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Photos from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band's post

Shotts and Dykehead was well represented at the annual Duncan Johnstone Memorial Competition last weekend. The overall winner of the event was Pipe Sergeant Steven Leask, who won the B Grade ... See more

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3 months ago
Bill Livingstone joins Shotts in an Old School Set

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia are delighted to release the latest video recording from our sold out ‘Rise’ concert at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall last August. Thank you once again to ... See more

A second set from RIse, Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band's Worlds' Week Concert given in Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on 9 August 2017. The 'Worlds we...

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4 months ago

Congratulations to Shotts Piper Sarah Muir, who traveled to Kansas City and won the Midwest Highland Arts Fund North American Professional Ceol Beag Competition at Winter Storm!

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4 months ago
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4 months ago
Siskiyou Set: Shotts and Dykehead Live at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Whilst the pipe band world has been enjoying the off season, Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia has been quietly working away in the background towards the release of our new album - a live recording from ... See more

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band under Pipe Major Ryan Canning presented 'Rise', the 2017 Worlds Week Concert in Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall. It was ...

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4 months ago

Many of our band members are busy entertaining at various Hogmanay parties this evening. Piper Dan Nevans and bass drummer Jamie Matheson are entertaining the crowds at Glasgow Cottiers. Happy New ... See more

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5 months ago

Shotts piper Dan Nevans is through to the next round of the Scots Guards Club's Knockout Contest. On Sunday evening Dan and Jamie Elder, of Inveraray and District Pipe Band, came head to head in the ... See more

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6 months ago

Shotts pipers Danny Hutcheson and Luke Kennedy enjoyed playing at last night's St Andrew's Day Ceilidh in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. They took to the stage as part of the National Youth Pipe ... See more

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6 months ago
Photos from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band's post

Saturday was a busy day for our Pipe Major, Ryan Canning, who judged the Chanter events at #ShottsJuniorComp! His company, Canning Reedmakers, sponsored a number of events providing copies of The ... See more

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6 months ago
Photos from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band's post

We'd like to thank Armstrong Bagpipes who donated a set of ABM4a Bagpipes for the Aged 18 and Under Overall Winner, Finlay Cameron, presented by Chris Armstrong.

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Shotts to headline the 2017 ‘Pre-Worlds’ concert

The Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band is delighted to announce that Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band will headline the 2017 ‘Pre-Worlds’ concert at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday, 9 August 2017. Shotts and Dykehead will present ‘Rise’, a programme of music that will showcase selections from both their competitive and performance repertoires.

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Great Results for Shotts in Worlds Build-up

The 2015 pipe band season has been a good one for Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band. The band has broken the ‘top three’ in all four major championships so far, with only one more major to go, at the World Pipe Band Championships next weekend.

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Reinvented, In Review

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia has finally gained access to the first official video recording from the recent Reinvented concert, held at the Aberdeen Music Hall on Saturday, 2 May.

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Shotts Keep Busy During Worlds Week

The Shotts pipers and drummers had a busy week preparing for the World Pipe Band Championships but a number of our members were extra busy by being involved with additional events as a part of the Piping Live! festival.

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Shotts Soloists Shine in London

Soloists from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band featured in the prize list last weekend at the annual Scottish Piping Society of London (SPSL) competition held on Saturday, 2 November 2013, in Kensington.

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Shotts Drummers in Solo Success

It was a successful day for members of the Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band when eight members of the band’s drum corps competed at the World Solo Drumming Championships in Glasgow on 19 October, 2013.

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Gourock Cancelled

The Gourock Highland Games, scheduled yesterday on Sunday 12 May, was unfortunately cancelled this past weekend due to poor conditions in the water-logged park.

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New Pipe Sergeant Glenn Brown

Pipe Major Ryan Canning has confirmed his first appointment in charge of The House of Edgar Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band. Former band member Glenn Brown has accepted the position of Pipe Sergeant.

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