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Date Headline Contributor

18th Oct 19

World Solo Drumming - Live Stream

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Oct 19

Website Migration Complete

John Hughes - HQ

3rd Oct 19

Website Offline Weekend 4th - 6th October

John Hughes - HQ

21st Sep 19

2020 Regradings

Kevin Reily

4th Sep 19

Andante Sponsored World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Sep 19

2020 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Aug 19

2019 Worlds - Grade 1 Live Stream Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Aug 19

Perth Games Cancelled

Paul McAndrew - Branch Chairman

1st Aug 19

Breaking Ties for Grade 1 World's with less than 18 Bands

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 19

Scottish Championships 2019 - Grade 3B now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 19

Scottish Championships 2019 - Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 19

Scottish Champions 2019 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 19

North Berwick 2019 - Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 19

Scottish Championships 2019 - Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 19

World Championships 2019 - Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Jul 19

Confirmation of Grade 1 Format at World Pipe Band Championships 2019

John Hughes - HQ

7th Jul 19

European Championships 2019 - Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jul 19

North Berwick 2019 - Grade 1 and 2 MSR now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jul 19

Reminder - World Championship Closing Dates and Trophy Returns.

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jun 19

United States Attorney General visits European Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jun 19

European Championships 2019 - Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jun 19

European Championships 2019 - Grade 4A now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jun 19

European Champions 2019 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Jun 19

UK Championships 2019 - Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Jun 19

Pipe Band College - Positions Filled

Pat Whelan - HQ

16th Jun 19

UK Champions 2019 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Jun 19

Reminder - Scottish Championship Closing Dates and Trophy Returns.

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th May 19

Annan Riding Of The Marches - Over £4500 Prize Money

John Hughes - HQ

23rd May 19

Reminder - UK Championships Coach Passes

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th May 19

British Championships 2019 - Juvenile Grade now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th May 19

British Championships 2019 - Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th May 19

British Championships 2019 - Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th May 19

British Champions 2019 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th May 19

Reminder - European Championship Closing Dates and Trophy Returns.

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Apr 19

2019 Words Grade 1 Format

John Hughes - HQ

24th Apr 19

Reminder - UK Championship Closing Dates and Trophy Returns.

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Mar 19

Reminder - British Championship Closing Dates and Trophy Returns.

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Mar 19

RSPBA Pipe Band College: Principal of Pipe Band Musicianship

Pat Whelan - HQ

9th Mar 19

World Pipe Band Championship to remain two day event

John Hughes - HQ

3rd Mar 19

Summer School 2019 - Level Up!

Pat Wheelan - Education Officer

3rd Mar 19

2019 Meeting Dates

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Feb 19

Annual General Meeting 2019

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Feb 19

GWOS World Solo Drumming Qualifier Date Change

Maureen Gilmore - GWOS

26th Jan 19

Success at Winter Storm for RSPBA Members

John Hughes - HQ

13th Jan 19

2019 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

13th Dec 18

World Solo Drumming Championship 2019 - International Qualifying Event

John Hughes - HQ

9th Dec 18

World Solo Drumming 2019 - Pre Qualification Contest Dates

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Dec 18

National Recognition for the World Pipe Band Championships

John Hughes - HQ

5th Dec 18

2019 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Nov 18

Example Drum Scores for Prescribed Tune List

Michael O'Neill - Music Board

16th Nov 18

World Championships - Juvenile Bands and Drum Majors Proposal

Bruce Cargill - HQ

10th Nov 18

RSPBA Pipe Band College: Nominations for Geographical representatives to serve on the Pipe Band College

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Nov 18

RSPBA Pipe Band College: Exciting opportunity for a Principal of Piping and a Principal of Drumming

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Oct 18

2019 Subscriptions Now Due

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Oct 18

Steven McWhirter secures his ninth World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Oct 18

Grade 4 Survey Results

Bruce Cargill - Musicboard Convenor

17th Oct 18

World Solo Drumming - Live Stream Adult Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Oct 18

World Solo Drumming - Format Changes Reminder

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Oct 18

2020 Subscriptions Now Due

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Sep 18

Andante Sponsored World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries Now Open and Adult Final Ticket Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Aug 18

World Champions 2018 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Aug 18

World Champions 2019 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 18

World Championships Grade 1 Heat 1 MSR now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 18

World Championships Grade 1 Heat 2 Medley now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 18

World Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 18

2019 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 18

World Championships - Friday and Saturday Live Stream Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Aug 18

Pipe Major Linden (Dixie) Ingram Retirement

Kevin Reilly - HQ

3rd Aug 18

World Championships - Adult Drum Major Format

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 18

Scottish Champions 2018 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 18

Scottish Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 18

Scottish Championships Grade 3B Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 18

Scottish Championships Grade 4A Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Jul 18

Band Placement at World Championships

John Hughes - HQ

12th Jul 18

World Championships - Grade 1 Draw

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jul 18

World Championships 2018 - Qualification and Final requirements in Grades 1, 2, 3A and 3B

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jul 18

European Champions 2018 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jun 18

European Championships Grade Juvenile Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jun 18

European Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Jun 18

RSPBA Piping Adjudicator John (Ian) Wood

Kevin Reilly - HQ

17th Jun 18

UK Championships Grade 3B Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Jun 18

