Tag: Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck: the play – on tour in Scotland, May-October 2022

Thunderstruck: the play – on tour in Scotland, May-October 2022

The critically acclaimed and award-winning play about Gordon Duncan, Thunderstruck, by David Colvin is on tour in Scotland in 2022. The play is a must-see for pipers, and with the tour dates spread from May till October, as well as a stint at the Edinburgh Fringe from August 3-29, there […]

For those about to pipe …

For those about to pipe …

We toyed with the idea of making Bon Scott the latest installment of our occasional Famous Pipers series. However, Bon himself would never have described himself as a piper so why should we? Today, though, we wish to pay tribute to the Aussie rocker who would have turned 75 this […]

Alisdair McLaren: Ten years after

Alisdair McLaren: Ten years after

It’s been a quite a decade. I took over as Director of the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland (NYPBoS) in 2009 shortly after moving to Scotland from Australia. Ten years later, I’m looking forward at marking that decade with an NYPBoS concert on February 8 in Edinburgh at the […]