Crieff Highland Games

August 17, 2014
Crieff Games Field, United Kingdom

Pipe bands – all grades and drum majors Solo piping – CPA graded events

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Crieff Highland Games

August 21, 2004
Crieff, Scotland, United Kingdom

Commencing 9.45 a.m. Closing date for entries 7th August. UI18 M-S-R. and Jig – Senior Piobaireachd and M-S-R. No Entries on Field. Secretary:- Ronald J. Clark, 17 Dollerie Crescent, Crieff PH7 3EF. Tel: 01764654851.

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