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Pipes and Drums Internal Competition Results

This year's Internal Solo Piping, Snare Drumming & Tenor Drumming competitions took place in the Music School on Sunday 8 October. With over 240 performances spread throughout...Read More

Posted on 17 October 2017

Happy 20th Birthday to the George Watson's Family Foundation

Today we celebrate 20 years of the George Watson’s Family Foundation, and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported the Foundation...Read More

Posted on 02 October 2017

Caritas Strings Concert - Sunday 27 August - Canongate Kirk

Caritas Strings will be performing a public concert in the beautiful surroundings of Canongate Kirk on Sunday 27 August at 7.30pm. The concert includes works...Read More

Posted on 21 August 2017

Watson's Drummers Are On Top Of The World

The drummers of the Novice A band were crowned World Champions for the twelfth time, winning the Best Drum Corps title in their category at the World Pipe Band Championships,...Read More

Posted on 21 August 2017

Drama Trip Returns from Greece

After an amazing week touring the ancient theatres of Greece, 21 pupils returned back to Edinburgh this weekend.                  ...Read More

Posted on 10 July 2017 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Remembering Sir Roger Young

Last night we celebrated the legacy of former Principal Sir Roger Young. Guests at the event, held in the Music School, heard recollections from former Principals, staff and...Read More

Posted on 30 June 2017 By Mr David Brown

West Side Story

Summer Production, 20-23 June 2017 Audiences this year were treated to a fantastic Summer Production of West Side Story.                ...Read More

Posted on 29 June 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Drummers On A Roll At UK Championships

Following on from winning the British Championship title, the Juvenile Band drum corps secured the UK Pipe Band Championship title held on Saturday in Belfast, Northern...Read More

Posted on 15 June 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Juvenile Drummers Are The Best of British

Our Novice (A) and Juvenile bands travelled to Paisley to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20 May. The Juvenile drummers at Watson's finished as the Best...Read More

Posted on 26 May 2017 By Mr Terry Rodgers

Pipes & Drums Enjoy Their 15th Japanese Trip

The Pipes & Drums have just returned from another unforgettable trip to southern Japan. Once again there were many highlights including performing in a street parade at the...Read More

Posted on 10 May 2017 By Mr Iain Simpson

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