UK Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th May 18

Playing Survey for ALL Grade 4A and 4B Pipe Majors

Kevin Reilly - HQ

28th May 18

General Data Protection Regulation

John Hughes - HQ

20th May 18

British Champions 2018 - Scottish Power

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th May 18

UK Champions 2018 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Apr 18

Dedicated Adult Summer School

Pat Whelan - Education Officer

16th Apr 18

George Watson’s College – Bass/Tenor Drumming Instructor

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Mar 18

Articles of Association and Rules updated after AGM

Paul Brown - HQ

19th Mar 18

Pipe Band College

Paul Brown - HQ

18th Mar 18

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Documents Published

Paul Brown - HQ

9th Mar 18

2018 Online Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Feb 18

AGM Proposed Rule Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Feb 18

Summer School 2018

Pat Wheelan - Education Officer

8th Feb 18

Battle's Over - a Nation's Tribute

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Feb 18

World Solo Drumming - Changes to format

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Feb 18

2018 Adjudicator Allocation and Allocation Process

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Jan 18

2018 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

21st Dec 17

2018 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Oct 17

World Championships Drumming Juvenile Section 5 now on Youtube

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Oct 17

Steven McWhirter secures his eighth World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Oct 17

World Solo Drumming - Live Stream Adult Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Sep 17

Andante Sponsored World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries Now Open and Adult Final Ticket Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Aug 17

2018 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 17

World Championships Grade 2 Heat 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 17

World Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Aug 17

World Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Aug 17

World Championships - Friday and Saturday Live Stream Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Aug 17

Grade 1 final and running order for Worlds Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade 3 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade Juvenile now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade 4B now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 17

Scottish Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 17

Scottish Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 17

Scottish Championships Grade 3B now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Jul 17

2017 Summer School - Final Few Places Available

Pat Whelan - HQ

27th Jun 17

European Championships Grade 4A now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jun 17

European Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jun 17

European Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 17

UK Champions 2017 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 17

UK Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 17

UK Championships Grade 3A now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jun 17

UK Championships - Upper Newtownards Roadworks

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd May 17

British Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st May 17

British Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Mar 17

Fire at RSPBA HQ

John Hughes - HQ

26th Feb 17

Pipers Trail 2017 - Would you like to play at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo?

Stevie Small MBE - Pipers Trail Project Officer

26th Feb 17

Annual General Meeting - Proposed Rule Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Feb 17

RSPBA and IPBA Learning Initiative

Pat Whelan - HQ

11th Feb 17

Live Back In Ireland 87 - Concert Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Feb 17

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band To Headline Pre-Worlds Concert

Kurt Mackintosh - Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band

8th Feb 17

2017 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Feb 17

2017 Summer School

Pat Whelan - HQ

4th Feb 17

2017 Adjudicator Allocation and Allocation Process

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Jan 17

Associations work for international African Blackwood database

John Hughes - HQ

22nd Jan 17

2017 Regradings - January Update

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

19th Nov 16

2017 Regradings - November Update

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

16th Nov 16

Graeme Johnston Memorial and Willie Ferguson Memorial Results

Nigel Greeves - GWOS Branch

7th Nov 16

Adjudicator Panel Annual General Meeting

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Nov 16

World Solo Drumming Videos Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Oct 16

Dundee, Perth and Angus - World Solo Drumming 2017 Qualification Event

Paul McAndrew - Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch

23rd Oct 16

Steven McWhirter secures his seventh World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Oct 16

World Solo Drumming - Live Streaming

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Sep 16

2017 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

5th Sep 16

2017 Band Fees - Payments Now Due

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Sep 16

2017 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Sep 16

Andante Sponsored World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries Now Open and Adult Final Ticket Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 16

Post Worlds - Stream Replays and TV Coverage

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Aug 16

World Champions 2016 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Aug 16

World Championships - Grade 1 Finalists

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Aug 16

World Championships - Grade 1 Stream Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 16

Scottish Champions 2016 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jun 16

European Champions 2016 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Jun 16

Aberdeen Highland Games Cancelled Due to Bad Weather

Linda Niven - NOS Branch

11th Jun 16

UK Champions 2016 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jun 16

Consultative Pilot Scheme 2016 - Belfast and Forres Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Jun 16

RSPBA Summer School - Pipers, Drummers and Drum Majors

Pat Whelan - Education Officer

21st May 16

UK Champions 2015 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st May 16

European Championships 2015 - Field Marshal Keep On Winning

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st May 16

Scottish Championships 2015 - SLOT Double Victory

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st May 16

British Champions 2016 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Apr 16

World Pipe Band Championships - Tickets On Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Apr 16

GWOS Solo Drumming Results

GWOS Branch

16th Apr 16

April Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

2nd Apr 16

Education News

Pat Whelen - HQ

16th Jan 16

2016 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

27th Nov 15

Music Board Gradings Changes for 2016

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Oct 15

2016 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Oct 15

World Solo Drumming Champion 2015 - Steven McWhirter

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Oct 15

Applications for Novice / Juvenile fund are now open.

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Sep 15

Music Board Gradings for 2016

Ian Embelton - HQ

2nd Sep 15

World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries now open

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Aug 15

2016 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Aug 15

World Solo Drumming - Adult Final Tickets For Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 15

World Championship 2015 - Shotts Bring World Title Back To Scotland

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Aug 15

Change to Live Streaming of Saturday World Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Aug 15

World Championships - Grade 1 Finalists

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 15

World Championship - One The Day Qualifier Annoucements

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Aug 15

New Fund to Help RSPBA Juvenile and Novice Bands

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Aug 15

Worlds 2015 - Live Streaming Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Jul 15

World Championships 2015 - Qualification and Final requirements in Grades 1, 2, 3A and 3B.

