYPBoS auditions

We are saddened to learn of the death of Willie Gilmour, aged 80. Willie had a long association with the College of Piping that included spells as a teacher and as a member of its executive committee. Willie was also a popular piping instructor in the schools of east Ayrshire. […]

A fundraising evening for the Eilidh MacLeod Memorial Trust will take place on friday at The National Piping Centre in McPhater Street, Glasgow.

Pipers’ Tryst reopens / “I’ve started so I’ll finish …”

One of Glasgow’s best-known eateries reopens on April 26. The Pipers’ Tryst is the hospitality side of the National Piping Centre and has been acknowledged as a jewel in Glasgow’s culinary crown for years. It comprises an award-winning restaurant/bar and hotel. The Scottish Government last week advised that outdoor socialising […]

Donald MacDonald Cuach  moves online for 2021

Donald MacDonald Cuach moves online for 2021

The Clan Donald Lands Trust’s annual invitational ceòl mòr competition, the Donald MacDonald Cuach, will be held online this year for the first time in its 35-year history. Convenor, Dr. Angus MacDonald will host the event live from Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye, the five-star visitor attraction located in the […]

Dan Nevans: I’m a loser baby, so why don’t you kill me?

Dan Nevans: I’m a loser baby, so why don’t you kill me?

I’m a loser baby, so why don’t you kill me? or The highland pipe and mid-20th century American collegiate basketball Please follow this link to Spotify to enjoy the playlist I have put together for you to enjoy while reading this article. (You will obviously need to have a Spotify […]