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National Mòd running order

National Mòd running order

As we reported yesterday, the piping competitions at the 2019 Royal National Mòd are set to take place in Glasgow this Saturday (October 12). The draw for the senior competitions is as follows – and in keeping with the spirit of the event we have listed each piper’s respective home […]

J. B. was one of the pipers who piped on the Queen Mary when it was refitted for passenger service following the end of the Second World War. He can be seen clearly on the right, facing the actor David Niven. Andrew Bain is furthest away then David Ross, Rosehall, Unknown, Jock Buchanan.

Diary: photograph query/ Mòd/Pipeline/Trevor’s funeral

There are a few items in the bagpipe.news diary this week. First of all, Willie McCallum sent us this wonderful photo of the late debonair English actor, David Niven dancing as six pipers play beside him. Willie had been watching a television documentary about the Queen Mary, when the photograph […]