2014 World’s Week Grade 1 practice schedules

Published: August 7, 2014
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For the twelfth straight year pipes|drums Magazine is pleased to provide readers with a guide to the schedules and locations of practices of Grade 1 bands competing for the World Pipe Band Championship, this year in Glasgow.

All bands are listed, including those that have not yet responded with details. Their information will be added if or as it is provided, so please keep checking back over the days leading up to the World’s.

Readers are advised that schedules may change, and that they should double-check before making travel plans. Bands are listed in alphabetical order.

Readers can assume that bands not responding aren’t keen to have visitors at their practices, but please check back for new additions and changes.

Checking out a few practices could also help with your decision-making for pipes|drums Magazine’s fun Pick The Six contest!

We hope that you find our guide useful, and happy listening!

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