Helensburgh & District Pipe Band

Bicentenary Pipeband Championship

pipebands parade
'Mass Bands on parade'.

The BPC had another very successful pipe band championships on Sunday 24 June 2018 at East King Street Park, Helensburgh on a day of bright sunshine and clear blue skies! This year the school pipe bands were centre stage with 2 pipe bands from North Lanarkshire Schools competing plus Tobermory High School pipe band competing for the second time at the BPC and Renfrewshire Schools pipe band for the first time. Other school pipe bands who regularly compete at the BPC are Kintyre Schools and Dunoon Grammar School pipe bands.

Kintyre Schools PB BPC 2015 overall winners This year's juvenile winners were North Lanarkshire Schools with Kilbarchan and Lower Clyde Pipes and Drums winning the adult grades. Tobermory High School came 3rd in Novice Juvenile. The BPC hope to hold the Glasgow and West of Scotland Pipe Band Championships in 2019 which will mean Grade 1 pipe bands also competing from all over the Glasgow and West of Scotland area. This year's highland dancing competition was held on Sunday 17 June at the Commodore with Eilidh Gammons, Grace Charlton and Abby McSorley, the main winners but it is hoped to hold the dancing along with the pipe band competitions at East King Street Park next year. See the Results Page for further details of the pipe band and highland dancing results.'

Lower Clyde

'Lower Clyde Pipeband'.