Bygone: Rothesay and District Pipe Band 1990

Rothesay and District Pipe Band, courtesy of George Gillies, pictured in 1990 following their success at that year's World Championships.
Rothesay and District Pipe Band, courtesy of George Gillies, pictured in 1990 following their success at that year's World Championships.

Ahead of the 2015 Bute Highland Games today (Saturday, August 22), we publish this photo of Rothesay and District Pipe Band, courtesy of George Gillies.

It was taken in 1990, and was contributed following the story on this page last week mentioning the band’s success in that year’s World Championships.

In the back row are Neil Gillies, Alan McFarlane, Robin Patrick, Allan MacDonald senior, Alan McInally, John McDermott, Jimmy Poole, Richard Hunter, Bertie Hunter, Ross Hunter, Paul McDonald, Alan Robertson, Iain Gillies, Willie McIntyre and Campbell Gillies.

In the front row are Joanne Varney, Carol McGill, Iain Gillies, Maggie Duncan and Donna Varney.

Best of luck to Rothesay and District Pipe Band today!