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For the first time in its 141-year history
THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
March 29, 1894David “DC” Mather wins Piobaireachd, S/R & Highland Fling, Edinburgh Pipers Club competitions, Edinburgh.
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015
The grand old Crieff Highland Games deciding, at least this year, to drop solo piping competitions from its day in August is certainly a shame for piping tradition, but it’s emblematic of the challenges facing event organizers — …
UPCOMING EVENTS April 3, 2015BC Pipers’ Annual GatheringSimon Fraser University & TBAApril 3, 2015Maclean Highland GatheringMaclean, New South WalesApril 4, 2015Toronto Indoor GamesMoss Park Armoury, Toronto, ONApril 11, 2015Amateur CompetitionHamilton, OntarioApril 11, 2015Spring Training in Albany, NYCeltic Hall, 430 New Karner Rd, Colonie, NY
TIP OF THE DAY
Never place a natural bag in water at any time. The skins are specially tanned to take them from a moist state to a dry condition. Any moisture that is added to the skin will cause decay and return it to its original uncured state.
James Begg, Begg Bagpipes, Glasgow