About the Band
The band are proudly sponsored by the ScottishPower Foundation, a successful affiliation they have enjoyed with the company since 1989. They are one of the world's leading Grade 1 pipe bands having featured as a regular prizewinner in all major competitions over several decades. Twice Cowal Champions, Scottish Champions, All-Ireland Champions and runners-up in the World Championships are just some of their awards.
“The ScottishPower Foundation is committed to supporting community programmes that inspire people to get more out of arts and culture. The award winning ScottishPower Pipe Band is renowned and respected across the globe and we are delighted to continue to support them.”
Ann Loughrey, Trustee and Executive Officer, ScottishPower Foundation
Great ambassadors for the company, they are in demand throughout the world, having performed in the US, Canada, Japan and China. The band have appeared before The Queen at Braemar, for the Pope at St Peter's in Rome, with Sir Paul McCartney at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, at the Lord Mayor's Show in London, at the Official Opening of the Scottish Parliament and at the 75th Royal Variety Performance. The band have appeared on TV networks throughout the world promoting their sponsorship with the company whilst dressed in the ScottishPower tartan which was commissioned especially for them.