Hoy resigns from Vale

The Grade 1 Vale of Atholl Pipe Band is once again looking for a new Leading Drummer after Adrian Hoy announced his resignation from the Perthshire-based organisation. A spokesman sad: "Adrian Hoy has announced his resignation from the position of Leading Drummer of the Vale of Atholl Pipe Band. This was Adrian's own decision [...]

By | 2018-11-23T14:51:04+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|General, Latest News, Pipe Band|Comments Off on Hoy resigns from Vale

National Mòd piping results

National Mòd piping results The results from the piping event at today's Royal National Mòd held in Dunoon are: Ceòl Mòr – 1. Gordon McCready; 2. Archie Drennan; 3. Angus Finlay MacPhee. Ceòl Beag – 1. Gordon McCready; 2. Archie Drennan; 3. Dr Peter McCalister. Under 19 Ceòl Mòr – 1. Gregor Macdonald; 2. Ross [...]

By | 2018-10-13T20:39:53+00:00 October 13th, 2018|General, Latest News, Results|Comments Off on National Mòd piping results

Speirs overall winner at Capt. John Memorial

Speirs overall winner at Capt. John Memorial Winners from today's Captain John A. MacLellan solo piping competition. Iain Speirs won the overall Premier grade category at the sixth Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Solo Piping Championship held today at the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming at Inchdrewer House, Edinburgh. [...]

By | 2018-10-06T23:57:43+00:00 October 6th, 2018|General, Latest News, Results|Comments Off on Speirs overall winner at Capt. John Memorial

Niall Stewart overall winner at Uist & Barra

Niall Stewart overall winner at Uist & Barra The winners from the 2018 Uist & Barra: Craig Sutherland, Niall Stewart and Iain Speirs. The overall winner at the Glasgow Uist & Barra Association's annual invitational solo piping competition is Niall Stewart of Kyle of Lochalsh. The event was held over from March [...]

By | 2018-09-29T21:57:08+00:00 September 29th, 2018|General, Latest News, Results|Comments Off on Niall Stewart overall winner at Uist & Barra

Glenfiddich line up announced

Glenfiddich line up announced The Glenfiddich line-up from 2017. Organisers have announced the pipers and judges for this year's Glenfiddich: Callum Beaumont Stuart Easton Alex Gandy Bruce Gandy Finlay Johnston Jack Lee (defending) Stuart Liddell Peter McCalister Angus MacColl Roddy MacLeod This year is notable as it is the first time a [...]

By | 2018-09-20T14:15:08+00:00 September 20th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on Glenfiddich line up announced

Callum Beaumont takes the Springbank Invitational

Callum Beaumont. Photo taken at this year's Donald MacDonald Quaich. Callum Beaumont takes the Springbank Invitational Callum Beaumont was the overall winner at the Springbank Invitational Solo Piping Competition held on Saturday at the Seafield Hotel, Campbeltown by the Kintyre Piping Society. The piper from Bo'ness was placed second in the ceòl mór [...]

By | 2018-09-17T16:58:09+00:00 September 17th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on Callum Beaumont takes the Springbank Invitational

Emmett Conway appointed PM of Shotts

Emmett Conway. Emmett Conway appointed PM of Shotts Emmett Conway (26) has been appointed Pipe Major of Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia. Conway takes over the reins from Ryan Canning who stepped down after last month’s World Pipe Band Band Championships citing personal reasons. Like Conway, Emmet is a previous member of Field Marshal [...]

By | 2018-09-07T13:28:16+00:00 September 7th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on Emmett Conway appointed PM of Shotts

Liddell wins the Masters

Stuart Liddell with his trophy. Liddell wins the Masters Stuart Liddell won the Masters Invitational last night at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow. The event is part of the Piping Live! festival. Liddell now qualifies for the Glenfiddich Championship at the end of October. This prize went to Stuart Liddell who [...]

By | 2018-08-14T11:33:32+00:00 August 14th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on Liddell wins the Masters

Speirs takes the 52nd Silver Chanter

Speirs takes the 52nd Silver Chanter Iain Speirs lifted his sixth Silver Chanter tonight at the premier solo piping contests' new venue, the National Piping Centre in Glasgow. The Edinburgh piper's winning tune was I Got A Kiss of the King's Hand. Hugh McCallum adjudicated with Ronnie McShannon acting as reader. The other invited [...]

By | 2018-08-05T00:26:24+00:00 August 5th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on Speirs takes the 52nd Silver Chanter

Henderson withdraws from the Captain John

Faye Henderson out of the Capt. John A MacLellan MBE Memorial Trust contest Faye Henderson, last year's winner of The Captain John A MacLellan MBE Memorial Trust solo piping competition has been forced to withdraw from this year’s event, due to injury. Faye has an ongoing injury to one of her arms. Faye said: “I [...]

By | 2018-07-30T22:45:23+00:00 July 30th, 2018|General, Latest News|Comments Off on Henderson withdraws from the Captain John
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