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Battle of the Bands – Usher Hall, March 2015

The stage is set for an exciting new pipe band competition format, leading pipe bands from the top grades will be invited to showcase their best concert sets on stage at the Usher Hall. With the requirement to add additional instrumentation and the superb acoustics of the venue – this event will be a fantastic opportunity for pipe band enthusiasts and …

PipefestBattle of the Bands – Usher Hall, March 2015
The Atholl Highlanders, The King's Knot

Pipefest Stirling – 27 June 2014

Special thanks to all players, dancers and clans that took part to mark the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn and celebrating Homecoming 2014. Special thanks to EventScotland, The Famous Grouse Experience and Stirling Council for supporting this event. View the Pipefest parade line-up


PipefestPipefest Stirling – 27 June 2014

Pipefest – Participant Instructions

After 700 years the wait is over! Pipefest will help mark the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn and celebrate Homecoming 2014. If you have registered to take part and still not read the parade instructions, please download here: http://www.pipefest.com/pages/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Pipefest-instructions.pdf After waiting for 700 years, it is better to be 15 minutes early than 15 minutes late! Help avoid …

PipefestPipefest – Participant Instructions
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An open letter from Stuart Cassells, The Famous Grouse Experience

Dear fellow pipers, drummers and Scottish Clans, For those of you travelling from overseas I wish to welcome you to Scotland, and to our friends from Scotland, thank you for supporting this great event. In my new role as General Manager of The Famous Grouse Experience at Scotland’s oldest distillery, I am involved in many heritage and tourist events across …


PipefestAn open letter from Stuart Cassells, The Famous Grouse Experience
Pipefest Stirling - Route

Pipefest Stirling – Key Timings

Date: 27 June 2014 Form-up position: Stirling Castle Esplanade Arrive: 5:00pm onwards / Form-up time: 6:00pm / March-off time: 7:00pm The parade is split into four sections: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta.  Each section has a different forming-up area within the Castle Esplanade.  Each section is split into a number of blocks.  Pipe Bands and Clans are advised to march FOUR abreast. …


PipefestPipefest Stirling – Key Timings
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Scott Wood Trio – join Stirling Bagpipes session!

To celebrate their 5th year in business, Stirling Bagpipes have got a good piping / folkie session with ‘The Scott Wood Trio‘ and other folk musicians. The event is free and takes place in the ‘Conway’s Bar’ (formerly Whistle Binkies), St Mary’s Wynd, Stirling, FK8 1BU on Saturday 28 June from 8pm onwards. All folk music and piping enthusiasts are …


PipefestScott Wood Trio – join Stirling Bagpipes session!