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.
Get 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:
Main image: Joe Ross
Pipefest Barbados Registration Form
Registered Barbados Players
|Charlie Bowman||Piper||Northern Ireland||1|
|Dominic Andersen-Strudwick||Drum Major||Australia||1|
|Danielle Myles||Piper||Scotland, UK||1|
|Scott Duncan||Pipe Band||Scotpipe||Scotland||link||10|
|Mary Tierney||Piper||United States||1|
|James Ponton||Piper||Hornsby RSL Pipe Band||Australia||link||2|
|Richard Smith||Piper||United Kingdom||2|
|Justine Noon||Piper||United Kingdom||2|
|Stuart Cumming||Piper||United Kingdom||1|
|Grant Scheffel||Piper||South Africa||link||1|
|Kyle Carse||Piper||Northern Ireland||1|
|Anna Orr||Supporter||Orrs On Tour||UK||1|
|Nick Perry||Pipe Band||Pipes And Drums Of The Edmonton Police Service||Canada||link||24|
|Erich Wigger||Pipe Band||The 1st Bagpipe Band Of Switzerland||Switzerland||link||10|
|Kenny MacIntyre||Piper||United Kingdom||1|
|John Cameron Cranston||Piper||United Kingdom||1|