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More Success at Dunbar

Wallacestone’s first outdoor contest of the season took place at Dunbar on Saturday 13th May where the band once again finished 1st in grade 3, this time from a field of 9 bands. Pipe Major Neil Henderson was delighted with the result, … Continue reading

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Great start at Livingston

The 2017 competition season got underway in the best possible way at the weekend. Taking part in the Lothian & Borders Branch contest at James Young High,Livingston, the band entered two bands and won both 1st and 2nd prize in … Continue reading

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1887 to 2017 – 130 Years of History

With the 2017 competition season almost upon us and the band newly upgraded to grade 3A, they are currently preparing to take part at the indoor contest at Livingston on Saturday 1st April. This year marks the 130th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Band Wins Promotion

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association has announced that after a meeting of its Music Board on Saturday 17th September, Wallacestone & District is to be promoted to grade 3A. This is wonderful news for the band after a successful … Continue reading

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Band Finishes On High Note

After a consistent competing season the band managed to “up it’s game” and finish in the top three places at the final two Major Championships. At Dumbarton on 30th July they were placed third at the Scottish Championships and two weeks later … Continue reading

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Success at Burntisland

The band enjoyed a successful day at Burntisland in Fife last weekend, winning both the grade 3 and grade 2 contests and also picking up the grade 3 drumming prize. You can view both of these performances below. This weekend they will … Continue reading

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Top 3 Finish at Forres

The band produced another solid run of their medley in the European Championships which were held in Forres on 25th June and finished a very respectable third place in grade 3B, with the 2622 (Highland) Squadron RAF taking the title. There … Continue reading

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More success at Lochore

The band had a very busy day on Saturday 18th June when they took part in the Linlithgow Gala day, then rushed over to Lochore in Fife to take part in the local contest. Their efforts paid off, with the … Continue reading

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UK Championships – Belfast

The band were delighted to bounce back with a much improved performance at Stormont at the weekend where they tied on points with the winning band in grade 3B, narrowly losing out to Matt Boyd Memorial PB on ensemble preference … Continue reading

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Prize list at Paisley – looking for better

The band failed to play it’s best at the British Championships but still managed to make the prize list in 6th place. Since then they have managed to pick up a number of prizes at the smaller games where they … Continue reading

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