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Piping Live! debut for new Argylls tune book

Piping Live! debut for new Argylls tune book

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Pipe Music Collection volume 1 was launched at Piping Live! in 2017. The tune book has been such a success, that it has allowed Volume 2 to be compiled using many of the high quality, unpublished tunes that could not been included in the first […]

Scenic landscape view of colorful buildings/houses in harbour of Portree town on Isle Of Skye in Scotland, United Kingdom. Popular tourist attraction/destination in Europe. Summer active holiday.

Big entry for the Dunvegan Medal at the Skye Games

The Dunvegan Medal will take place next week on Tuesday, August 2, and Piping Convenor Cameron MacFadyen told bagpipe.news that the competition has attracted a bumper entry of 26 competitors. The competition will take place in the Skye Gathering Hall, Portree, and starts at 8.30am. The list of Dunvegan Medal […]

Kyle Warren shares an update of his popular composition, Golden Brown

Kyle Warren shares an update of his popular composition, Golden Brown

Four-time World Champion piper Kyle Warren has returned to Scotland after spending five years in Australia teaching bagpipes at the prestigious Scotch College in Melbourne, and leading the Grade 2 Australian Champions, Hawthorn City Pipe Band as Pipe Major. Before emigrating, Kyle was a member of the Field Marshal Montgomery […]

Results from the Braemar Junior Games

Results from the Braemar Junior Games

Braemar Junior Games was held on Saturday, July 23. It is the “young” version of possibly the world’s best known Highland Gathering. Held in the same King George V Park, it really puts the fun into the games, surely meeting the organiser’s aim of giving the next generation a taste […]

Results from the Ulster Pipe Band Championships

Results from the Ulster Pipe Band Championships

The 71st Ulster Pipe Band Championships took place today, July 23, 2022 at Ballymena Academy. The results were as follows: Grade 4B Best Drum Corps – Syerla & District Syerla & District McDonald Academy Hollymount Altnaveigh Memorial Grade 4A Best Drum Corps – Kildoag Kildoag Cloughfin William Kerr Memorial Raphoe Ulster-Scots Grade […]

Solo piping results from the North Uist Games

Solo piping results from the North Uist Games

The North Uist Games were held on Friday, July 15, at Balelone Field, North Uist.  Games secretary, Ada Campbell, said: “We had a very enjoyable day with good weather too.  We had four Senior pipers, two from Skye and two local, and their performances were very much enjoyed.  “The judges were Moira Robertson from Fort William […]

The 40th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational on hold till 2023

The 40th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational on hold till 2023

The Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational which was due to be held on October 8 this year has been put on hold till 2023. The competition features the 10 best amateur pipers in North America and is dedicated to the memory of the ‘Bobs of Balmoral’ – Robert B. Nicol and Robert […]

CLASP results from Inveraray Highland Games

CLASP results from Inveraray Highland Games

The Inveraray Highland Games took place yesterday, Tuesday July 19, in the grounds of Inveraray Castle. The CLASP results were as follows: Grade 1 – Piobaireachd  John Nevans Craig Turnbull Iain Kirkwood Con Houlihan Grade 2 – Piobaireachd  Ben Hall William Wardrope Duncan Lamont Dagmar Pesta Dorothy Moodie Hector Thomson […]