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Pipe Band at World Championships

Earlier today I visited historic Glasgow Green to view the 2010 World Pipe Band Championships entailing 239 bands from twelve countries.  In addition to the bands there was Highland Dancing competition and Highland Games in process. With benign weather conditions the event was very well patronised. I have never before encountered such a concentration of Pipe Bands and the event presented many video and photo opportunities examples of which are provided below.

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Today we visited St Andrews where the British Open was in progress, then to Edinburgh to visit the famous castle and finally to Rosslyn Chapel which dates from the 15th century when it was founded by the Sinclair family.

This evening, my theme is Shinty, a predominantly Gaelic sport called camanachd in Gaelic. Here is a video clip of a game at Inveraray:

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