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jul 15

NI Children's Hospice Fundraiser raised £2500

Mervyn Herron - NI Branch

8th Jun 15

2015 Big Bang Summer School - Additional Grade 4 Adult Event

Pat Whelan - Education Officer

14th May 15

Sample Registration Checks At Majors

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th May 15

NI Children's Hospice Fundraiser - Prize Draw for set of PH01

Mervyn Herron - NI Branch

6th May 15

Kinross Contest on 9th May - Grade 4A Result Changes

Paul McAndrew - Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch

26th Apr 15

2015 Big Bang Summer School

Pat Whelan - HQ

16th Apr 15

Music Board - Grading Changes April 2015

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Apr 15

North of Scotland New Branch Contest At Banchory

Graham Gauld - NOS Branch

18th Mar 15

Piper Attempts Guinness Book of Records whilst raising money for charities

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Mar 15

GWOS New Band Contest for April

Maureen Gilmour - GWOS

23rd Jan 15

2015 Lothian and Borders Branch Trophy Returns

John Hughes - Lothian and Borders Chairman

23rd Jan 15

Banish the winter blues at the Pipe Major's Wheel of Fortune competition

Paul White - City of Edinburgh Pipe Band

20th Jan 15

2015 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Jan 15

Shotts to play 2015 concert - 'Reinvented' on May 2nd

Gus McAskill, Bucksburn and District Pipe Band

11th Jan 15

The Pipers' Trail 2015
Would you like to play at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo?

John Hughes - Lothian and Borders Branch

1st Jan 15

Free January Magazine Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Dec 14

Music Board - Grading Changes November 2014

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Oct 14

European Pipe Band Championships Shortlisted for Award

Piping Hot Forres

14th Oct 14

World Solo Drumming - Parking At Glasgow Caledonia University

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Oct 14

World Solo Drumming - Adult Final Tickets For Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Oct 14

World Championships 2015 - Format Unchanged

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Sep 14

Introduction to Certificate of Pipe Band Musicianship – Part 1

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Sep 14

New Pipe Band Magazine Available 1st October

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Sep 14

Grade 4 and Novice Juvenile Competition Format from 2015 and additions to the "RSPBA Prescribed Tune List"

Jim Campbell - Music Board

22nd Sep 14

Music Board - Grading Changes September 2014

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Sep 14

Online Payments for 2014 World Solo Drumming and International Solo Tenor Events

Ian Embelton - HQ

2nd Sep 14

RSPBA Intensive Study Programme

Pat Whelan - HQ

28th Aug 14

Worlds 2014 - Live Streaming

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Aug 14

Structured Learning Books Now Freely Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Aug 14

2015 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 14

Worlds Grade 1 Finalists

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 14

Historical Group Exhibition At Worlds

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Jul 14

Registration Sampling of RSPBA Bands

Ian Embelton - HQ

2nd Jul 14

World Championships - Qualification and Final requirements in Grades 1, 2, 3A and 3B.

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Jun 14

£2500 Raised For NI Children's Hospice

Mervyn Herron - NI Branch

10th Jun 14

Northern Ireland Branch - Charity Draw for Peter Henderson Bagpipes

Mervyn Herron - NI Branch

2nd Jun 14

RSPBA Summer School 2014 update & Itinerary details

Pat Whelan - HQ

27th May 14

The Pipers' Trail 2014 - Would you like to play at the Edinburgh Tattoo?

David Alfrey - The Pipers' Trail

22nd May 14

Strathallan School - Piping Instructor

Jennifer Hutcheon - Strathallan School

22nd May 14

UK Championships Change of Venue

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th May 14

George Watson’s College – Bass/Tenor Drumming Instructor

Mick O'Neill - Principal Drumming Instructor at George Watson’s College

15th Apr 14

Moniaive Folk Festival – Piping Competition

Sharon Smith - ADG Secretary

6th Mar 14

London & South of England Branch Solos and Quartet Results

Walter MacGregor

4th Mar 14

On-line Registration for Major RSPBA Championships

John Hughes - HQ

4th Mar 14

Championship Entry Forms Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Feb 14

RSPBA 2014 Summer School

Pat Whelan

14th Feb 14

Annual Pipe Majors Wheel of Fortune Competition

Paul White - City of Edinburgh Pipe Band

7th Feb 14

Metro Cup 2014 Live Stream

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jan 14

FREE Digital Pipe Band Magazine - January Edition Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Dec 13

Digital Pipe Band Magazine Available Free

RSPBA Board of Directors

4th Dec 13

Pre Worlds Concert 2014 - Greater Glasgow Police Scotland Pipe Band

Douglas Orr - Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band

26th Nov 13

Music Board Grading Changes for 2014 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Nov 13

2014 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Nov 13

North of Scotland - Branch Solo Results

Linda Niven - NOS Branch

15th Nov 13

Bucksburn and District Pipe Band Concert 2014 with Field Marshal Montgomery

Gus McAskil - Bucksburn and District Pipe Band

14th Nov 13

Music Board Revise MAP Strathspey and Reel Scores

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Nov 13

The Worlds 2014: 300 performances in one day…

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Oct 13

World Pipe Band Championships 2014 - Statement

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Oct 13

GWOS Grade 4 Training - Date Move

Iain Yuill: GWOS

4th Oct 13

World Pipe Band Championships 2012 wins major award

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Oct 13

New Website Results System Now In Place

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Oct 13

Jim Bird Juvenile Solo Snare and Tenor Drumming Contest Cancelled

Gordon Hamill - GWOS Branch

1st Oct 13

October Workshop at Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch

Iain Yuill: GWOS Branch

1st Oct 13

Grade 4 Level Practical and Theory courses at Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch

