British Pipe Band Championships

June 24, 2011
Annan, Scotland, United Kingdom

All Grades and Drum Major RSPBA Headquarters 45 Washington Street Glasgow G3 8AZ Tel: 0141 221 5414 Fax 0141 2211561

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British Pipe Band Championships

June 27, 2008
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

The second of the five “majors” in the UK. Accommodation information available through the RSPBA web site.

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