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British Champions Again

The Pipes & Drums won the Juvenile British Championships for the third year in succession in Ballymena, Northern Ireland on Saturday 23 June. The drum corps was also crowned...Read More

Posted on 25 June 2007

Pipe Band Receive Standing Ovation

Pipes & Drums have just returned from a fantastic trip to Ontario, Canada. On arrival, the band participated in the Kincardine Scottish Festival, playing in the opening and...Read More

Posted on 25 July 2007

European Champions

Following hot on the heels of their recent trip to Canada both the Juvenile Band and the Drum Corps won the Juvenile European Championships at the weekend. This means that we have...Read More

Posted on 02 August 2007

World Championship Wins in Glasgow

Our Pipes & Drums came away from the World Pipe Band Championships yesterday with three world championship titles. However this year's championship wins were notable for three...Read More

Posted on 12 August 2007

Superb End to the Season

As newly crowned World Champions, George Watson’s Pipes and Drums were the ones to beat at the last major championship of the season, the Cowal Highland Gathering on Saturday...Read More

Posted on 27 August 2007

Choir Competition Provides Pre-Holiday Entertainment

The annual House choir competition took place this morning and was well contested by all four houses. Each choir performed Da Doo Ron Ron and picked another musical item, which...Read More

Posted on 12 October 2007

Young Drummer takes on the World

At the World Solo Drumming Championships held in Glasgow on Saturday, Christopher Trew (S2) came third in the U13 age category. The event held at Glasgow Caledonian University...Read More

Posted on 29 October 2007

Pipers to Play for First Minister

George Watson’s College World Championship winning Pipes & Drums have been invited by the Scottish Government to perform at the Jig in the Gardens, Edinburgh’s free...Read More

Posted on 29 November 2007

Civic Reception for Pipe Band

The Pipes & Drums of George Watson’s College have been invited to a Civic Reception at the City Chambers by Lord Provost George Grubb, on Monday. This is in recognition...Read More

Posted on 31 January 2008

GWC win Mini Band Competitions

Our Pipe Band started their 2008 season on a positive note at the George Watson’s College External Mini Band Competition on Sunday, winning both the Senior and Junior Mini...Read More

Posted on 10 March 2008

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