Tag: 2022

Results from the British Pipe Band Championships 2022

Results from the British Pipe Band Championships 2022

Thanks to Vikki Singer of the Pipe Band Results Facebook group for sharing the results from today’s British Pipe Band Championships with bagpipe.news. Congratulations to all the bands and the winners in each grade, and a big thank you to Grade 4B winners Kilbarchan Pipe Band for their use of […]

Thunderstruck: the play – on tour in Scotland, May-October 2022

Thunderstruck: the play – on tour in Scotland, May-October 2022

The critically acclaimed and award-winning play about Gordon Duncan, Thunderstruck, by David Colvin is on tour in Scotland in 2022. The play is a must-see for pipers, and with the tour dates spread from May till October, as well as a stint at the Edinburgh Fringe from August 3-29, there […]

Atholl Gathering solo piping entries open

Atholl Gathering solo piping entries open

Entries are now open for this year’s Atholl Gathering solo piping competitions. The entry form can be found here. The competitions are open to those graded A/P, B and C for ceòl mòr by the Competing Pipers’ Association. The Light Music is open. The Atholl Gathering will take place in […]

Book now for the Emmett Conway workshop at the Spring Adult Gathering

Book now for the Emmett Conway workshop at the Spring Adult Gathering

Pipe Major Emmett Conway of Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band, is presenting a special guest workshop at The National Piping Centre’s Spring Adult Gathering, April 25-28. Emmett’s workshop is in addition to the world class teaching line up of Wilson Brown, Connor Sinclair, Ailis Sutherland, Dr Andrew Bova, Dan […]

Play on Buchanan Street at Piping Live! 2022

Play on Buchanan Street at Piping Live! 2022

Pipe Bands on Buchanan Street are back for 2022, and Piping Live! is now taking applications. Until 2019, Piping Live! had a packed schedule of pipe bands from across the world performing on Buchanan Street as part of the festival programme, and for 2022 they are bringing it back. Bands […]

Kyle Warren launches crowdfunder

Kyle Warren launches crowdfunder

Kyle Warren has an exciting project this year to record an album with Greentrax, produce a music video for a single release and broadcast a live stream concert of the full album. The Crowdfunder page can be found here. As well as his busy solo projects, Kyle is playing with […]

PIPING SOCIETY Line up of  trophy winners.  Photograph: Iain Ferguson, alba.photos

Lochaber Piping Society Junior results 2022

by KEN A. CAMERON Chairman, Lochaber Piping Society After all the forced dearth of “real” events over the last couple of years, holding a proper in-person event so soon after relaxation of the COVID rules could have gone either of two ways – maybe we wouldn’t get many contestants as […]