New Zealand Pipe Band made an appearance at Killermont Bowling Club

Killermont Bowling Club, band from New Zealand rehearsing there in preparation for world championships at Glasgow Green.
Killermont Bowling Club, band from New Zealand rehearsing there in preparation for world championships at Glasgow Green.

Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe band - who had travelled here from Christchurch in New Zealand - used Killermont Bowling Club hall in Bearsden for rehearsals recently in the run up to the World Pipe Championships at Glasgow Green which will be held this weekend.

The band was formed in 1902 and last year they finished 9th in the world at the same contest. They have 40 members who range in age between 15 to 50 and they compete in the Grade 1 (top) category in the world championship.