Iain Yuill: GWOS Branch

24th Sep 13

Making The Grade on BBC Alba

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Sep 13

Music Board Grading Changes for 2014 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Sep 13

World Solo Drumming Entry Forms - Clarification

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Sep 13

Online Payments for World Solo Drumming and International Solo Tenor Events

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Sep 13

World Solo Drumming - Adult Final Tickets Now On Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Sep 13

Capture The World Special Offer - 50% Discount on Montage or Collage

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Aug 13

Jim Bird Memorial - Juvenile Solo Drumming Event

Gordon Hamill - GWOS Branch

30th Aug 13

World Solo Drumming Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Aug 13

World Championships - Prize winners Gallery Online

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Aug 13

Official Pictures from World Championships now available

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Aug 13

BBC Television - World Championship TV Programme

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 13

World Championships - Online Streaming Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Aug 13

World Championships - Official Photographs

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Aug 13

2014 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 13

World Championships - Frequently Asked Questions

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Jul 13

2014-2015 Major Championship Announcement

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Jul 13

BBC Coverage of All Ireland Championships

Mervyn Herron - NI Branch

19th Jul 13

World Championships - Sunday Morning Time Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Jun 13

Drum Majors at Bearsden and Milngavie Cancelled

Nigel Greeves - GWOS Branch

3rd Jun 13

Peebles Contest Cancelled for 2013

Ann Hazzard - L&B Branch

11th May 13

Gourock Competition Cancelled

Nigel Greeves - GWOS

9th Apr 13

More Regradings for 2013 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Mar 13

Lothian and Borders Solo Results

Ann Hazzard - L&B Secretary

22nd Mar 13

Huntly Contest 23rd March - CANCELLED

Bob Niven - NOS Branch

20th Mar 13

Championship Entry Forms Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Mar 13

Bucksburn and District Pipe Band Concert 2013 with St Laurence O'Toole

Gus McAskil - Bucksburn and District Pipe Band

24th Jan 13

More Regradings for 2013 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Jan 13

Cowal Highland Gathering Withdraws ‘Major’ Status

Malcolm Barclay - Event Manager of Cowal Highland

15th Jan 13

2013 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jan 13

Pre Worlds Concert 2013 - Inveraray and District Pipe Band present ASCENSION

Douglas Orr - Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band

19th Dec 12

2013 Calendar Released

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Nov 12

More Regradings for 2013 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

2nd Nov 12

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping

Nigel Greeves - GWOS

22nd Oct 12

World Solo Drumming - Stephen McWhirter retains title

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Oct 12

Jim Bird Memorial Contest Cancelled

Gordon Hamill - GWOS Branch

2nd Oct 12

World Pipe Band Championships 2013 - Two Day Format

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Oct 12

Regrading for 2013 season

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Sep 12

World Solo Drumming - Adult Final Tickets

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Sep 12

Balloch Event in September - Cancelled

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

11th Sep 12

2013 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Sep 12

Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch 2012 October Workshop

I MacAskill - GWOS Secretary

30th Aug 12

Jim Bird Memorial - Juvenile Solo Drumming Event

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

29th Aug 12

Balloch Event in September

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Aug 12

European Championships - Grade 3B Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 12

Live Radio Broadcast from The Cowal Highland Gathering

Ian Embelton - HQ

16th Aug 12

BBC Scotland - Worlds TV Programme

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Aug 12

Worlds Championships - Grade 3B Correction and Apology

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Aug 12

Champion of Champions Tables Updated

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Aug 12

Worlds Grade 1 Qualifiers - Times for Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Aug 12

2012 Worlds CD and DVD Pre Sale Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Aug 12

Would you like to know more about the RSPBA's history?

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 12

World Solo Drumming Tickets Now On Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jul 12

European Championships Live Stream Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Jul 12

Bridge of Allan Cancelled

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Jul 12

Balloch and Thornton Cancellations

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Jun 12

World Pipe Band Championships Streaming from BBC

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th May 12

British Championships - Buy Tickets In Advance And Save

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th May 12

British Championships - Motor Homes

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th May 12

European Championships - Spectator Pricing and Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th May 12

Scottish Championships - Regrading 4A/4B

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Apr 12

Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch Trio Contest

Nigel Kellet - RSPBA DPA

25th Apr 12

Melrose Contest Cancelled

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Apr 12

Cumnock Contest Cancelled

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Apr 12

Banbridge Contest Cancelled

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Apr 12

Grading Changes and Scottish Draw Changes

David Clark - Standards Convener

23rd Apr 12

Scottish Championships - Grading Changes / Draw Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Mar 12

Lothian and Borders Solos and Mini Band Results

Ann Hazzard - L&B Secretary

11th Mar 12

Championship Entry Forms Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Feb 12

2012 Adjudicator Panel - Version 1

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Feb 12

Music Board - Regradings Feb 2012

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Feb 12

L&B Contest Date Changes

Ann Hazzard - L&B Secretary

1st Feb 12

Pre Worlds Concert 2012 - Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia present Forte

