Tag: McCallum Bagpipes

Tributes paid to Stevie Kilbride at the sad news of his passing

Tributes paid to Stevie Kilbride at the sad news of his passing

Many heart-felt tributes from all over the world have been paid to Stevie Kilbride who died on Tuesday, September 13. Stevie was a well known and well-loved employee of McCallum Bagpipes, who specialised in the drumming side of their customer service for 19 years. Stevie was a very talented drummer […]

McCallum sponsors ‘Gillies’ and ‘Duncan’ at Piping Live! / Highland games optimism / Jim steps down at PDQB

McCallum sponsors ‘Gillies’ and ‘Duncan’ at Piping Live! / Highland games optimism / Jim steps down at PDQB

McCallum Bagpipes Ltd. is once again sponsoring both the Pipe Major Alasdair Gillies Memorial Recital Challenge and the Gordon Duncan Memorial Recital Competition at next month’s Piping Live! festival. The Kilmarnock, Scotland-based bagpipe manufacturing company has sponsored the festival’s flagship event since its inception. The ‘Alasdair Gillies Memorial’ evolved from […]

McCallum Bagpipes mark 20 years

McCallum Bagpipes mark 20 years

McCallum Bagpipes celebrated their 20th anniversary with a concert and ceilidh in the Park Hotel in Kilmarnock on October 20, 2018. There were 300 invited guests, and after they were welcomed by Kenny MacLeod and Stuart McCallum, they were treated to music from the Grade 1 Johnstone Pipe Band, folk-rock […]