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

Pipe Major Don Bradford

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 […]

Benchmark study

Benchmark study

Jonathon Simpson plays in the Hornpipe & Jig competition at the 2019 Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Piping Championship held at the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming in Edinburgh.

Busk ye … ¿Qué?

Busk ye … ¿Qué?

Niall Graham-Campbell of Perthshire, Scotland has a tune on a busker’s gaita during a holiday in Oporto in northern Portugal a few years ago.

Good Crieff!

Good Crieff!

Craig Sutherland (left) is pictured with Connor Sinclair outside the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness, Scotland, minutes after it was announced Connor had won the Gold Medal. Craig won the Gold Medal in 2017 at the Argyllshire Gathering. Both are from the Perthshire, Scotland town of Crieff. (Photo: Stuart Letford.)