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Kingdom Thistle Solos 2023 is BACK!

2023 Kingdom Thistle Piping & Drumming Solos incorporating the RSPBA European Solo Drumming Championship and World Solo Drumming Qualifying Event in conjuctionion with the RSPBA Dundee Perth & Angus Branch.




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Covid 19 – January 2021

Due to recent guidelines and restrictions put in place by the Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Our premises is closed to customers for the duration of the restrictions. We will continue however, to ensure that all orders placed will be fulfilled swiftly, safely and securely.

All orders are sanitised prior to dispatch.

In respect for your safety we would ask for your understanding at this difficult time. You can still contact us via email or phone.
TEL: +44 (0) 7970925844

We thank you for your continued support and look forward to hearing from you, please stay safe and healthy during this difficult time.

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Kingdom Thistle 2017 Summaries

Kingdom Thistle 2017 Summaries

Saturday 8th April 2017, Kingdom Thistle Solo Piping, Drumming & Tenor Drumming Championships took place.

Another Successful event held today with the standard of piping, drumming and tenor drumming played at a very high level. Congratulations to all the prize winners and thank you very much to all the competitors, parents & supporters who made the effort to travel to Lochgelly and have continued to support this event.

Kingdom Thistle is very much indebted to our event sponsors for their continued support. It very much appreciated. All the prize winners gaining a medal and a prize kindly donated by our sponsors.

Wallace Bagpipes
McCallum Bagpipes
Kingdom Thistle Pipe Band Supplies
Andante Drums
Proline Bass & Tenor Mallets
The Kilter Company
Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust

We would also like to thank our team of stewards, runners and our compiler without whom the contest would not run at the same level, also to the adjudicators, Ian Duncan (Piping) Tom Brown (Piping) Stuart Coils (Drumming) Gordon Brown (Drumming) & Lynne Ward (Tenor Drumming)

Today was also another first for Kingdom Thistle. We had a competitor from the British Army.
L/Cpl Jamie MacDonald 3 Scots,Royal Regiment of Scotland, Pipes & Drums of the Black Watch.

We would like to congratulate L/Cpl Macdonald who only last week successfully completed his Army Pipe Majors course at the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Dance.

Piping Summary 2017
Open Piobaireached Summary 2017
Drumming Summary 2017

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