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December 14, 2021

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July 16, 2021

Shotts and Dykehead are delighted to be taking part in PipingLive! 2021 from 7th - 15th August. PipingLive! have just launched in person and online individual tickets for many of their events.

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June 30, 2021

Congratulations to Shotts piper Luke Kennedy for placing 1st in the C grade Eagle Pipers’ Society March, Strathspey, Reel, Hornpipe & Jig.

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June 5, 2021

Congratulations to Pipe Major Emmett Conway and piper Laura Underwood on their engagement 💍

Planning is on for a big Shotts wedding!

May 10, 2021

Happy 60th Birthday to Shotts President and Official Drone Tuner Ewan McAllister! The band wishes you many happy returns, Ewan.

April 9, 2021

The band would like to be among the first to wish Pipe Major Emmett Conway a Happy 30th Birthday!

All the best, and we can’t wait to get together to celebrate when restrictions allow.

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March 18, 2021

Reminiscing to the Worlds in the sun

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March 3, 2021

EAST LOTHIAN SOLO PIPING AND DRUMMING

Entries for the East Lothian Solo Piping and Drumming event, co-hosted by East Lothian Council Instrumental Music Service and Preston Lodge High School Pipe ... See more

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RISE Concert CD

RISE Concert CD

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band is a name that needs no introduction. Over its 100+ year history, Shotts has established itself as one of the most successful, innovative and respected pipe bands of all time.

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Shotts to headline the 2017 ‘Pre-Worlds’ concert

Shotts to headline the 2017 ‘Pre-Worlds’ concert

The Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band is delighted to announce that Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band will headline the 2017 ‘Pre-Worlds’ concert at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday, 9 August 2017. Shotts and Dykehead will present ‘Rise’, a programme of music that will showcase selections from both their competitive and performance repertoires.

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Shotts Qualifies for Worlds Final

Shotts Qualifies for Worlds Final

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band has qualified for the Grade 1 final at the World Pipe Band Championships tomorrow, after competing in the qualifying round earlier today.

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Great Results for Shotts in Worlds Build-up

Great Results for Shotts in Worlds Build-up

The 2015 pipe band season has been a good one for Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band. The band has broken the ‘top three’ in all four major championships so far, with only one more major to go, at the World Pipe Band Championships next weekend.

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Reinvented, In Review

Reinvented, In Review

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia has finally gained access to the first official video recording from the recent Reinvented concert, held at the Aberdeen Music Hall on Saturday, 2 May.

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Shotts Drum Corps Win Worlds

Shotts Drum Corps Win Worlds

The World Pipe Band Championship is undoubtedly the most important day on the calendar of pipe bands and as such is a real test of the band’s progress.

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Shotts Keep Busy During Worlds Week

Shotts Keep Busy During Worlds Week

The Shotts pipers and drummers had a busy week preparing for the World Pipe Band Championships but a number of our members were extra busy by being involved with additional events as a part of the Piping Live! festival.

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Shotts Members to Perform at NYPB Concert

Shotts Members to Perform at NYPB Concert

The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland – the premier youth piping and drumming organisation in the world – is performing at the SECC Clyde Auditorium on Saturday, 30 November, at 3pm.

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Shotts Soloists Shine in London

Shotts Soloists Shine in London

Soloists from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band featured in the prize list last weekend at the annual Scottish Piping Society of London (SPSL) competition held on Saturday, 2 November 2013, in Kensington.

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Shotts Drummers in Solo Success

Shotts Drummers in Solo Success

It was a successful day for members of the Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band when eight members of the band’s drum corps competed at the World Solo Drumming Championships in Glasgow on 19 October, 2013.

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Shotts at the World Pipe Band Championships

Shotts at the World Pipe Band Championships

The build-up to the 2013 World Pipe Band Championships was an intense week for the band, with practices taking place at the Shotts band hall, as well as outside West Brewery at Glasgow Green on the Thursday and Friday before the competition.

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Gourock Cancelled

Gourock Cancelled

The Gourock Highland Games, scheduled yesterday on Sunday 12 May, was unfortunately cancelled this past weekend due to poor conditions in the water-logged park.

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Introducing The New Shotts

Introducing The New Shotts

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band is delighted to introduce its new band for 2013, with a brand new membership, website, logo, repertoire, and more!

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New Pipe Sergeant Glenn Brown

New Pipe Sergeant Glenn Brown

Pipe Major Ryan Canning has confirmed his first appointment in charge of The House of Edgar Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band. Former band member Glenn Brown has accepted the position of Pipe Sergeant.

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