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2 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

Just come across this interesting piece of nostalgia from 1973.

Check it out at www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/history/remembering-glasgow-took-one-corporation-16087060
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Just come across this interesting piece of nostalgia from 1973.

Check it out at https://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/history/remembering-glasgow-took-one-corporation-16087060

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Seventies hair and spectacle styles did not go well with feather bonnets and number 1's!

Thanks for posting, I heard a lot about those days when I was growing up.

What a nice surprise to see the band of yesterday’s from Martin and Margaret

That’s where the tune comes from eh??

So was the reason for the tune “ Glasgow Week in Hamburg “

I like the bus !!!

I remember this poster on Ewan’s bedroom wall as a teenager #we'vebeentogetherawhile

Am i surprised you say that..... thankfully their extinct...😊😊

I had one as well ..... great pipe tune as well

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4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

When you see a face like this, makes all the hard work worthwhile. Well done Archie Johnston on receiving his set of Wallace Bagpipes this morning from PM Emmett Conway. ... See MoreSee Less

When you see a face like this, makes all the hard work worthwhile. Well done Archie Johnston on receiving his set of Wallace Bagpipes this morning from PM Emmett Conway.

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Congratulations from 🇨🇦

❤️❤️ Absolutely BRILLIANT ❤️❤️

What a great achievement Archie. Well done .

Well done Archie!Great to see you and your brother at the Mull and Iona last week.Congratulations😊😊

Well earned Archie!

Congratulations. Archie! 🎶

Brilliant you must be so proud Jen and Andy

Oh bless him! Very well done young man and what a fantastic prize!

That smile says it all well done archie

Well done Archie great news!! You’re definitely a star of the future along with your brother!! I enjoyed having a tune with you both last weekend. Keep up the great work 😉👍

Fantastic Archie well achieved

Welling up here Emmett Conway. Superb photos!! Awesome Archie!! x x x x

You are looking fab Emmett Conway

Brilliant! Well done Archie. 🎶🎉

Well done Archie! Jennifer you and Andy must be so proud.xx

Amy Hammond

Congratulations. Awesome photos

Well in Archie

May you keep that thrill and excitement as you grow. Well done

Brilliant photo and well done Archie.

So amazing seeing Archie’s reaction 🥰 thank you so much Wallace bagpipes- he’s still up playing them just now 🤣😍 xx

I love his expression Keep up the good work archie you are doing the Mull and Iona Pipe Band proud

Uck look at his wee face he’s so excited... and so is the wee boy that won the pipes

That’s so awesome!

Maybe a future band member

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4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

Another Shotts Junior Piping and Drumming Championship has come and gone. Congratulations to all the prize winners and thanks to everyone who came out to support the event! Stay tuned for full results and more photos from the competition, which we can confirm will return this coming November! #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

Another Shotts Junior Piping and Drumming Championship has come and gone. Congratulations to all the prize winners and thanks to everyone who came out to support the event! Stay tuned for full results and more photos from the competition, which we can confirm will return this coming November! #shottsjuniorcomp

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

R.G. Hardie & Co. have donated a Heritage set of Peter Henderson bagpipes for our junior competition. Shotts bass drummer Jamie Matheson had the opportunity to ask Alastair Dunn, Director at R.G. Hardie, a bit about the pipes. #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

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Jamie ❤️❤️

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

McCallum Bagpipes Ltd have donated a set of Duncan MacRae pipes to be won by one of the young pipers today. Andrew Bova caught up with McCallum’s employee and Shotts Piper Andrew Brodlie who told us a little bit about the instrument. #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

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nice set pipes to win 🤗

I know seen it fantastic eh x

Cathy Hanley 😂

Andrew Stuart Gareth

That’s my boy Andrew on the right. Give this a listen.

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4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

The first prize giving has come and gone. Full results will be posted later on, but well done to Caitlyn Paxton who won the 15 and Under stick and pad event as well as Archie Johnstone who took the overall chanter prize and a set of Wallace Bagpipes! #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

The first prize giving has come and gone. Full results will be posted later on, but well done to Caitlyn Paxton who won the 15 and Under stick and pad event as well as Archie Johnstone who took the overall chanter prize and a set of Wallace Bagpipes! #shottsjuniorcomp

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Brilliant, Archie!

