Tag: Dunvegan Medal

Scenic landscape view of colorful buildings/houses in harbour of Portree town on Isle Of Skye in Scotland, United Kingdom. Popular tourist attraction/destination in Europe. Summer active holiday.

Big entry for the Dunvegan Medal at the Skye Games

The Dunvegan Medal will take place next week on Tuesday, August 2, and Piping Convenor Cameron MacFadyen told bagpipe.news that the competition has attracted a bumper entry of 26 competitors. The competition will take place in the Skye Gathering Hall, Portree, and starts at 8.30am. The list of Dunvegan Medal […]

Andrew Pitkeathly: a great piper and a great person

Andrew Pitkeathly: a great piper and a great person

By MARK MacKENZIE Graham Adams’ recent article on Bagpipe.news brought back to me my own memories of Andrew Pitkeathly. As Graham mentioned in his piece, I stayed in Scotland for 12 months from November 1989 to November 1990 and received tuition from Andrew during that time. Graham was my first […]

Glenfinnan 2008 attracted only seven Open  competitors.

A judge’s ramblings – part 2

Round the games in late summer and yet more interminable tuning … we continue with Senior Judge, Malcolm McRae’s diary as he adjudicated at various highland games around Scotland in 2008. By Malcolm McRae Into August, and Aboyne was a day of showers and little sunshine. Ronald Clark, Norman Matheson […]

Skye Games entry forms

Skye Games entry forms

The piping competitions at Skye Highland Games take place on August 6-7. Entry forms for the Dunvegan Medal and light music competitions will be accepted in the two months between the beginning of April and the end of May with a list of successful applicants and a reserve list (if […]