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Kirkwall City Pipe Band

This picture was taken in either 1966 or 1967 on the Cosmo stage by Dougie Shearer. Perhaps someone can be more precise.

Back: G Stout, C Sinclair, N Stout, R Mack, D Partner, R Harcus, N Donaldson, P Stout, S Kelday

Front: D Newlands, A Calder, F Grieve, W Macleod, J Maxwell, G Borwick, D Learmonth, C Leslie
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Picture added on 16 May 2007
I can help!! My Dad (Dave Partner) says it was 1967, the year Brian Findlay's son was born. It was the Christmas night parade. And he says it's John Learmonth (2nd from right, front row) not D Learmonth!
Added by Erika Copland on 16 May 2007
Thanks for that, Erica.
Added by Fred Grieve on 17 May 2007
No problem, Dad happened to be in the house while I was looking at the photo - he soon put me right!!
Added by Erika Copland on 17 May 2007
Give your Dad my regards. I probably haven't seen him since playing in this band - frightening to think that's forty years ago. This is the only picture of the band from that era that I have with me in it.

Can your Dad throw any light on the other band photo I posted? (www.orkneycommunities.co.uk/imagelibrary/picture/number3009.asp)
Added by Fred Grieve on 18 May 2007
many is the days evenings i used to hear a calder practicing the pipes outside his home on the holm road- makes me quite nostalgic-any pictures of that? george higgins
Added by George Higgins on 24 July 2008
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