Wee champ x

Amazing Archie, well done...! Keep up the great work. 🎼🎶🎵👍🏻

Amazing! Well done xx

That is fantastic, way to go Archie x

Congratulations. Well done

Great support for newer players

Well done archie

Well done guys..

Fantastic ! Well do be Archie ! X

Very good x

Way to go Archie!! 😊😊

Well done Archie. Great prize! Enjoy.

So well donexx

Amazing - well done Archie

Wow fantastic Archie,well done .xx

Awesome! Well done Archie and Caitlyn!

Well done Archie x

Fantastic xx

Well done, Archie! Enjoy the pipes 👍

Great prize 👌

Andrew 😍

What a boy!😁

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4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

We’re about to start our afternoon prize giving for some of our events that finished this morning. Wallace Bagpipes have donated a set of pipes that will be given to the overall winner of our chanter events! Here is Shotts Piper James McCallum with some information about the pipes to be won. #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

There’s some great support on display from friends and bandmates at today’s competition! #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

There’s some great support on display from friends and bandmates at today’s competition! #shottsjuniorcomp

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

And they’re off! Good luck to all the competitors competing in today’s Junior Piping and Drumming Championship! #shottsjuniorcomp ... See MoreSee Less

And they’re off! Good luck to all the competitors competing in today’s Junior Piping and Drumming Championship! #shottsjuniorcomp

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Good luck everyone

Good luck to everyone competing today

Good luck to everyone.

Have a great day today💪

Good luck

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4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

The Shotts and Dykehead Junior Piping and Drumming Championship is tomorrow! We’re busy with last-minute preparations... like setting out all the fantastic prizes ready to be won! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

We are delighted to announce Canning Reedmakers' continued support of our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship! ... See MoreSee Less

We are delighted to announce Canning Reedmakers continued support of our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship!

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

We are thrilled to announce G1Reeds.com as a sponsor of this year's piping events at our Junior Championship! ... See MoreSee Less

We are thrilled to announce G1Reeds.com as a sponsor of this years piping events at our Junior Championship!

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

It is with great pleasure that we can introduce Indigenous Music as a new sponsor of our Piping Championship! ... See MoreSee Less

It is with great pleasure that we can introduce Indigenous Music as a new sponsor of our Piping Championship!

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Is the piping championship open to spectators or a closed event? My son would love to come and watch thanks

The event is open to all so come along and see how it works.

Magical.

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

We'd like to thank Wallace Bagpipes for their continued support of our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship. ... See MoreSee Less

Wed like to thank Wallace Bagpipes for their continued support of our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship.

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

We are delighted to announce R.G. Hardie & Co. as a sponsor of this year's Junior Piping and Drumming Competition! ... See MoreSee Less

We are delighted to announce R.G. Hardie & Co. as a sponsor of this years Junior Piping and Drumming Competition!

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

We are thrilled to announce that McCallum Bagpipes Ltd is continuing their sponsorship of our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship! ... See MoreSee Less

We are thrilled to announce that McCallum Bagpipes Ltd is continuing their sponsorship of our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship!

4 months ago

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band

With 24 hours to go before our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship, we are pleased to announce that Maverick is sponsoring our championship for a fourth consecutive year! ... See MoreSee Less

With 24 hours to go before our Junior Piping and Drumming Championship, we are pleased to announce that Maverick is sponsoring our championship for a fourth consecutive year!
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RISE Concert CD

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band is a name that needs no introduction. Over its 100+ year history, Shotts has established itself as one of the most successful, innovative and respected pipe bands of all time.

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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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Shotts Qualifies for Worlds Final

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band has qualified for the Grade 1 final at the World Pipe Band Championships tomorrow, after competing in the qualifying round earlier today.

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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 Drum Corps Win Worlds

The World Pipe Band Championship is undoubtedly the most important day on the calendar of pipe bands and as such is a real test of the band’s progress.

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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 Members to Perform at NYPB Concert

The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland – the premier youth piping and drumming organisation in the world – is performing at the SECC Clyde Auditorium on Saturday, 30 November, at 3pm.

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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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Shotts at the World Pipe Band Championships

The build-up to the 2013 World Pipe Band Championships was an intense week for the band, with practices taking place at the Shotts band hall, as well as outside West Brewery at Glasgow Green on the Thursday and Friday before the competition.

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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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Introducing The New Shotts

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band is delighted to introduce its new band for 2013, with a brand new membership, website, logo, repertoire, and more!

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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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