A BOYS’ BRIGADE COLLECTION OF BAGPIPE MUSIC

My book ‘A Boys’ Brigade Collection of Bagpipe Music’, published earlier this year, was dedicated to the memory of twins Dennis and Alan Finch. Dennis was good enough to write the Foreword for me but unfortunately did not live to see the book published. I regarded it an honour to have him involved since he hated to thrust himself forward, always thinking of others and the boys he served and…

Review: The Bratach Gorm 2019

By John Shone The 80th Annual London Competition was held this year, for the first time, at the Caledonian Club, Halkin St., Mayfair, SW1. This is a very prestigious address and I think turned out to be most satisfactory. The Vice President of the Society, Billy Wardrope, had the unenviable job of finding a replacement venue for Kensington Town Hall which had become unavailable. The Caledonian Club (pictured above) proved…

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