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Feb 12

Band Member Conduct

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Jan 12

"Fired Up" Promotions Present ReIgnited

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Dec 11

2012 Calendar Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Dec 11

2012 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Dec 11

Grade 4A MSR - 2012 Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Dec 11

World Pipe Band Championships. 2013 - 2015

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Dec 11

RSPBA Job Opportunity for Education Officer

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Nov 11

Pipe Dreamers - BBC Documentary

Mervyn Herron - Marketing and Media

22nd Nov 11

North of Scotland Solo Results

Linda Niven - NOS Branch

22nd Nov 11

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Results

Iain Yuill: GWOS

20th Nov 11

DPA Branch Solo Piping and Drumming Results

Nigel Kellet - RSPBA DPA

15th Nov 11

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Draw

Nigel Greeves - GWOS

22nd Oct 11

International Tenor Solo Results

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Oct 11

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping

Nigel Greeves - GWOS

11th Oct 11

World Solo Drumming - Adjudicator and Draw Updates

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Oct 11

Regrading decisions for 2012

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Oct 11

Pipe Band Magazine - There's an app for that!

Robert Wallace - Pipe Band Magazine

14th Sep 11

GWOS October Workshop Details

Iain Yuill: Training Secretary GWOS

12th Sep 11

2012 Championship Dates

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Sep 11

Jim Bird Memorial - Juvenile Solo Drumming Results

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

4th Sep 11

Jim Bird Memorial - Juvenile Solo Drumming Event

Gordon Hamill

23rd Aug 11

World Solo Drumming - Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Aug 11

World Championships 2011 - Drum Major Apology

National Council

11th Aug 11

Perth Competition Cancelled

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Aug 11

Worlds - 12:30 Grade 1 Final Start Time

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 11

Huge 15% Discount Early Bird Offer on Worlds 2011 CDs and DVDs

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Aug 11

Worlds Live Streaming

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Aug 11

GWOS Branch to run SQA Accredited Courses

Iain Yuill: Training Secretary Glasgow and West of

30th Jul 11

Worlds Grade 1 Draw / Pre Qualifiers

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Jul 11

European Championships - Live Web Streaming

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Jul 11

European Championships - Car Drivers Require Passes

Lindsey Ellis - NI Branch

14th Jul 11

European Championships - Camper Vans

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Jul 11

Bute Highland Games – Concessionary Ferry Fares for Pipe Bands

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Jul 11

BBC Scotland goes global again with live coverage of the World Pipe Band Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Jun 11

Local Competition Cancellations

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jun 11

Edinburgh Contest Entry Extended

John Hughes - L&B Chairman

15th Jun 11

International Juvenile Tenor Event Comes To Worlds Week

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Jun 11

Visit History Displays During Worlds Week

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd May 11

Scottish Grade 1 Adjudicators

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Apr 11

Worlds Tickets Go On Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Apr 11

Draw Dates for 2011 Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Mar 11

NOS Quartet Results

Linda Niven - NOS Branch

17th Mar 11

Championship Entry forms 2011

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Mar 11

Company Limited By Guarantee

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Jan 11

Music Board Grading Changes - Jan 2011

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Jan 11

Would you like to be considered for training as an RSPBA Adjudicator?

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Jan 11

Welcome Back DPA Mini Bands

Nigel Kellet - DPA Branch

12th Dec 10

Playing Requirements 2011

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Dec 10

North of Scotland Branch Solo Results

Linda Niven - NOS Branch

28th Nov 10

L&B AGM Rescheduled Due To Weather

John Hughes - L&B Chairman

21st Nov 10

Graeme Johnston Memorial Results

Gordon Hamill

27th Oct 10

RSPBA History More Accessible

Alistair Aitken OBE

25th Oct 10

World Solo Drumming - Juvenile 3 Summaries

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Oct 10

Regradings for 2011

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Oct 10

Changes to World Solo Drumming for 2010

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Oct 10

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping

GWOS Branch

2nd Oct 10

Jim Bird Memorial 2010 - Results

Gordon Hamill

20th Sep 10

2011 Band Registration and Declaration Forms Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Sep 10

World Solo Drumming Tickets Now On Sales

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Sep 10

Chairman Kevin Reilly

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Aug 10

Jim Bird Memorial 2010 - Entry Information

Gordon Hamill

20th Aug 10

2010 World Solo Drumming Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Aug 10

BBC Worlds Programme Gets Saturday Night Slot

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 10

All New Official Merchandise Store Opens

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Aug 10

Worlds Drumming Adjudicator Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Aug 10

Worlds 2010 CD/DVD Pre Orders Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Jul 10

BBC Scotland goes global again with live coverage of the World Pipe Band Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jul 10

Record Worlds Entry

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Jun 10

Judging Change For British Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 10

