Tobermory Games Results and Comment

Grey day but no rain. Eight played in the senior events. Champion Piper was Alasdair Henderson (pictured above). Piob 1 Angus MacColl Snr (Cabar Feidh Gu Bragh) 2 Alasdair Henderson (My King Has Landed in Moidart) 3 Andrew Hall (Lament for Mary MacLeod) 4 Bob Low (Stewart’s White Banner) 5 Angus MacColl Jnr (Battle of the Pass of Crieff) Judges: R Wallace, J Wilson March 1 Alasdair Henderson 2 Angus…

P/M Tom MacLean, Strathendrick Pipe Band

Piping is full of unsung heroes. Teachers who work away in the background, neither getting nor asking for publicity, content to quietly do their bit for our music without fuss or favour. The passing of one such has been brought to our attention by respected RSPBA adjudicator and piping tutor Jim Semple, a Worlds winner on many occasions with Strathclyde Police Pipe Band.  Jim writes…’Today I found out that my…

Successful Piping and Drumming Academy Held in South West Scotland

Andy McCartney reports…….. Friday 13th may be superstitious for a lot of people, but not for the families and friends of the youngsters who attended a week-long Summer School at SRUC Barony Campus near Dumfries. The South West of Scotland Piping and Drumming Academy (SWSPDA) had just completed its 5th Annual Summer School and this was the end-of-school concert. Thirty seven young pupils attended, and this was the time for them to…

PP Ed’s Blog: Big Games Week/ New PP Site/ Pipes Sold/ PM Angus pic

Big week of solo Highland games contests ahead. Would all secretaries, parents and pipers snap away and send us your shots. We now have an Instagram account so any that don’t make the main PP site can be posted there. Inveraray is tomorrow July 17, South Uist 18th, Benbecula Young Piper 19th, Tobermory 19th, 21st Tomintoul, Taynuilt, Lochearnhead, Inverness and North Uist. Isn’t that just tremendous? Thanks are due to all…

Kinlochard Games Juniors

Damp but not too wet at this games in the Trossachs. 2/4 March 1 Bobby Allan 2 Ruaridh Brown 3 Fraser Hamilton 4 Greig Will                         6/8 March 1 Ruaridh Brown 2 Bobby Allan 3 Greig Will 4 Fraser Hamilton Jig 1 Bobby Allan 2 Greig Will 3 Ruaridh Brown 4 Ewan Allen