December 5, 2022

Jim Sim: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 2

In Part 1 of the exclusive pipes|drums Interview with Jim Sim, the 40-year drumming leader and president of the Midwest Pipe Band Association for the last dozen years talked about his pipe band origins and influences. Now, in Part 2, he takes us through the genesis of the influential, regionally iconic Midlothian...
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November 24, 2022

Glasgow Skye completes all-new leadership; MacLeod P-M, Galbraith L-D, Cowan and Sommerville P-S’s

The Grade 1 Glasgow Skye Association has returned to its roots after a two-year search to find new leadership with the...
November 23, 2022

‘Absolute gems’: Iain MacInnes reviews the Eliza Ross Collection (preview: he likes it a lot)

The Eliza Ross Collection – Original Highland Airs Collected on Raasay in 1812 Volume VII in the Musica Scotica...
November 22, 2022

Johnstone makes a lead-drummer change: Gavin Orr in as Galbraith departs

A few weeks after Donald Mackay replaced Keith Bowes Jr. as pipe-major, Grade 1 Johnstone has made a change at the...
November 21, 2022

Skye Richendrfer, 1957-2022

Skye Richendrfer, the accomplished piper, organizer, and elected official, died on November 20, 2022, at the age of 64,...
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SLOT in European union at Forres
Win third major of RSPBA season . . .
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James Campbell dies, 2003, age 87. Alasdair Gillies born, Glasgow, 1963.

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Double Gold Medallists 2022 - Jamie Forrester and Nick Hudson on their historic success - Part 2

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