Lesmahagow Contest CANCELLED

Davie Murduch - GWOS Contest Secretary

1st Jun 10

British Tickets - Early Offers

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Apr 10

Advertising Opportunities in British Championships Programme

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Mar 10

RSPBA Stirlingshire Branch Seeks trophies

Robbie Crow - Strilingshire Branch

19th Feb 10

MAP Guidance Document for Bands

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Feb 10

2011 Judging Allocation

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Feb 10

2010 Judging Allocation

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Feb 10

Euroceltes 2010

Anne Pallares

26th Jan 10

Playing Requirements 2010

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Jan 10

The Development of the World Pipe Band Championships

Kevin Reilly - Chairman

30th Dec 09

2010 Calendar Published

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Dec 09

Scottish Weekend - Alden Beisen 2010

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Dec 09

St. Laurence O'Toole Concert 2010

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Nov 09

SQA Qualifications Launched

Alistair Aitken OBE

11th Nov 09

NOS Solo Results

Linda Niven - NOS Branch

23rd Oct 09

Graeme Johnston Memorial

Davie Murduch - GWOS Contest Secretary

18th Oct 09

2010 Regrading Changes

Kevin Reilly - Chairman

15th Oct 09

MAP Tunes and Music 2010

Jim Campbell - Music Board

5th Oct 09

Jim Bird Memorial Results

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

1st Oct 09

2010 Major Championship Dates

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Sep 09

All Ireland Solo Results

Mervyn Herron - NI Branch

2nd Sep 09

World Pipe Band Championships - Questionnaire

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Aug 09

Jim Bird Memorial Contest

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

21st Aug 09

2009 Worlds - BBC Coverage

Ian Embelton - Chief Executive

20th Aug 09

2010 Changes to MAP Announced

Jim Campbell - Music Board

14th Aug 09

Worlds 2009 CD/DVD Pre Orders Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 09

BBC Website Live Streaming

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Aug 09

Grade 1 Medley - North Berwick

John Hughes - L&B

6th Aug 09

Pre Worlds 2010 Concert - Special Offer

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 09

World Solo Drumming Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Jul 09

Ulster Championships - Grade 1 Draw

Mervyn Herron - NI

25th Jul 09

Worlds Qualifiers Announced

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Jul 09

Ashbourne Cancelled

Diane Anderson - Midlands Branch

27th Jun 09

Rothesay Information

Davie Murdoch - GWOS Contest Secretary

22nd Jun 09

Live Streaming of Worlds

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Jun 09

Complaints Procedure Now Online

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Jun 09

Strathmore Abandoned

Iain Finlay - National Council

5th Jun 09

European Championships - Bus Pases

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th May 09

Gourock Cancelled

Davie Murdoch - GWOS Branch

6th May 09

Drum Major Standards

Alistair Aitken - Adjudicator Panel

6th May 09

Instrument Failure In Competition

Alistair Aitken - Adjudicator Panel

26th Apr 09

L & B Solo and Mini Bands

Ann Hazzard - Branch Secretary

26th Apr 09

North East England Mini Bands, Quartettes and Solo Drumming Results

Kevin Reilly

20th Apr 09

Stotfold Indoor Mini Band and Solo Results

Annie Broderick - London Secretary

11th Apr 09

Mull of Kintyre Cancelled

David Murdoch - GWOS Branch

9th Apr 09

Worlds Tickets On Sale

Ian Embelton

14th Mar 09

2009 Championships Entry Forms and Bus Passes

Ian Embelton - Chief Executive

8th Mar 09

2010 Championships Entry Forms and Bus Passes

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Feb 09

North East England Solo Piping Results

Kevin Reilly

20th Feb 09

Indoor Contest - March 2009

Sharon Smith - Branch Secretary

16th Feb 09

County Antrim Solos 2009

Mervyn Herron - Branch Secretary

14th Feb 09

Ulster Festival of Piping and Drumming

Mervyn Herron - Branch Secretary

10th Feb 09

2009 Judging Allocation

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Jan 09

RSPBA Education Instructors Course

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Jan 09

Worlds Concert - SFU present Affirmation

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Dec 08

Online Shopping - New Store Front and Discounts

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Nov 08

Year of Homecoming 2009

South Ayrshire Council

26th Nov 08

Playing Requirements 2009

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Nov 08

Greame Johnston Memorial Juvenile Contest - Results

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

22nd Nov 08

Northern Ireland 2009 Calendar

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

18th Nov 08

Dundee - Perth and Angus Branch Solos Playing Orders

Mark Clark - Branch Secretary

13th Nov 08

Pipe Band Magazine Price Increase

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Oct 08

Official Grading Changes 2009 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Oct 08

Last Tickets For Solo Drumming Available On Day

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Oct 08

Scottish Championships 09 - Date Move

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Oct 08

Jim Bird Memorial Results

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

6th Oct 08

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Competition

David Murdoch - GWOS

27th Sep 08

Gap Year Student Piper - China

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Sep 08

2009 Major Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Sep 08

Drummers Alliance - Beat 2008

Ian Embelton - Chief Executive

16th Sep 08

GWOS October Workshop

Iain Yuill - GWOS Branch

10th Sep 08

Peebles Venue Change

Ann Hazard - L&B Secretary

2nd Sep 08

World Solo Drumming - Entry Forms & Rules

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Aug 08

Cowal Winners and Supreme Champions

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Aug 08

Jim Bird Memorial Competition

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

23rd Aug 08

Thornton Rescheduled

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Aug 08

Worlds Web Statistics

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Aug 08

BBC Worlds Website

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 08

Worlds Photography

Mervyn Herron - Marketing and Media

17th Aug 08

Bob Dunsire Invasion

Ian Embelton - HQ

16th Aug 08

5 bands qualify from Grade 1

Ian Embelton - HQ

16th Aug 08

Simon Fraser University - World Champions

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Jul 08

14 Bands in Grade 1 Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

27th Jul 08

Champions Tables Updates

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Jul 08

Worlds 4B and 4A Map Time Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jul 08

