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The march to the games in 1987 with John Hanning, Murray Henderson, Roy Gunn, James MacGillivray and Dr Angus MacDonald

History of the Argyllshire Gathering: the 1987 competition

• PART 52 • BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE. In 1987 the Gathering was again held over three days, August 25, 26 and 27. On Tuesday the Silver Medal was held in two heats in the Corran Halls and St Columba’s Cathedral Hall, with 22 in each. Five from each heat […]

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 41

History of the Argyllshire Gathering part 41

1976 BY JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE The Gathering had remained unchanged for many years but 1976 marked a watershed with the first of several big changes coming in the force. In January 1976 Seumas MacNeill wrote: “1976 is going to be – for piping at least – a great deal different […]