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  • Alasdair Gillies

    Alasdair Gillies Tribute

    October 1st, 2011 | News | Iain | Comments Off on Alasdair Gillies Tribute

    Rarely in my musical life have I experienced flow. Flow is the place that exists above time, feel and groove. Alasdair took me there on a few occasions.

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  • The Hosbilt Cup

    Shotts Awarded Hosbilt Cup

    April 26th, 2011 | News | Iain | Comments Off on Shotts Awarded Hosbilt Cup

    Despite the RSPBA’s elimination of the prize in March 2008, the tradition of the awarding the best bass-section in Grade 1 at the World Pipe Band Championship has continued, and the 2010 winner of the Hosbilt Cup is The House of Edgar Shotts & Dykehead. The award was determined this year by the bands themselves […]

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  • The Hosbilt Cup

    Hosbilt Cup 2010

    March 19th, 2011 | News | Craig | Comments Off on Hosbilt Cup 2010

    This year the Hosbilt Cup will be awarded to the bass section as chosen by their peers. Fourteen bands played in the finals at the World Pipe Band Championships. Each band in the finals will be polled to chose a section other than themselves for the Cup. The eligible bass sections include: 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe […]

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  • On the Day

    On the Day Reaches Cineplex

    January 2nd, 2011 | News | Iain | Comments Off on On the Day Reaches Cineplex

    ‘On the Day’ – the story of the Spirit of Scotland Pipe Band at the 2008 World Pipe Band Championships is set to air for two days in Cineplex theatres across Canada. Producer John McDonald has reached an agreement with Cineplex which brings the documentary to the big screen exclusively for two days only on 9 & […]

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  • The New Hosbilt Website

    Hosbilt Gets New Website

    November 25th, 2010 | News | Iain | Comments Off on Hosbilt Gets New Website

    Hosbilt is pleased to present our new look website in time to showcase our latest products. We’ve given the website a Carbon Fiber look to match what we’ve been focusing on in the workshop. We’ve been extremely busy in 2010 developing our next generation Pipe Band Series drums and our brand new Carbon Fiber hoops for upgrading previous models of Hosbilt instruments. […]

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