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Second Contest set-back at British Championships 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. The event enjoyed good weather, sunny though breezy

At the Double for Tweedvale Pipe Band at Dunbar!!

Tweedvale Pipe Band travelled to East Lothian last Saturday 14 May to take part in the thirty fourth annual pipe band contest at the Hallhill Centre Dunbar, traditionally the first outdoor pipe band contest of the new season in the

2016 – 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


Tweedvale Pipe Band’s close season started with the disappointing news that the band has been downgraded by the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) from Grade 3B to Grade 4A with immediate effect. The band found out the news directly


Tweedvale Pipe Band’s contest season ended on a high note last Saturday 12 September with their participation in the St Ronan’s Pipe Band Championships. Held in the grounds of St Ronan’s Primary School the Innerleithen contest, as has become a

Disappointment at Peebles Pipe Band Contest for Tweedvale Pipe Band

Tweedvale Pipe Band’s contest season continued last Saturday 05 September with their attendance at the pipe band contests held as part of Peebles Highland Games. Held in its traditional venue of Hay Lodge Park, the Peebles Highland Games enjoyed some

Tweedvale Pipe Band picks up prizes at Edinburgh Pipe Band Championships.

Tweedvale Pipe Band continued their competition season last Saturday 22 August by participating in the Edinburgh Pipe Band Championships and managed to come away from the event with two 4th place finishes. Held at the Royal Highland Centre Ingliston, the

Tweedvale Pipe Band Performs at World Pipe Band Championships.

Tweedvale Pipe Band traveled to Glasgow last Saturday 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 to compete

Encouraging Performances for Tweedvale Pipe Band at North Berwick

After a hiatus of 5 years, Tweedvale Pipe Band has resumed competing on the pipe band competition circuit. The band has entered six contests in the later months of the season and has already attended two events. Their first contest