Tag: Taymouth Castle

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 […]

Fáilte Glenfiddich – a new tune

Fáilte Glenfiddich – a new tune

‘MacTavish’ attended the 2018 Glenfiddich. It was his first time at the premier solo piping event and his account was published in the January 2019 Piping Times. With the 2020 Glenfiddich imminent, we reproduce his account here. MacTavish, who was the only amateur piper to be ‘taken on’ by Bob […]