Author: Charles Grey

First Contest of the Year for Tweedvale Pipe Band!

For the first time in many years Saturday 24 March saw Tweedvale Pipe Band take part in an early season indoor contest. The Band travelled to Sanquhar in Dumfries and Galloway to take part in the RSPBA Ayrshire Dumfries and

Better Performance at Bathgate for Tweedvale Pipe Band!

The last Saturday of May saw Tweedvale Pipe Band travel the short distance to West Lothian to take part in the pipe band contests at the West Lothian Highland Games, which were held in Meadow Park Bathgate. Tweedvale Pipe Band

Bounce-back at British Championships 2017 for Tweedvale Pipe Band.

Tweedvale Pipe Band travelled to Paisley on Saturday 21 May to take part in the British Pipe Band Championships at St James’ Playing Fields, the first major championship of the RSPBA season and the second time the event had been

Disastrous Dunbar 2017 for Tweedvale Pipe Band

Tweedvale Pipe Band travelled to East Lothian on Saturday 13 May to take part in the thirty fifth annual pipe band contest at the Hallhill Centre Dunbar, traditionally the first outdoor pipe band contest of the new season in the RSPBA

Pamper for Piping – A Successful Night!!

On Friday 28 April, the ladies of the Band ran the first ever Pamper for Piping in the Vale Club Innerleithen. The Band raised £450.00 for its funds, a tremendous amount for a first time fundraiser! A success of this

New Fundraising Venture for Innerleithen Pipe band

Following on from the success of the Band’s recently held PipeBand-A-Thon, the Band’s next fundraising venture will break new ground being aimed squarely at the Band’s female supporters – introducing Pamper for Piping to be held on Friday 28 April

2017 – The First Two and a Bit Months

Winter is generally a quiet time for pipe bands with preparation for the forthcoming pipe band season and fundraising featuring heavily in band activity. Innerleithen Pipe Band has been no different. This post is a summary of Band activity in the

Disappointing Result at Peebles Contest for Tweedvale Pipe Band

The penultimate contest of the 2016 pipe band season saw Tweedvale Pipe Band on home ground competing in the pipe band contest at the Peebles Highland Games. Held in its traditional venue of Hay Lodge Park, the Peebles Highland Games enjoyed

Quality Performances at World Championships by Tweedvale Pipe Band!

Tweedvale Pipe Band travelled to Glasgow on Saturday 13 August to participate in the largest pipe band contest on the planet, the World Pipe Band Championships. Held on Glasgow Green, the World’s attracted 230 bands from all across the globe

Successful Days Contesting at North Berwick for Tweedvale

Early August, Saturday 6th, saw the band travel to North Berwick to participate in the Royal Burgh of North Berwick Highland Games at Recreation Park, North Berwick. The North Berwick contest was played out in dry sunny conditions that brought