British Championship Images

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Jul 08

Worlds Entry Closes - 221 Entries

Ian Embelton - National Council

13th Jun 08

BBC Folk Winner 2008 opens

Ian Embelton - HQ

12th Jun 08

IE 7 - Printing Issue Resolved

Jason Lafferty - Scotia Web Design

11th Jun 08

Bandbridge Outdoor

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

8th Jun 08

Innerleithen Drum Majors Cancelled

Bill McMorran - Lothian and Borders

6th Jun 08

County Down Section Civic Award winners 2008

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

4th Jun 08

The Pipers’ Trail

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jun 08

Dumfries Charity Concert 2008

Detective Inspector Grahame Young

28th May 08

Ayr - Grade 1 Event

Robert Smith - Branch Secretary

23rd May 08

Stirling Contest Cancelled

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th May 08

New Drum Majors Manual for FREE

Kevin Reilly - Chairman

9th May 08

Worlds Tickets On Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th May 08

HOE Shotts in Concert - June 08

Bruce Hamilton - St. Ronans Piping Society

20th Apr 08

Lothian and Border Indoor Solos and Mini Bands

Bill McMorran - Lothian and Borders

6th Apr 08

Willie Ferguson Solo Competition

Ann Hazard - Lothian and Borders

5th Apr 08

Malahide Replacement (Updated)

