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The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band

The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band

Two pipe bands, the Annan Ex-Service Club Pipe Band and the MacLean Pipe Band have merged to form a united Annan band - "The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band".

The current Pipe Major of the band is Ian Nicholson, the current Pipe Sergeant of the band is Craig Cowan and the current Leading Drummer of the band is Scott Smith.


The Band won the 2005 British Pipe Band Championships in Grade 3B and won the British Drumming Championships on 30th July in Tain. This Major Championship win is the first by an Annan band since the early 1990's.


For more information:

l facebook.com/rbapipeband

r Tim Schooler, Chairman - 07465420985

Societies & Groups

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Annan Walking Group
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Annan Bridge Club
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Family History Society
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Annan Homing Club
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Annan Ladies' Burns Club
Ladies' Burns Club

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Annan Lodge Caledonian 238
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Annan Probus Club
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Annan Rotary Club
Rotary Club

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The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band
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Two pipe bands merged to form "The Royal Burgh Of Annan Pipe Band".

Solway Burns Club
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Annan Christmas Lights Committee
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