Pipefest Stirling: Questions & Answers

What is Pipefest?
Pipefest is a massed-participation event – Pipe Bands, Scottish Clans and Highland Dancers are invited to take part. Both groups and individuals can register to take part. Pipefest events have taken place around the World – highlights.
When is Pipefest Stirling taking place?
Pipefest Stirling is taking place at 6:30pm, Friday 27th June 2014.
Can anyone take part in Pipefest?
Pipe Bands, Scottish Clans and Highland Dancers are welcome to register to take part. Individual pipers, drummers, clan members and Highland dancers are also welcome to register and join this event.
What should I wear if taking part?
It is strongly encouraged to wear Highland dress at this event.
How can I get involved?
Is it free to take part?
Registration is free!
Can I take part in a wheelchair?
Yes – we would recommend contacting the organisers, so that we can help you enjoy this event.
What is the route of the parade?
I’ve registered my interest in Pipefest, what happens next?
You will be sent event updates and newsletters. You will also be sent a Press Release for the event that you can send to local media, promoting your participation in this event. Closer to the event you will be sent joining instructions with information on your position in the parade, necessary bus passes and event information.
What other events are taking place around this time?

Bannockburn Live: Experience a feast of food, music and history to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June 2014. Discover epic battle performances, a top bill of Scottish musical talent including Dougie MacLean and Julie Fowlis, and genealogy and heritage in the Clan & Family Village. Find information on the full programme and buy tickets from bannockburnlive.com

Armed Forces Day National Event: Stirling will lead the nation in honouring UK Armed Forces servicemen and woman with an exciting day packed full of rousing military displays on Saturday 28th June 2014. Find out more about what’s on at www.stirlingarmedforcesday.co.uk

Pipefest, Armed Forces Day and Bannockburn Live are part of Stirling’s Big Weekend.

The European Pipe Band Championships take place at Forres on the 28th June 2014 and more information can be found here: pipinghotforres.com

How do I get to Pipefest?
Pipefest Stirling takes place in Stirling. There are a number of public transport options and more information can be found here: travelinescotland.com
Where can I get accommodation?
Information on accommodation in the Stirling area can be found here: visitscotland.com
How do I get more information?
For more information and media enquiries please email: magnus@pipefest.com


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