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History of the Argyllshire Gathering: the 1988 competition

History of the Argyllshire Gathering: the 1988 competition

• PART 53 • BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE. The Argyllshire Gathering in 1988 was again a three day event, with similar arrangements to the previous year. On Tuesday, August 23, the Silver Medal heats took place in the Masonic Hall and the Corran Hall. The set tunes were The Battle […]

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 46

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 46

1981 BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE. The set tunes for the Gold Medal in 1981 were: The Prince’s Salute, The End of the Great Bridge, A  Flame of Wrath for Squinting  Patrick, Clan Campbell’s Gathering, The Gathering  of the MacNabs, The King’s Taxes, The Finger Lock and Black Donald ‘s March. […]

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 45

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 45

1980 BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE. More changes were brought to the competitions at the Argyllshire Gathering in 1980.  For the Gold Medal, first prize winners of this event at the Argyllshire Gathering were excluded and entry was restricted to those who had won a prize in a Gold Medal competition […]

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 39

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 39

1974 BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE This year there was a change in the rules for the major competitions. Competitors in the Open event at the Argyllshire Gathering and the Clasp at the Northern Meeting were required to submit six tunes from this list of twelve: Craigellachie, Lament for Colin Roy […]