Tag: Gourock

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, […]

European Pipe Band Chamionships, Gourock, 2009. ©JohnSlavin@designfolk.com/Bagpipe.news

Pipe band retro pictorial: the 2009 Europeans

At this time of year, it is natural to look back over the year about to end. Today, we look back over the decade about to end by featuring a pictorial from the 2009 European Pipe Band Championships. The contest that year was held at Gourock, and Field Marshal Montgomery […]