Ewan McAllister

Ewan is a past member of Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia from 1978-1989, during which time he won every major championship including the World Pipe Band Championships. Ewan is the son of P/M Tom McAllister Jr. and the grandson of P/M Tom McAllister Sr. making him the...

Marianne Clark

Marianne became involved in 2014 when her children Andrew (piper) and Jenni (tenor drummer) both joined as members. Marianne’s a school administrator for Aberdeenshire Council, based at Laurencekirk Primary, and does the commute to band practices from her home near...

Sandy Bell

Sandy is a past member of Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia from September 1964-September 1994. He served as the band’s fifth Pipe Major for two years from 1985-1986, and acted as the band’s Chairman from 1996-2015 and Treasurer from 1996-present. As a playing member,...