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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

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

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

Scottish Schools' Champions for Third Year in a Row

Our Pipes & Drums were crowned Scottish Schools' Pipe Band Champions in the Juvenile Grade for the third year in succession on Sunday 12 March. The event took place at James...Read More

Posted on 16 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Pipe band perform to international audience at Scottish Parliament

Watson's Pipes & Drums have played to an international audience of ministers and heads of delegation at a summit held at the Scottish Parliament. The Edinburgh International...Read More

Posted on 08 September 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

World Champions 2016

Our Juvenile band and drum corps finished their season in high spirits as they won the World Championships on Saturday 13 August. With over 230 competing bands performing for...Read More

Posted on 15 August 2016 By Mr Iain Simpson

Watson's Drummers Are Champions of Europe

Our Novice (A) and Juvenile bands travelled north to compete at the European Pipe Band Championships at Grant Park in Forres on Saturday 25 June.  The Juvenile drummers...Read More

Posted on 29 June 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

Good Times on the Japan Trip

Pipes & Drums are now on their fifth day of their trip to Japan. So far they have performed with a Junior High School Brass band at Moji Port (see video below), at the Rugby...Read More

Posted on 30 April 2014 By Mr Iain Simpson

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