The Piobaireachd Society
Patron HM The Queen

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Donald MacDonald

Donald MacDonald Volume 2 Manuscript (1826)

The Piobaireachd Society is pleased to announce the publication of Donald MacDonald's Collection of Piobaireachd Volume 2, manuscript (1826), by Roderick Cannon and Keith Sanger.  It is available price £30 from the Piping Centre and the College of Piping. Volume 1, Donald MacDonald's book of Pio...

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General Thomason Centenary

A successful event was held on 12 July in Inverallan Cemetery Grantown on Spey to mark 100 years since the death of General Charles Thomason.  General Thomason was the author of the biggest ever collection of Piobaireachd, Ceol Mor, published in 1900. It was the first collection to lay out piobaire...

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Archie Kenneth Competition 2011 results

Archie Kenneth Quaich Competition 5/3/11 [caption id="attachment_5199" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="2011 Archie Kenneth Winner Tom Peterkin with John Frater Alan Forbes and James Kenny"][/caption] 1st Tom Peterkin MacLeod of Raasay's Salute 2nd John Frater The Kings Taxes 3rd Alan Fo...

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Annual Newsletter 2011

Newsletter January 2011 Welcome to the annual newsletter for members of the Piobaireachd Society. The most visited area on our website is Set Tunes. This shows the continuing importance, like it or not, of competition in Piobaireachd. Competitions need to be judged and one of the Society’s r...