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Results from the Duncan Johnstone 2024

Results from the Duncan Johnstone 2024

The Duncan Johnstone Memorial Piping Competition was held today, March 23, at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow. The event was open to B and C Grade members of the Competing Pipers’ Association and attracted a large entry. Despite this, all events were completed by 5.30pm and the prize giving […]

A CLASP piper profile with Ted Hales

A CLASP piper profile with Ted Hales

Today’s member of the Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers to be featured is Ted Hales who is originally from Santa Barbara in California. CLASP is the National Piping Centre’s circuit of graded solo piping competitions for adult amateur pipers. More information can be found on the CLASP website here. […]

Biggest ever entry for the Duncan Johnstone tomorrow at the NPC

Biggest ever entry for the Duncan Johnstone tomorrow at the NPC

The Duncan Johnstone Competition will once again be held at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow tomorrow, Saturday, March 23. Such is the popularity of this competition that both National Piping Centre venues, Otago Street and McPhater Street, will host various events for B and C Grade members of the […]

Final entries close on Sunday for SPA Professional Competition 2024

Final entries close on Sunday for SPA Professional Competition 2024

The Scottish Pipers’ Professional Competition takes place on April 6 at the National Piping Centre, McPhater Street, Cowcaddens. There are spaces in the Former Winners MSR event (if eligible) and the Open Piobaireachd. The C Grade events, B Grade Piobaireachd and Open Light music event are now at capacity and waiting […]

Gordonstoun Pipe Band to reach worldwide at Hong Kong Sevens

Gordonstoun Pipe Band to reach worldwide at Hong Kong Sevens

Gordonstoun’s award-winning pipe band will take centre stage before a TV audience of millions at the iconic Hong Kong Sevens tournament next month. The band has been invited to take part in the renowned event for the first time alongside some of the world’s best rugby players. Almost 40 students […]

Piping 200 years ago: 1824 part one

Piping 200 years ago: 1824 part one

By JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE • PART 1 • JAN to MARCH 1824 Looking back 200 years to 1824 we find that although the bagpipe and the piper are easily recognisable, the world around them was very different. The Jacobites were no longer considered a threat to the establishment and the Act […]

Mackenzie Caledonian presents a recital with Willie McCallum

Mackenzie Caledonian presents a recital with Willie McCallum

Mackenzie Caledonian Pipe Band is thrilled to announce an evening of Scottish bagpipe music featuring the renowned piper, Willie McCallum, on April 26, 2024. The recital will take place at the exquisite Woodlands Hotel, located just a short distance from Broughty Ferry, the ancestral home of the Mackenzie Caledonian Pipe […]