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View some of the images from the Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2016 held at Levengrove Park, Dumbarton

Set against the backdrop of Dumbarton Rock and Castle, the Scottish Pipe Band Championships welcomes players and spectators from across the globe. More than 140 bands and 25,000 people will attend the event, which is organised by West Dunbartonshire Council and West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust Events Team in conjunction with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.

Spectators can enter the event for free and can expect a fun day of Highland Dancing competitions, fun fair, trader areas with confectionery, jewellery, clothing, toys and Scottish souvenirs and food and drinks and of course the magnificent sound of the pipes and drums of some of the world's best pipe bands.

Event Details 

  • Saturday 30 July
  • Levengrove Park
  • Dumbarton, G82 4AF
  • Gates open at 9.00am - 6pm
  • FREE event

       Attractions include:

  • Over 140 Pipe Bands
  • Glasgow Science Centre's Bodyworks On Tour Team
  • Highland Dancing Competition
  • Over 50 trade stalls
  • Sports Activity area
  • Fun Fair
  • Beer Tent
  • Food stalls

Click on the photo to start the slide show for the 2016 event.