Tag: Bruno Peek

VE Day 75 date change / ‘Pipes up!’ on Thursday

VE Day 75 date change / ‘Pipes up!’ on Thursday

Organisers of VE Day 75, which was to have taken place on May 8-10, hope to re-schedule the event for the weekend of August 14-15 – the same weekend as the World Pipe Band Championships. Gourock Highland Games had been set to play a leading role in VE Day 75, […]

Pipe Major Robert 'Rob' Roy, MBE, DCM – The Piper of Tobruk.

VE Day 75 gathers apace

Hundreds of pipers have registered so far to participate in the United Kingdom’s VE Day 75 commemorations next year. May 8, 2020 has been designated a public holiday in the UK to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. At 3.00pm local time, […]

2020 May Bank Holiday moved for VE Day anniversary

2020 May Bank Holiday moved for VE Day anniversary

Scotland will follow England and Wales in moving next year’s early May Bank Holiday to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. The early May Bank Holiday in 2020 will therefore move from Monday, May 4 to Friday, May 8. Bank holidays are a devolved issue in Scotland. A spokesman […]