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Massed Pipe Bands in Wick - Thursday 8th August

3rd August 2013

Thursday 8th August 2012. -
The centre of Wick will resound to the skirl of the pipes as Wick RBLS Pipe Band is joined in the Market Square by the Happy Pipers from Lucerne in Switzerland. The performance will start at 7.30pm when the bands march from the Wick Pipe Band Hall to the Market Square. There, the two bands taking part will entertain spectators with a mixture of massed band sets and solo spots. The performance will last about an hour.

The Wick band has a long association with the Happy Pipers having first played with them in Switzerland several years ago. Their visit follows hard on the heels of a very successful visit to Wick last month by the Highland Pipes & Drums of Waldsee from Germany. The Wick band will be returning to Germany next year to join in the celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the German band.

 

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