Tag: John Hanning

The march to the games in 1987 with John Hanning, Murray Henderson, Roy Gunn, James MacGillivray and Dr Angus MacDonald

History of the Argyllshire Gathering: the 1987 competition

• PART 52 • BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE. In 1987 the Gathering was again held over three days, August 25, 26 and 27. On Tuesday the Silver Medal was held in two heats in the Corran Halls and St Columba’s Cathedral Hall, with 22 in each. Five from each heat […]

Jack Lee competing at the 2017 Glenfiddich.

Even mair from Blair

By MacGregor Kennedy Much sartorial elegance was in evidence, as usual. One particularly admired David Tait and his cohorts strutting around in their new grey lambs wool geansies with the Grant’s motif on the breast; John Napier MacAskill resplendent in a new Napier kilt was, as ever, something else. He […]

Keep making good friends in your own ‘piping times’

Keep making good friends in your own ‘piping times’

After only two days, the National Piping Centre’s crowdfunder target for the project to digitise the Piping Times and Piping Today magazines has reached one third. It would appear that this campaign is clearly resonating with the piping world. For younger readers, it may be instructive for us to take […]

Prizewinners and judges at Saturday's competitions.

Wellington Pipers’ Club results / Alex Duncan funeral

Stuart Easton and Willliam Rowe were the prizewinners at Wellington Pipers’ Club’s annual solo piping competitions held at Scots College in the New Zealand city on Saturday. The competitions were held in person due to the New Zealand government’s success in handling the cornovarius pandemic. Easton, of Palmerston North won […]