Tag: Archie Kenneth Quaich

Entries open for the Archie Kenneth Quaich 2023

Entries open for the Archie Kenneth Quaich 2023

The thirty-first annual amateur piobaireachd competition for the Archie Kenneth Quaich will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023. The venue is the rooms of the Royal Scottish Pipers Society, 127 Rose St North Lane, Edinburgh EH2 4BB, starting at 9.30 am. Entries and enquiries to: peter.mccalister@doctors.org.uk   Competitors should […]

Tom wins fifth Archie Kenneth Quaich

Tom wins fifth Archie Kenneth Quaich

Tom Peterkin broke his own record on Saturday, March 12, by winning his fifth Archie Kenneth Quaich in the 30th annual amateur piobaireachd competition. The venue was The Scots Guards Club, Haymarket, Edinburgh. Tom Peterkin: Corrienessan’s Salute John Nevans: Clan Campbell’s Gathering Colin MacKenzie: Flame of Wrath Matthew Kirkwood: Battle […]

Piping societies in the modern era – Part 2, the RSPS

Piping societies in the modern era – Part 2, the RSPS

In the second part of the 2017 College of Piping Lecture, ALAN FORBES talked about the Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society. At the start of Alan’s presentation, the audience was treated to a performance of Roddy Campbell’s Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society by Andrew Frater, Robert Frater and John Frater. The Scottish […]

Stuart Letford: My month

Stuart Letford: My month

It looks like this winter will be a long one. COVID-19 is on the rise again throughout Europe and beyond. Statistics a fortnight ago revaled the UK as the leading region globally for new cases yet this wasn’t mentioned by the country’s state broadcaster, the BBC. There seems to be […]