Piping At Forres, the European Pipe Band Championships 2017, takes place in the stunning setting of Grant Park, Forres on 24 June 2017.
Thousands of pipers and drummers from far and wide, in over a hundred bands, will compete to be European Champions in their grade. Drum Majors and Highland Dancers also compete in this event, run under the auspices of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA).
The event, sponsored by Benromach Speyside Single Malt Whisky, not only offers world-class piping but a range of other entertainment and over a hundred retail stalls. There are local producers showing why they have world wide reputations for excellence by showcasing their food and drink, and a craft and retail village with many beautiful, locally made items. Funfairs and beer tents add to the mix to make this a great day out for the whole family.
“A great day out in a stunning location with friendly locals” was one visitor’s feedback. Please come and join us!
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A fun-filled and spectacular day for all the family – it’s Moray’s biggest one-day event – as over a hundred bands compete to be crowned European Pipe Band Champions. Piping At Forres takes place in the natural amphitheatre of Grant Park in Forres, and attracts bands and visitors from all over the world. Drum Majors and Highland Dancers also compete in the championships which are judged by the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA). Sponsored by Benromach Speyside Single Malt Whisky, the event is also a showcase for local food and drink producers while a retail village provides the best of Scottish craft and hand-made goods.
“A great day out in a stunning location with friendly locals” was one visitor’s feedback. Don’t miss it!