Day 1The drive from my home in central Perthshire was sublime. By the time I reached Killin, the morning mist cleared and the sun shone brightly. There was not one cloud in the sky. I stopped briefly at the Green Welly Shop in Tyndrum, the quintessential ‘tea and a pee’ […]
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The current Grade 2 Champion of Champions, Closkelt Pipe Band is hosting a concert this spring in Armagh, Northern Ireland. The band was promoted to Grade 1 last September. The concert, entitled ‘2020 Vision’, will take place at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh in County Armagh. Field Marshal Montgomery […]
Heat 3 sees of the Scottish Pipers’ Association’s prestigious knockout series for the Piping Times Trophy sees Steven Leask take on Sarah Muir. The series was began in 1964 by Seumas MacNeill and the trophy was given by the Piping Times. Duncan Johnstone was the first winner.
Day 2 of the 2019 Argyllshire Gathering was held today in drizzly and windy conditions at Mossfield Park, Oban, Scotland. Sarah Muir from Campbeltown, Scotland won the A Grade March, Cameron MacDougall from Nigg, Scotland won the B Grade March, Greig Canning from Fife, Scotland the B Grade Strathspey & […]
The Scottish Pipers’ Association’s (SPA) annual competition for professional pipers took place today. A good entry competed in the various grades across The National Piping Centre’s two campuses in Glasgow. The A Grade competitions took place at Otago Street while the B and C Grade competitions took place at McPhater […]