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

26th Mar 08

Trophy Return Dates - 2008 Season

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Mar 08

Branch Entry Forms Online

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Mar 08

Branch Quartette Results

Fiona Stirling - London Branch

12th Mar 08

2008 Championships Entry Forms and Bus Passes

Ian Embelton - Chief Executive

28th Feb 08

AGM Order Paper

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Feb 08

WPBC 2010-2012

Kevin Reilly - Chairman

13th Feb 08

2008 Judging Allocation

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Dec 07

Happy New Year

George Ussher - President

8th Dec 07

2008 Calendar Released

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Dec 07

Playing Requirements 2008

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Nov 07

World Solo Drumming Pictures

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Nov 07

Graeme Johnston Memorial - Results

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

24th Nov 07

Northern Ireland 2008 Calendar

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

20th Nov 07

Dundee, Perth and Angus Solo Draw

Barbara Stronach - Dundee, Perth and Angus

1st Nov 07

2008 Major Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Oct 07

Official Grading Changes 2007

Ian Embelton - HQ

23rd Oct 07

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Competition

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

23rd Oct 07

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Competition

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

10th Oct 07

Jim Bird Memorial Results

Gordon Hamill - GWOS

10th Oct 07

New MAP Tunes for 2008

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Sep 07

Houghton Le Spring Cancelled

Kevin Reilly - North East England Branch

20th Sep 07

GWOS October Workshop

Iain Yuill - GSOW Branch

15th Sep 07

Jim Bird Memorial Solo Tenor and Side Drumming

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

29th Aug 07

All Ireland on BBC

Mervyn Herron - Marketing and Media

29th Aug 07

World Solo Drumming - Entry Forms & Rules

Ian Embelton - Chief Executive

26th Aug 07

Summaries Updated

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 07

2007 Worlds - Official Pictures

Mervyn Herron - Marketing and Media

14th Aug 07

MAP plans for 2008

Ian Embelton - Chief Executive

12th Aug 07

Champions Tables Updates

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Aug 07

Grade 1 Qualifier Playing Times

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 07

Grade 2 Qualifier - Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Aug 07

Worlds 07 Products Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Jul 07

View Historical Exhibition

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Jul 07

Grade 1 Worlds Qualifying Draw Now Out

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jun 07

Worlds Draw Delayed

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Jun 07

Images from Scottish Championships

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th May 07

Filming Cancelled

Mervyn Herron - Marketing and Media

10th May 07

Worlds Tickets Now on Sale

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th May 07

Summer School 2007 - Information and Registrations

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Apr 07

L&B Solos and Mini Bands

Ann Hazard - Lothian and Borders Secretary

9th Apr 07

AD&G Indoor Contest

Robert Smith - AD&G Branch

19th Mar 07

GSOW Chanter, Stick and Pad and Solo Drumming Competitions

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

14th Mar 07

Map Workshop

Florence Allan - North of Scotland Branch

7th Mar 07

2007 Championships Entry Forms and Bus Passes

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Mar 07

AGM Order Paper

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Mar 07

GSOW - Solo Piping 31st March Cancelled

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

26th Feb 07

ANAPBA - Summit VIII

Kevin Reilly - Chairman

15th Feb 07

2007 Judging Allocation

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jan 07

Dumfries Charity Piping Concert 2007

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Dec 06

2006 Evaluation of MAP Project

Music Board

6th Dec 06

Playing Requirements 2007

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Dec 06

Calendar of Events 2007

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Dec 06

Award Winning Worlds

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Nov 06

Results from William Ferguson and Graeme Johnston Events

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

28th Nov 06

Historical Research Update

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Nov 06

Greame Johnston Memorial Juvenile Contest - New Start Time

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

14th Nov 06

PM Willie Ferguson Contest

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

13th Nov 06

Pictorial Calendar for 2007

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

10th Nov 06

World Solo Drumming Pictures Online

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Nov 06

NOS Solos

Scott Niven - NOS Branch

1st Nov 06

World Championships nominated for Event of the Year

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Oct 06

Craigmount Solo Contest - Entry Details

John Hughes - Lothian and Borders

28th Oct 06

McWhirter takes top spot in solo drumming

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Oct 06

National Council Agree Music Boards Proposals - Regarding

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Oct 06

DVD's now shipping

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Oct 06

Graeme Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Competition

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

11th Oct 06

Jim Bird Solos - Results

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

2nd Oct 06

Houghton Le Spring Cancelled

Kevin Reilly - North East England Branch

30th Sep 06

World Solo Drumming - Entries Closed

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Sep 06

Lotto Winners - Inveraray & District Pipe Band

Elaine Morrison - Geronimo Communications

28th Sep 06

Structured Learning - January 2007

Bill McMorran - Lothian and Borders

19th Sep 06

Historical Research Group - Update

Ian Embelton - HQ

14th Sep 06

BBC Northern Ireland - Worlds TV Programme (Updated)

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Sep 06

Branch Champions - Lothian and Borders

John Hughes - Lothian and Borders

11th Sep 06

World Solo Drumming - Entry Forms & Rules

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Sep 06

2007 Majors

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Aug 06

World Championships Television Transmission

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Aug 06

Branch Champions - North of Scotland

Scott Niven - NOS Branch

24th Aug 06

Jim Bird Memorial Solo Tenor and Side Drumming

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

21st Aug 06

Branch Champions - Northern Ireland

Mervyn Herron - Northern Ireland Branch

10th Aug 06

World Grading Change - 4A

Davie Clark - Grading Committee

9th Aug 06

Not At The Worlds - Stay In Touch

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Aug 06

World Championships 2006

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Aug 06

New Piping and Pipe Band Drumming Qualifications

Ian Embelton - HQ

31st Jul 06

Draw for Grade 1 Worlds Qualifier

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 06

Grade 1 Qualifier Draw

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jul 06

61st All Ireland Championships (Updated)

Finbarr Connolly - IPBA

3rd Jul 06

British Championship Images

Mervyn Herron - Marketing and Media

18th Jun 06

GSOW - 75 Years On

Iain Yull - GSOW Branch

15th Jun 06

Historical Research Group - Update

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd May 06

Grade 1 Best Bass Section

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th May 06

Trial Drum Major Adjudication System

Alistair Aitken - Adjudicator Panel

18th Apr 06

Historical Research Group needs your help!

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Apr 06

GSOW Solo Results

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

3rd Apr 06

Advanced Training Course - Oct 06

Davie Murdoch - GSOW Branch

22nd Mar 06

2006 Judging Allocation

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Mar 06

Peebles Trophy Appeal

Bill McMorran - Lothian and Borders

19th Mar 06

Glasgow Branch Chanter and Solo Drumming Results

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

19th Mar 06

Academy of Musicianship Seminar - GSOW

Iain Yull - GSOW Branch

8th Mar 06

New Online Store Opens

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Mar 06

London Branch - Quartets Results

Fiona Stirling - London Branch

1st Mar 06

2006 Championships Entry Forms and Bus Passes

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Feb 06

The 100 Pipers Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2006

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Feb 06

2006 AGM

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Feb 06

MAP Update

Alistair Aitken - Adjudicator Panel

22nd Feb 06

L&B Indoor Solos and Mini Bands

Bill McMorran, Lothian and Borders

15th Feb 06

GSOW Juvenile Chanter & Solo Drumming

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

15th Feb 06

GSOW - Juvenile Solo Piping

Gordon Hamill - GSOW

12th Feb 06

North of Scotland - Quartets

Florence Allan - North of Scotland Branch

2nd Feb 06

7th ANAPBA Summit

Kevin Reilly - Chairman

18th Jan 06

Playing Requirements 2006

Headquarters - National Council

15th Jan 06

Scotfest Competition

Frank van der Schoot

20th Dec 05

Academy of Pipe Band Music - December Update

Alistair Aitken - Adjudicator Panel

19th Dec 05

Charity Concert - Go South West: Hear the Best

George Summers

12th Dec 05

Learning Opportunities for January 2006

Lothian and Borders and Glasgow West of Scotland

3rd Dec 05

Craigmount Solo Success Again

Teresa Clarke - Lothian and Borders

30th Oct 05

16 and counting for Jim Kilpatrick

Headquarters - Marketing and Media

30th Oct 05

Andante Sponsors World Solo Drumming Until 2010

Headquarters - Marketing and Media

26th Oct 05

BBC to cover 2006 World Championships

Headquarters - Marketing and Media

15th Oct 05

National Council Agree Music Boards Proposals

Headquarters - National Council

12th Oct 05

Greame Johnston Memorial Juvenile Solo Piping Contest

Gordon Hamill - GWOS Branch

12th Oct 05

Grade 4 and Novice Juvenile Competition format for 2006

Academy of Pipe Band Musicianship

21st Sep 05

All Ireland Solo Piping and Drumming

Mervyn Herron - N. Ireland Branch

21st Sep 05

Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch - Advanced Structured Learning

Neil Whitelaw - GWOS Branch

5th Sep 05

Glasgow & West of Scotland October Workshop

Iain Yull - GWOS Branch

23rd Aug 05

All Ireland Championships on Television

Headquarters - Marketing and Media

8th Aug 05

2006 Majors Confirmed

Headquarters - National Council

 

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