Tag: Glasgow Uist and Barra Invitational

Date set for Uist and Barra Invitational solo competition 2024

Date set for Uist and Barra Invitational solo competition 2024

The Glasgow Uist and Barra Invitational Annual Piping Competition will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024. The competition returns to the National Piping Centre at Otago Street, G12 8JH, in Glasgow’s West End. The Glasgow Uist & Barra Association will issue invitations to 14 pipers using the criteria set […]

The Uist and Barra competition in Glasgow’s Year of Culture

The Uist and Barra competition in Glasgow’s Year of Culture

On the eve of the Glasgow Uist and Barra Invitational 2023, we look back through the Piping Times archive to the report on the 1990 competition by Jeannie Campbell, and find this was the year that it became an ‘invitational’. It was a year that Glasgow presented it’s cleaned-up, modern, […]