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THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
August 25Anne Spalding (nee Stewart) and Patricia Henderson (nee (Innes) become first female competitors allowed to play in Gold Medal contest, Oban (1976); Faye Henderson first female winner of Highland Society of London Gold Medal (2010).
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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 afraid to recognize that you do not know as much as others. Even if you have played in non-competitive bands for your entire career, and have never had formal instruction, do not hesitate to try to ask others for help.
Lionel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario