Bowhill Colliery and District Pipe Band


Band associated with this part of the Fife coalfield community. Founded by Jimmy Herd. Winners of the world pipe band championship in Edinburgh in 1947 under Pipe Major C Sutherland.

For further information and images see here and here

Blue Bonnets / Bonnie Dundee / Dovecot Park (marches)

Mist Covered Mountain (slow air) / High Isles (march)

Oakwoods responded to this track in January 2017: “Wow. My dad was in this band when they won the world championship in 1947, it’s amazing to hear this. Lost dad last January it brings a lump to my throat.”