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Pilley Electrical Services Ltd. – Sponsorship

The band are delighted to announce recently having secured its first ever sponsorship deal.Pilley Electrical Services is a family run business based in Stirling, who specialise in the highest quality of electrical work, carried out throughout Scotland.The company are led … Continue reading

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National Youth PB

Congratulations to Wallacestone bass drummer Kris Scobbie who was part of the NYPB who opened the concert for the current World Pipe Band Champions, Boghall & Bathgate, at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow yesterday.The show was part of the … Continue reading

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New Tuition Programme

The band are absolutely delighted to introduce our brand new Wallacestone & District Pipe Band Tuition Programme! With over 150 combined years experience in the piping and drumming community, our tutors are here to take you from Chanter to Pipes … Continue reading

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New Pipe Major appointed

After the departure of PM Neil Henderson in December, an EGM was held last month and piper Ciaran Payne, who has been a member of the band for the past five years, was appointed the band’s 9th Pipe Major.The band … Continue reading

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Pipe Major Stands Down

After 11 seasons in charge, Pipe Major Neil Henderson has decided to stand down for the role.The announcement was made at the band’s AGM held in Brightons on 8th December. Neil can proudly look back on a very successful tenure … Continue reading

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2022 Season – Recruitment Drive

The 2022 contest season has now come to an end with the band unable to compete at as many contests as hoped.With Covid in the ranks, the band was forced to withdraw from the European Championships at Inverness, but did … Continue reading

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Queen’s Honours success for Anderson Brothers

Huge congratulations to Tommy and Peter Anderson who were both Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) in the recent Queen’s Honours list and were recognised for their contribution to piping and pipe band drumming. Both brothers have … Continue reading

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135th Anniversary Tune Contest

Wallacestone and District Pipe Band celebrate our 135th anniversary in 2022 and to commemorate this we are launching a composition contest! Tunes should be in March format with any time signature permitted. 1st prize is £500 and the winning tune … Continue reading

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Contests Resume After Two Year Break

The band was delighted to return to the competition field at Battery Park in Greenock on 21st May when they took part in the Grade Two Contest at the British Pipe Band Championships.No silverware this time round, but happy to … Continue reading

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2021 Update

This will be the first news update for some time, mainly because the webmaster has been living abroad and hasn’t kept up to date with the weekly goings on within the band, but also because there hasn’t been too much … Continue reading

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