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Renfrew Pipe Band Competition

Saturday 20 July, 2024

Get ready for the skirl of the bagpipes and the beat of the drum!

Date: Saturday 20 July
Time: 10am – 5.30pm
Venue: Robertson Park, Renfrew

Renfrew will come alive with pipe bands from across Scotland and loads of family activities for all ages. There will be something for everyone at this great local celebration.

For those coming for the bands, it looks to be another exciting competition.

Judges from the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association will be scoring the bands on their performances across various grades.

Massed bands march past at 5.15pm.


Novice Juvenile B (static start)

North Lanarkshire Schools
10am
Pipe Major:
Darren Sommerville
Tartan:
Spirit of North Lanarkshire
Duncan Macinnes, Teribus, Corriechoillies Welcome to the Northern Meeting, Mhairi’s Wedding

Renfrewshire Development
10.08am
Pipe Major:
Keith Bowes  
Tartan:
Blue Ramsay
Glen Caladh Castle, Dornoch Links, Earl of Mansfield and Campbells Farewell


Grade 4B / Novice Juvenile B

Greyfriers Pipe Band
10.30am
Pipe Major:
Mark Rennie
Tartan:
Ancient Douglas
The Liberton Pipe Band, Men of Argyll, Captain Norman Orr Ewing, The Sweet Maid of Glendaruel

Kilbarchan (4B)
10.38am
Pipe Major:
Emily Anderson 
Tartan:
Ancient MacLeod of Harris
Greenwoodside, Jenny’s Bawbee, PM Willie Gray’s Farewell to the Glasgow Police, The Pipers Cave

Dumbarton & District
10.46am
Pipe Major:
Mark Dunlop 
Tartan:
Lennox
The Drunken Piper,  Greenwoodside, The 25th K.O.S.B. Farewell to Meerut, Mackays Farewell to the 74th

Dunoon Argyll
10.54am
Pipe Major:
Scott Wilson       
Tartan:
Ancient Lamont
Liberton Pipe Band, The Weary Maid, The Brown Haired Maiden, High Road to Gairloch

Paisley & District RBL
11.02am
Pipe Major:
Brian Robinson
Tartan:
Blue Ramsay
The Sweet Maid of Glendaruel, Acheny Glen, The Earl of Mansfield, The Pipers Cave

Irvine & District
11.10am
Pipe Major:
Scott Garden
Tartan:
McLean of Duart
Coppermill, Teribus, Burning of the Pipers Hut, The Pipers Cave

2 Scots Pipes, Drums & Bugles
11.18am
Pipe Major:
Lilbahadur Gurung
Tartan:
Red Erskine
The Atholl and Breadalbane Gathering, Mackenzie Highlanders, The Pipers Cave, Men of Argyll

Govan Community
11.26am
Pipe Major:
Thomas Rankine
Tartan:
Royal Stewart
Donald Macleans Farewell to Oban, Dorrator Bridge, Lexi McAskill

Kilsyth Thistle
11.34am

Kilmarnock
11.42am
Pipe Major: Paul Warren 
Tartan:
Ayrshire
Hugh Kennedy,  Donald MacLellan of Rothesay, Mrs MacDonald of Dunach, Father John MacMillan of Barra

Uddingston Strathclyde
11.50am
Pipe Major:
Stephen Brody  
Tartan:
Fraser Red Muted
Pipe Major William Ross’s Farewell to the Scots Guards, The Pipers Cave, Campbell’s Farewell to Redcastle, The Earl of Mansfield

Tulliallan Pipes & Drums
11.58am
Pipe Major:
Alan Stevenson
Tartan:
Loch Lomond
79th Farewell to Gibraltar, Pipers Cave, PM William Ross Farewell to 2nd Batt Scots Guards, The Siege of Delhi

Barrhead
12.06pm
Pipe Major:
Iain Grant          
Tartan:
Grey Stewart
Weary Maid, Duncan McInnes, Terribus, Campbells Farewell to Redcastle


Grade 4A

North Lanarkshire Schools
12.30pm
Pipe Major:
Ross Cowan 
Tartan:
Spirit of North Lanarkshire
Pipe Major Willie Gray’s Farewell to the Glasgow Police, Maggie Cameron, Captain Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree

