New Comment, New Letter

We are always big on humour at pipingpress.com so it is with pleasure we bring to your notice a new letter from piper Kenneth Macdonald, Pitlochry. Kenneth tells of the great times he had with the Edinburgh University Officers Training Corps band more than 40 years ago at Cultybraggan Training Camp in Perthshire. Read it here. Also worth reading is a new comment re the popular Highland dress feature. We…

Row over Highland Dress Comments – Judge Responds

By The Editor There has been a great deal of response to the article by former Northern Meeting Dress and Deportment judge Bill Blacklaw first carried in these pages a few weeks ago. It was followed by his erudite exposition on how to wear Highland Dress – widely read by hundreds of pipers and bandsmen and women around the world according to our figures. We also carried out a poll…

News: World Drumming, Letters, Highland Dress

Tickets for the World Solo Drumming at Glasgow Caledonian University on Saturday are free. The Adult Final costs £5. Read more and book here…… A nice leter has been received from Canada. Read here… The second, and final instalment in Bill Blacklaw’s highly informative (and necessary for some!) article on how to wear Highland dress concludes here……  

News: Highland Dress Feature part 1, Gold Medallists updated

Bill Blacklaw’s important article on the wearing of Highland dress is reprinted here …… More tunes have been added to the list of Gold Medallists. Check them out here and get the thinking caps on please…. New Letter added here

Decline of Standards in Highland Dress

Piper, and ex-Gordon Highlander, Bill Blacklaw is concerned  over the declining standards of Highland dress among pipers and bands. Read his article here.