Pipers Selected to Play in Gold & Silver Medals at Oban 2017 – Updated with Northern Meeting Lists

The following pipers have been notified individually of their eligibility to compete in the 2017 Gold and Silver Medals at the Argyllshire Gathering. Torquil Telfer, Piping Convenor at Oban, said they had increased their normal Gold Medal intake by one this year. ‘We received 29 entries and rather than have our usual 28 with one reserve thought it best that on this occasion we accept everyone,’ he said. ‘It makes a…

PP Editor’s Blog: New England Academy/ Scottish PB Champs/ Jack in the US/ RSPS Dates etc

Following the considerable success of the first New England Piping Academy, dates for 2016 have been announced early – with an enhanced programme. The Academy will run from June 14 -19, 2016, inclusive at the Adelynrood Retreat, Byfield MA, the same venue as this year’s camp. Responding to requests from attendees, the camp has been extended to five days from the afternoon of the 14th till before lunch on the 19th….