The Perth and District Pipe Band has officially been upgraded to grade 3B!
On the 15th September The band exercised its right to play through the streets of the City of Perth
21 Pipers ,8 Sides and 4 Tenors on Parade
We played at various points in the centre of the city as well as at Horse Cross this was while the Continental market and food fayre was on as well
The band then made its way to the viewing platform where we were met by our Patron Dr John and Sara Hulbert for a few photos to mark the occasion.
Then some were off for lunch at Brown and Blacks others to the Pub as the case may be.
Congratulation son our first timers today, Cian McDonnell, Kyle Stewart, and Rory Stewart
he Pipey (in his role as Piper to the society ) played at the first ceilidh of the season
Pitlochry Highland games
the band played well through out the day with just a few wee mistakes keeping us out of the first three prizes
2nd in the street march and 4th in the competition
Then marched up to Fishers Hotel in Pitlochry where there were a few tunes and a few drams
On the 1st September the band went up to the Royal Highland Gathering at Braemar.
a long but enjoyable day where Alison Duthie (aka Mrs Pipey) made her debut on the Tenor Drum
A big thanks to Ian Sinclair for stepping in on bass as Mark had injured himself at work