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2018 Contest Season Ends – Research Continues

The first season back in grade two for many years has now come to an end with the band struggling to break into the prize list at the major competitions. The players will be disappointed with the results despite putting … Continue reading

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2018 UK Championships – Belfast

The band will be heading across the water to Northern Ireland on Friday to take part in the UK Pipe Band Championships. This is a relatively new contest, which was brought in a few years ago to replace the Cowal … Continue reading

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British Championships 2018 – Concert Photos

The new competition season is now upon us and the band will take part in the grade 2 contest at the British Championships to be held in Paisley on Saturday 19th May. This should be a challenging season for the … Continue reading

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Wallacestone Pipe Band Concert

The band has spent the long winter nights preparing new music and resurrecting some older favourites for their forthcoming concert. “There and Back Again” hints at the band’s recent successes and their aim of returning once more to the top … Continue reading

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Regradings Announced By RSPBA

The band received the recognition they deserved today (23rd September) when the music board of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association met and announced the regradings for the 2018 competition season. Both Wallacestone, who finished as Champion of Champions in … Continue reading

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Third Place at Scottish Championships

The band were slightly below their best at Dumbarton last weekend but still managed a top three finish which keeps them top of the table with only the World Championships on 12th of August between them and the Champion of … Continue reading

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Success Continues at European Championships

Another Major  title was added to this seasons successes when the band took the grade 3A European Champions last weekend in Forres. This now leaves the band five points clear in the race for the coveted Champion of Champions title, … Continue reading

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UK Championship Win in Belfast

The band travelled to Belfast last weekend to attend the UK Pipe Band Championships which were held on the Stormont Estate in the city. Playing third out of a field of 14 bands in grade 3A they put in there … Continue reading

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Winning Ways Continue

The band put in a very creditable performance at the first Major Championship of the season at Paisley and despite being newly promoted to the grade and having an early draw, managed to finish in 5th place. The following week … Continue reading

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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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