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Peel Police, Boyd on top at Cobourg Games

Peel Police, Boyd on top at Cobourg Games

Peel Regional Police won the Grade 2 competition at Cobourg Highland Games which took place yesterday in the picturesque town north east of Toronto and beside the shores of Lake Ontario. Andrea Boyd was the overall winner of the solo piping competition held for professional pipers. It was the first […]

Stuart Letford: Echoes of Oban

Stuart Letford: Echoes of Oban

Day 1The drive from my home in central Perthshire was sublime. By the time I reached Killin, the morning mist cleared and the sun shone brightly. There was not one cloud in the sky. I stopped briefly at the Green Welly Shop in Tyndrum, the quintessential ‘tea and a pee’ […]

The Glenfiddich returns for 2021

The Glenfiddich returns for 2021

This year’s Glenfiddich returns to Blair Castle on October 30. The prestigious 48th annual solo piping event will welcome a full live audience to the Perthshire venue’s Victorian ballroom whilst also being livestreamed. Callum Beaumont, as the overall winner of the 2021 Masters Competition, a qualifying event, receives an invite. […]

The history of the Argyllshire Gathering, part 23

The history of the Argyllshire Gathering, part 23

1951 By Jeannie Campbell MBE In 1951, competitors for the Argyllshire Gathering’s Open Piobaireachd competition had to offer four tunes, MacDougalls’ Gathering, John GarveMacLeod of Raasay’s Lament, The Daughter’s Lament, Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s Fancy. The Gold Medal competitors were to submit six tunes of their own choice. John […]

Pipers and drummers needed for tour of Germany / Fin’s sessions

Pipers and drummers needed for tour of Germany / Fin’s sessions

Pipers and drummers are required urgently to participate in this year’s Scottish Music Parade tours of Germany. This will be the tenth year of the popular shows that play to large and appreciative audiences all around the country. Each concert last approximately two hours and features a mixture of modern […]