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August 24, 1960Donald MacLeod wins 3 of 4 events, Skye Highland Gathering, Portree.
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- March pastiche
Wed, 3 Aug 2016
This summer I’ve had the pleasure of revisiting a part of that UK pipe band scene tradition at competitions called the “march past.” For those who might not know, the march past is essentially this: at the end of the … Continue re …
UPCOMING EVENTS August 26, 2016Cowal Highland Games – Solo EventsCowal Park, DunoonAugust 27, 2016Cowal Pipe Band ChampionshipCowal Park, DunoonAugust 27, 2016Foothills Highland GamesFoothills Composite High School in Okotoks, Alberta.August 27, 2016The North Lanark Highland GamesN.L.A.S. Fairgrounds, Almonte, OntarioSeptember 3, 2016Calgary Highland GamesSpringbank Park
TIP OF THE DAY
Do not be frightened to throw out synthetic reeds. Like everything else they have a shelf life and you can hang on to them for too long. If your drones start to become unsteady – bite the bullet.
Euan Anderson, Edinburgh