World’s 2014: a pipes|drums photo feature – Part 2

Published: September 1, 2014
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It might be the first of September, and the 2014 World Pipe Band Championships are more than three weeks passed, but pipes|drums Magazine helps to keep memories fresh with our second photo feature from the event.

Be sure to check out Part 1 of our favourite pics from the event.

We hope that you enjoy this selection of images from the two days of competition.

 

The gallery was 30 to 40 deep on the Saturday, even through driving rain, while the paid stands were largely vacant at times.

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