Pipefest Barbados

Pipe bands and individual players are invited to join the carnival atmosphere at the 2017 Barbados Celtic Festival with pipe band events between 25-28th May. This a great opportunity to bring your pipes or drums and enjoy a pipe band holiday with a week in Barbados in May!

The Barbados Celtic Festival celebrates the links between Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Nova Scotia, the Gallic regions in Europe and the sunny Caribbean island of Barbados. What better way to celebrate than with 100 pipers!


Pipefest Barbados will take place over 4 days but is best suited to players who want to visit the island for  a week.

Allan Mackay's Ford AngliaGet ready to start your bagpipes! Not only is it part of the Barbados Celtic Festival it takes place at the same time as Rally Barbados. Look out for Scotsman, Allan Mackay from Brora, in his blue Ford Anglia!

Weather: with events taking place in May this is a great month to visit Barbados with nearly 9 hours of sunshine and strong cooling winds. Pipe band events will take place in the evening when the average temperature is expected to be around 31°C / 88°F. Short sleeve order – pack light, enjoy the warmth, pipe band events will be in short sleeve order, No. 2 dress.

Tourist Information: for more ideas and to find out more about Barbados visit the official tourism site: www.visitbarbados.org

Flights & Hotels: BA offer great packages from the UK to Barbados in May, especially if you book flights and hotels together. It is recommended that players stay near the Historic Garrison area.  For hotel and flight packages please check: BA Holiday Packages

Register your interest using the Pipefest form below:

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Pipefest Barbados Registration Form






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Registered Barbados Players

Welcome to - Dirk Seifert
Total Number Registered: 85
Name Type Group Name Country Website Total
Magnus OrrPiperScotlandlink1
Laura OswaldDrummerPerthshire2
George MacGregorPiperU.K. 1
Christine CarrSupporterU.K. 1
Nicola ThomsonPiperScotland2
John Paterson PiperScotland 2
Charlie BowmanPiperNorthern Ireland1
Donna Myles PiperScotland 1
Allan MacdonaldPiperScotland1
Dominic Andersen-StrudwickDrum MajorAustralia1
Danielle MylesPiperScotland, UK1
Ian BrownPiperScotland1
Scott DuncanPipe BandScotpipe Scotland link10
Mary TierneyPiperUnited States1
Gerard GoettiPiperFrance1
James PontonPiperHornsby RSL Pipe BandAustralialink2
Richard SmithPiperUnited Kingdom2
Justine NoonPiperUnited Kingdom 2
Stuart CummingPiperUnited Kingdom1
Philip HorowitzPiperUsa1
Kevin BoydPiperUSA2
Grant ScheffelPiperSouth Africa link1
Mel Bradbury DrummerUk1
Kyle CarsePiperNorthern Ireland 1
Elaina StewartPiperScotland 1
Heather RobertsonPiperScotland1
Brian SmithSelectCanada1
Anna OrrSupporterOrrs On TourUK1
Laura FaganPiperUSA1
Nick PerryPipe BandPipes And Drums Of The Edmonton Police ServiceCanadalink24
Erich WiggerPipe BandThe 1st Bagpipe Band Of SwitzerlandSwitzerlandlink10
Peter BrysonPiperScotland3
Kenny MacIntyrePiperUnited Kingdom1
John Cameron CranstonPiperUnited Kingdom1
Dirk SeifertPiperSweden1