Northern Meeting Playing Order Announced

The following draws have been issued by the Northern Meeting for their piping competitions to be held later this summer on August 31 and September 1 at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.

Around 80 senior pipers are scheduled to take part over two days of competition. There is also a full raft of junior events.

The late Alasdair Gillies receiving one of the first of many trophies at the Northern Meeting. This historic picture was taken in 1978. Standing behind the trophy is the NM’s fondly r-remembered Piping Secretary of the day. Ross Martin. Looking on with pleasure is the great P/M Donald MacLeod

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Doyen of Northern Meeting PIping Convenors, the late David Murray who died last year

Pipers and judges at the Northern Meeting in 1904. In this shot are such famous names as Angus Macpherson, Invershin, GS McLennan, Willie Ross, John MacDonald, Inverness, James Center and John MacDougall Gillies. How many can you pick out?

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