Strathclyde Police Pipe Band, led by pipe major Don Bradford, leave the tuning area at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton in 2009
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Buchan Peterson Pipe Band, led by pipe major Scott Oliphant, leave the circle after making their Grade One debut at the British Pipe Band Championships, Paisley, in 2017
Pipe major Alex Gandy leads the 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) Pipe Band in the marchpast at the World Pipe Band Championships in 2015.
Two young pipers from Kintyre Schools Pipe Band squinting through the strong sunshine at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships in Dumbarton in 2010. Warm sunshine at pipe band competitions is such a rare occurrence that those days tend to stay in the memory.
Alan in his workshop, Stirling Bagpipes, which is easily found as you walk up Broad Street towards Stirling Castle.
Playing the Piping Live! Friday lunchtime recital at The National Piping Centre Auditorium in 2010
Pipe major Iain MacDonald of City of Regina Pipe Band with drum sergeant Aaron Crozier at Piping Live! in 2010
The front rank of the ScottishPower Pipe Band at the British Pipe Band Championships in Annan in 2012.
Scott Wood playing at the Piping Live! Friday night concert in 2012
Connor Sinclair was the Pipe Idol winner at Piping Live! 2012. He is pictured here playing in the final which was then held in The National Piping Centre’s Auditorium.