Category Archives: Pipes, kilts & supplies

Bagpipers around the world helping out a piper in need.

TweetGreat story from Summerside, PEI about pipers helping out others.  Check it out. Pipers helping each other

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Ewan McGregor on wearing the kilt, OBE’s and bagpipes

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This bagpiper from (New) Scotland would have voted “Yes”

TweetIf you wear a kilt and play the bagpipes for thousands of visitors from around the English speaking world, you can expect to be on the receiving end of a lot of questions about Scotland’s drive for independence. As the bagpiper for … Continue reading

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Thwarting US border guards on high alert for “ivory” bagpipes.

TweetBob Gillies classic bagpipes are safe and sound – and back in British Columbia. In the fall of 2013, retiree Bob and his wife took a leave of absence from the Delta Police Pipe Band.  They packed their RV for a … Continue reading

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Antigonish Highland Games Reunion Pipe Band hits the street again

TweetAfter a very successful 150th anniversary celebration of the Antigonish Highland Games, the AHG Reunion Pipe Band returned to the streets of Antigonish, Nova Scotia for another stroll down Main Street. For pipers and drummers in the region, this is … Continue reading

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Six Robert Burns Suppers in Vancouver, with Bagpipers

TweetIn an entertaining evening filled with highlights, the grand entrance of the haggis is the marquis moment of a traditional Robert Burns Supper. The great highland bagpipes strike in from the distance, and moments later a door flings open and … Continue reading

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Delta Police Pipe Band’s recent trip to Germany

TweetFrom March 2013. The Delta Police Pipe Band’s third performance in their 2013 tour of Germany

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Tog Orm Mo Phiob. Shouldering …and hearing the pipes again.

TweetThe following headline was recently posted on Craigslist Vancouver: “Bagpipes: Grainger and Campbell“. The posting says the pipes have not been heard in years. The author, Hugh MacKintosh, inherited his father’s Grainger and Campbell bagpipes and after long thought and … Continue reading

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