Army Regiments and Pipers – Concludes/ Queensland Reminder/ RSPBA Random Checks Reminder

The concluding excerpt from our History of Scots Regiments and their Pipers and Pipe Bands’ series is published today. It features the Scots Guards and the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. The picture above features Scots Guards P/M Angus MacDonald.

Queensland Pipers have sent this: Entries for the Society premier competition for Grade A and Grade B solo players, The Patron’s Trophy, are due this coming Friday 15 May. The contest will be held at the Wynnum RSL on Saturday 23 May starting at 7 pm and all are welcome to enjoy what should be a great night of piping. Full details including an entry form can be downloaded from this link.

The RSPBA has confirmed that random checks on band registrations will be carried out at both major and minor competitions this season in line with what was agreed at the Association’s AGM. Bands are urged to carry registration details with them to each competition.