May 29, 2023

Eight firsts for Peel Police at warm and sunny Alma

The Peel Regional Police of Ontario won Grade 2 both days with straight first placings at the annual Alma Highland Festival, traditionally held over the American Memorial Day weekend. Seventeen bands in total competed in warm and sunny weather with a good crowd gathered to take in the music. There were no Grade 1 or...
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May 20, 2023

Inveraray & District on top at new Dollar Academy RSPBA competition; Boghall takes the drumming again

Inveraray & District took the Grade 1 competition against seven other Grade 1 and Grade 2 bands at the inaugural Pipe...
May 20, 2023

Greg Wilson takes the Targe and the overall, Kernaghan the light music at Palmerston North

Palmerston North, New Zealand – May 19, 2023 – By winning the Targe Piobaireachd and placing second in the...
May 20, 2023

Cameron Dawson wins revitalized Saskatchewan Highland Gathering amateur piping contest

Regina, Saskatchewan – May 19, 2023 – After many years of hosting a competition for professional players, the...
May 18, 2023

The Pipemakers: G.S. McLennan pipes are rare and of uncertain appearance

Many have called G.S. McLennan the greatest piper of all time. As a composer and competitor, he ranks with the best....
From the archives
September 30, 2009
Glenn Brown wins Inverness gold; Drummond: Silver Medal double; Speirs takes A-Grade MSR
Results from the 2009 Northern Meeting
This day in history
May 29
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John Dew discusses piping and drumming suites and the launch of his new collection

Eric Stein on the acquisition of Borreraig and the Husabost Estate on Skye

The Gandy Bagpiping Foundation

Gary West on the end of BBC Scotland's Pipeline - Part 2

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