History of the Scottish Piping Society of London/ Letters: City of Whitehorse/ Ceol Beag Tunes

london-logoThe annual competition run by the Scottish Piping Society of London takes place a week on Saturday in the Kensington Conference Centre. Since the early 1930s it has been one of the highlights of the solo calendar.

Today we begin a look back at the history of this illustrious Society and its early beginnings tracing the origins of its famous competitions for the Bratach Gorm and the Gillies Cup.

The first excerpt focuses on the pre-war years. Read it here. It is written by former President Adam Sanderson. Check out the draws for the 2016 competition here. Read a report on last year’s contest here.

Two new letters today the first on the selection of tunes for ceol beag competition and the second on the City of Whitehorse PIpe Band, Australia. Read both here.

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