17JUN 2018
Playing bagpipes

Playing bagpipes

By Nancy Kane May possibly not be summer time in Hamptons, but it’s the hectic period for Dermot Meaney.It’s parade period. Therefore the climate is not cooperating. Snow, rainfall, freezing cold—that doesn’t end the Eastern extended Island Police Pipes and Drums, a team of neighborhood police officers and civilians who celebrate camaraderie through conventional Irish folk-music…

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11JUN 2018
Bagpipe Shop Edinburgh

Bagpipe Shop Edinburgh

Stirling Bagpipes combines manufacturing workshop and a retail outlet. We specialise for making quality homemade highland bagpipes also smallpipes and borderpipes. You can expect bespoke bagpipes from our standard range but can additionally create tailor-made sets relating to our buyer s specs. Our…
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05JUN 2018
Scottish Irish Dance Forum

Scottish Irish Dance Forum

Are you a busy bee who may haven’t had a chance to browse our pure, deid brilliant TradFest programme? Here’s some inspiration from TRACS and Storytelling Centre staff while they share exactly what activities they are many getting excited about within the after that 11 days: Donald Smith, TradFest Curator and Performer I’m looking towards the Scottish Bagpipe trip to Teviot Sun…

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30MAY 2018
Kilt Styles

Kilt Styles

Knife Pleated Kilts Knife pleating (or part pleating) is one of widely used pleating design for kilts today - so much so that a lot of Highland Dress lovers are scarcely aware that other pleating types are possible. While the typical modern knife pleated kilt is produced with about eight yards of fabric, we provide mine made of a far more comfortable five or six yards. Although…

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24MAY 2018
Ladies Mini Kilt

Ladies Mini Kilt

What is a ladies kilt, and how does it differ, if at all, from a normal man s kilt? The first thing to leave of this way, is the concern that Im most frequently asked on this subject. Can women use a kilt? In the event that you listen to the traditionalists, and there are many of those, they are going to let you know that just males may use the Undoubtedly if you bother to find…

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18MAY 2018
Irish VS Scottish Bagpipes

Irish VS Scottish Bagpipes

Uilleann Pipes The uilleann pipes (pronounced illun ; from the Irish píob uilleann- elbow pipelines ) are the most complex and highly-evolved of most bagpipes. Notoriously hard to play, the oft-cited Irish adage towards pipes is it will take 21 many years to make a piper: seven years learning, seven many years practicing, and seven many years playing. They truly are a challenging…

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12MAY 2018
Black Watch Kilt

Black Watch Kilt

Ruari Halford-MacLeod will lead this course on how to make a box-pleated kilt. The course will contain one two-hour program weekly for five months. Regarding the very first session, 16 February, Ruari will speak regarding the history and design associated with the box-pleated kilt and feel the materials required. Individuals will have to buy their materials before the second-class…

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