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September 13, 2023

🙋🏽‍♀️ Hands up if you’re missing the competiton season 🙋🏻‍♂️

August 25, 2023

Post Worlds Message

The band were delighted to take 5th place overall at the World Championships in a very high standard grade last weekend in Glasgow Green.

Congratulations to our neighbouring ... See more

August 17, 2023

We will be putting our final touches on our competitions sets this afternoon starting at 1.30pm at Glasgow Green. We would love to see you there.

To all bands throughout the grades, on behalf of ... See more

August 15, 2023

Band members: P/S Graham Drummond, Tim Ness, Fraser McKinnon and Ciaren Ross will be playing tonight in the International Quartet competition at the Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite.

The order ... See more

August 3, 2023

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band are sorry to announce that, Andrew Lawson has decided to step down as Leading Drummer of the band at the end of the 2023 season. Andrew has been a member of ... See more

June 13, 2023

Shotts and Dykehead attended the UK Championships in Lurgan over the weekend. The band played their number 2 medley starting with ‘Jimmy Gift’.

The band were delighted to take the 3rd place ... See more

May 17, 2023

https://youtu.be/IUAg653oJqw

Thanks to DroneChorus for yet another brilliant high quality performance of the band from Sunday. The band got to air 1 of our 2 new medleys for the 2023 season, ... See more

May 15, 2023

The band started their 2023 competition season yesterday in Battery Park, Gourock.

In some challenging cold weather conditions, the band played one of their new medleys that resulted in them ... See more

December 24, 2022

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best for 2023!

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October 23, 2022

The band would like to extend congratulations to all those who competed and left with prizes from the World Solo Drumming and Tenor Drumming Championships in Glasgow yesterday, the largest of which ... 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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