Tag: Lonach Pipe Band

£1000 donation for piobaireachd prizes at Lonach Games

£1000 donation for piobaireachd prizes at Lonach Games

by Dr. JACK TAYLOR. Lonach Games has announced that this year, and for the next 50 years, a generous donor has given £1000 towards the piobaireachd competitions. The date is Saturday, August 26, between the Oban and Inverness competitions, so is a golden opportunity for pipers from all over to […]

Breadalbane Pipe Band – possibly the oldest known civilian pipe band.

The oldest civilian pipe band

A small number of civilian pipe bands claim to be the oldest – or, at least, among the oldest. Wallacestone, Inveraray, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch, are among the small list and all four date to the mid-1880s. We think the latter two are in abeyance these days but Wallacestone is still […]