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Piping in London – part 11

Piping in London – part 11

1888 – 1891 by JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE The 1888 gathering was held earlier than in previous years, reverting to its earlier date, Whit Monday, May 21 but the venue at Stamford Bridge was the same and the gathering was favoured with glorious sunshine and a large attendance. Among those present […]

Piping in London – part 10

Piping in London – part 10

1886/87 BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE The 1886 Scottish Gathering was on June 26 at Stamford Bridge where according to the reports: “the ground basked in the summer sunshine and 3,000 people attended. During the day the band of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, under the direction of bandmaster J. Grant, […]

Piping in London – part 9

Piping in London – part 9

1884/85 BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE In March 1884 there was an announcement that the Scottish Gathering would change dates that year: “The annual Scottish Gathering, the proceeds of which are given to the Scottish charities in London, has been fixed to take place on Saturday 21st June at Stamford Bridge […]