Tag: Gerard McClumpha

Help the Caledonian Piping Club buy new pipes for youngsters

Help the Caledonian Piping Club buy new pipes for youngsters

The Caledonian Piping Club started in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, at the turn of the millennium with the aim of offering people of all ages in the local community a chance to learn to play the pipes. It was founded by the current leader, Gerard McClumpha, and his friend Colin McCallum. The […]

Results from the Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping in Stevenston

The Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping Competition took place in Auchenharvie Academy, Stevenston, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The results were as follows: Overall Winners Junior Champion: Owen McCreadie, Boghall & BathgateSenior Champion: Gregor Grierson, Dumfries 14 & under Piping Archie Johnston, Oban High School PB Owen McCreadie, Boghall & […]

Piping yesterday: Govan Police / Juvenile festival ‘let’ down

Piping yesterday: Govan Police / Juvenile festival ‘let’ down

Today, we begin another occasional feature on the Bagpipe.News website. In actuality, there will be two occasional features. Both are image-led. The first – Piping Yesterday – features photographs from our archives whereas the second one – Piping Today – is devoted to today’s piping scene. To kick off the […]

What’s good for the goose …

What’s good for the goose …

A new ‘Goose’ competition is to be trialled at this year’s Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping Competition in Ayrshire on October 19. It is to be an Open event for players under the age of 16 who are in their first year of playing the pipes and have not yet […]