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May 5, 1951Dundonald Colliery Pipe Band wins Grade 3 at European Championships, Edinburgh.
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    UPCOMING EVENTS May 9, 2015Kiwanis Amateur Piping/Drumming & Mini Band CompetitionLondon Central Secondary School, London, ON

    May 9, 2015Bob Worrall RecitalThe London Club, 177 Queens Ave

    May 9, 2015Bob Worrall, piper, in recitalLondon, Ontario

    May 9, 2015Kiwanis Music Festival Amateur Piping, Drumming & Band CompetitionLondon, Ontario

    May 9, 2015Prescott Highland GamesWatson Lake Park Prescott, AZ

    TIP OF THE DAY
    Pipers: When travelling long distances on a plane with pipes – especially for those using a hide bag – cork the stocks, and store the pipes in a large plastic bag. It prevents excessive drying-out caused by the dry, pressurized air in the cabin.
    Sean Somers, Calgary

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