Tag: 2009

Celebration at the announcement of winning the Grade 1 World Pipe Band Championships 2009

The 2009 Worlds, a look back in pictures

Yesterday, we kicked off the new year with the results of Michael Grey’s survey of pipe bands over the last century, the results of which were interesting indeed. Today, we feature another pictorial from the camera of John Slavin. This time it is the 2009 World Pipe Band Championships. That […]

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

Pipe band retro pictorial: the Scottish 2009

We take another look back over the decade about to end, this time featuring the 2009 Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton. In 2009, the Scottish was held on May 16 and was the first major championship of the season. Field Marshal Montgomery won Grade 1, Inveraray won Grade 2, […]

European Pipe Band Chamionships, Gourock, 2009. ©JohnSlavin@designfolk.com/Bagpipe.news

Pipe band retro pictorial: the 2009 Europeans

At this time of year, it is natural to look back over the year about to end. Today, we look back over the decade about to end by featuring a pictorial from the 2009 European Pipe Band Championships. The contest that year was held at Gourock, and Field Marshal Montgomery […]