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Dornoch Pipe Band

The Dornoch Pipe Band was formed in 1926 and apart from a gap over the war years, and for COVID has been active ever since.



The Band are very much in demand for local parades, gala days and gatherings. Each summer from the end of May until the beginning of September the band plays every Saturday night at 8pm in Dornoch Square.

This is a popular family events for locals and visitors alike. Crowds line Castle Street to welcome the band and children march alongside the band as it parades up to the Castle and back down to the Square. Often there is a display of Highland Dancing during the evening while the band take a short break.

As the nights begin to draw in at the end of the summer, the last night of the Pipe Band in September sees Pipe Major Willie Fraser on the floodlit battlements of the Castle - a special occasion not to missed.



Dornoch Area Community Interest Company
Registered Office: The Dornoch Hub, Argyle Street, Dornoch IV25 3LA | The Company is registered in Scotland, no. 327565
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