Paisley & District RBL
12.38pm
Pipe Major:
Brian Robinson 
Tartan:
Blue Ramsay
The Sweet Maid of Glendaruel, Acheny Glen, The Earl of Mansfield, The Pipers Cave

Govan Community
12.46pm
Pipe Major:
Thomas Rankine  
Tartan:
Royal Stewart
Donald Macleans Farewell to Oban, Dorrator Bridge, Lexi McAskill

Rothesay & District
12.54pm
Pipe Major:
Neil Gillies
Tartan: Stuart of Bute
PM Willie Ross, Dornoch Links, Senaids Tune, Molly Connel, The Brown Haired Maiden

Renfrewshire Schools
1.02pm
Pipe Major:
Keith Bowes 
Tartan:
Blue Ramsay
Donald McLellan of Rothesay, Susan MacLeod, Sound of Sleat

Strathendrick
1.10pm
Pipe Major:
Colin Johnstone   
Tartan:
Lomond & Clyde
Atholl And Breadalbane Gathering, The Caledonian Canal, The Brown Haired Maid


Grade 3 (medley)

Kilbarchan
2pm
Pipe Major:
Brian Knight 
Tartan:
Ancient MacLeod of Harris
Una MacIntyre, Bronnis Blue Brozzi, Kate Martin, Tha Mi Sgith, Susan Johnston, The Ness Pipers

Lowerclyde Pipes & Drums
2.08pm
Pipe Major:
Gordon McDermid
Tartan:
Inverclyde
Stornaway Bay, Rose Among the Heather, The Banks of the Lee, Jig #2, Out of the Ayr

Milngavie
2.16pm
Pipe Major:
Zac Simpson 
Tartan:
Weathered Buchanan
Felicitie Stuart, Beth Lyall, Rory Gallagher, The Girl from Dungannon, Calum Campbell of Benbecula, The Dancer, The Big Turnout

Renfrewshire Schools 
2.24pm   
Pipe Major: Keith Bowes
Tartan: Blue Ramsay
Fiddler’s Trip, The Curlew, Highland Honours, Aspen Bank, Prince of Wales, Richard Dyers

Livingston Caledonia
2.32pm
Pipe Major:
Ali Hutton 
Tartan:
Livingston Caledonia
Temptation Hill (Raasay), Life Line, Chef Nelson of the High Seas, The Black Sands, Katla, Toria’s 50th

Uddingston Strathclyde
2.40pm
Pipe Major:
John Ligget   
Tartan:
Fraser Red Muted
The Founders Club, The Duck, Lieutenant Maguires jig, Seonaidhs Air, Seonaidhs Tune, Orange and Blue, The Muckle Dram


Grade 2 

Uddingston
3.00pm
Pipe Major:
John Bowes  
Tartan:
Kyle Inglis
The Marchioness of Tulllibarden, The Islay Ball, Major Manson

Lowerclyde Pipes & Drums
3.09pm
Pipe Major:
Gordon McDermid 
Tartan:
Inverclyde
The Glenfinnan Highland Gathering, Captain Colin Campbell, The Smith of Chillichassie

Milngavie
3.16pm
Pipe Major:
Alexander Graham
Tartan:
Weathered Buchanan
John MacDonald of Glencoe, Caber Feidh, Dolina Mackay

Kilbarchan
3.25pm
Pipe Major:
Brian Knight    
Tartan:
Ancient MacLeod of Harris
Glen Caladh Castle, Dora Macleod, Captain Lachlan McPhail of Tiree

Livingston Caledonia
3.36pm
Pipe Major:
Ali Hutton 
Tartan:
Livingston Caledonia
Knightswood Ceilidh, The Ewe wi the Crooked Horn, The Angler

Uddingston Strathclyde
3.45pm
Pipe Major:
John Ligget 
Tartan:
Fraser Red Muted
Father John McMillan of Barra, Captain Colin Campbell, Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree


Grade 1

Uddingston
4.10pm
Pipe Major:
John Bowes
Tartan:
Muted Red Fraser
P/M J. McWilliams, Blackley of Hillside, AA Camerons Strathspey, AA Cameron Jig, The Need for Tweed, Little Bird, Macleods Reel, Archie Kenneth

Scottish Power
4.20pm
Pipe Major:
Christopher Armstrong
Tartan:
Scottish Power

Johnstone
4.30pm
Pipe Major: Donald Mackay
Tartan:
Blue MacKay

 

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