These photos are some of the pipers from the Duncan Johnstone Memorial C Grade Jig competition in The National Piping Centre Auditorium on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Calum Dunbar won the C Grade Jig, taking home the The Roddy MacLeod Trophy for Jig Playing. The full result of the C Grade […]
Faces from The National Piping Centre U18 MSR and Jig competitions
The National Piping Centre Junior competition was held on February 18 in both of the NPC venues. The final event of the afternoon was the U18 MSR and Jig competitions, and the photos below are taken from competitor 17, Katie Robertson, through to the last competitor in the event. Both […]
Photos from Celtic Connections Pipe Band Concert 2023
One week ago, on February 4, the Annual Pipe Band Concert took place in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The concert was a tribute to the work of Pipe Major Ian Duncan, with the second half of the concert recreating the Vale of Atholl Names and Places album from 1990. The […]
Pipe Band retro pictorial: World Pipe Band Championships 2012
Happy New Year and all the best for 2023 to the piping community all over the World! Today we look back to photos from the World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 11, 2012. Field Marshal Montgomery won Grade 1, followed by ScottishPower, Simon Fraser University, Boghall and Bathgate […]
Pipe Band retro pictorial: Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2012
It’s Hogmanay 2022, and this evening we look back ten years to photos from the Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton on May 19, 2012. Field Marshal Montgomery won Grade 1, followed by ScottishPower, Inveraray, Strathclyde Police, St Laurence O’Toole and Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia. Glasgow Skye won Grade 2, […]
Donal Drone’s wife should’ve gone to Specsavers
Donald Drone’s pipe maintenance session in the kitchen leads to some culinary confusion. Thanks to the cartoon creator, Iain Bell, for his work and permission to publish the cartoon.
Donal Drone visits The National Piping Centre
Piping Times legend, Donald Drone, enters a solo competition at The National Piping Centre and takes home much more than he expected. Thanks to the cartoon creator, Iain Bell, for his work and permission to publish the cartoon.
Faces from the SPA Former Winners’ MSR
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: John Dew was the winner of the Scottish Pipers’ Association Former Winners’ MSR in The National Piping Centre Auditorium on Saturday, April 30, 2022. The other competitors were: William Geddes, Calum Brown, Darach Urquhart, Ben Duncan, Steven Leask and are all pictured below. The results were:1. […]
The William Livingstone claret jug for professional piobaireachd
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: The PPBSO’s Board of Directors have approved the creation of perpetual trophies for their overall season winners, their “Championship Supreme” prize. The first trophy has been created, “The William Livingstone” claret jug, for the overall season-long champion in the performance of professional piobaireachd. Bill is pictured […]
Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band on Buchanan Street at Piping Live! 2017
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: A ball-juggling street entertainer captured the attention of the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band before their Buchanan Street performance at Piping Live! in 2017.