Author Archives: Greig

Summer School – bookings now open!

We are delighted to announce that the applications for this years school are now open! You can sign up via our site www.edinburghpipinganddrummingschool.com or alternatively contact us for an application form. Please also note that due to issues in many … Continue reading

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Inveraray and District – 2016 British Champions

Inveraray and District Pipe Band today won the first “major” of the year in grade 1 at the British Championships in Paisley. The band held off stiff competition from Field Marshall Montgomery, St Laurence O’ Toole and current World Champions … Continue reading

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Another fun filled Summer School in Edinburgh!

The 2014 Edinburgh Piping and Drumming Summer School was once again a great success. Over 30 pupils of all ages and abilities were brought together for 3 days of fun filled piping and drumming. Instructors were delighted and impressed with … Continue reading

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Success for Inveraray at Forres – 2014 European Champions!

Inveraray and District clinched the title of grade 1 European Champions totday at the annual event in Forres.The band held off World Champions Field Marshal Montgomery to clinch the top spot. This is the band’s maiden win in the top … Continue reading

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Summer School is Go!

Castle Bagpipes will be providing tuition at the first ever piping and drumming summer school based in Edinburgh city centre. “The Edinburgh Piping and Drumming Summer School” will be held from 10th – 12th July 2103 at Drummond Community High … Continue reading

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A trip to Brittany with Kevrenn Alre

Greig had the good fortune to travel to Brittany recently to play in competition with Kevrenn Alre, one of the premier “bagad” or groups in France. The grade 1 bagad contest is held each year in Brest at Le Quartz … Continue reading

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Castle Bagpipes arrives in the Borders

Castle Bagpipes is pleased to be teaching piping in conjunction with Stow Pipe Band, Scottish Borders.  As many people will be aware, the Scottish Borders Pipe Band (made up of members from Stow and Hawick pipe bands) have recently won … Continue reading

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Competitive Success for Greig in 2012

After an incredible year around the highland games circuit having a wonderful time sharing many tunes and laughs with friends and fellow competitors it comes the time to jot down all of the prizes won and send them off to … Continue reading

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In tune with d2 percussion in Auchterarder

Castle Bagpipes, again in partnership with D2 Percussion, have begun providing piping and drumming tuition at the Community School of Auchterarder. The Perth and Kinross School have never had a pipe band before and early indication shows a fantastic uptake … Continue reading

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Castle Bagpipes new to Clifton Hall

Castle Bagpipes, in partnership with our friends at D2 Percussion (www.d2percussion.co.uk) are pleased to be providing peripatetic bagpipe tuition at Clifton Hall School, Newbridge, Edinburgh. This small independent nursery, junior and senior school has been in existence since 1930 and we very much look forward … Continue reading

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