Beat the Retreat

The curtain raiser to the World Pipe Band Championships, ‘Beat the Retreat’ will once again see over 100 pipers and drummers from across the world take part in a spectacular march through Glasgow. The route runs from Blythswood Square, down West George Street, finishing at George Square for what will be a true spectacle.

Pipe bands taking part this year are:

Thuirle Thairle Youth Pipe Band
The Sons of Scotland
St Johns College
Murrumba Pipes and Drums Soc Inc
Toronto Fire Rescue
Royal Army of Oman