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2018 AGM Notice

Our AGM will be held on Sunday 2nd September 2018. The secretary has forwarded relevant papers to members by email. Special attention is drawn to the following statement.  The following Special Resolution is proposed:  “That the draft revised constitution of September 2018 be adopted as the constitution of the Society in substitution for, and to […]

Iain Dall Young Pipers

IAIN DALL YOUNG PIPERS FESTIVAL 2016 Saturday 24th September **** Funds Permitting **** Chairman Seeks Sponsorship (Not a Marathon) Saturday 23rd April 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare 1564 – 1616 THE WORLD’S FIRST EVER SONNET-A-THON READING ALL 154 SONNETS (Voice Permitting!) £5.00 per sonnet would enable us to offer U18 Young Pipers The Opportunity To Compete […]

Remembering Derek Mackenzie

The funeral of Derek Mackenzie (Dalmore) took place on Tuesday 16th February, below is the eulogy given by Ian Blake who had been friends with Derek for over 60 years. When the ageing WB Yeats revisits the Municipal Gallery in Dublin he is surrounded, he tells us, by the images of thirty years, the portraits […]

March Morning

The following is a poem by one of members, Moira Clacher, who has kindly allowed us to reproduce it on our site for your enjoyment!   MARCH MORNING Cold, foggy morning, yet frost early. No scenic views of fields, hedges or hill. But later, sunshine, dog basks in warmth on windowsill. Happy smiles, anticipation, be […]