Annual Aden Country Park pipe band contest next weekend

The contest is promoted by the Buchan Pipe Band.
The contest is promoted by the Buchan Pipe Band.

All roads lead to Aden Country Park in Mintlaw for the annual North of Scotland Champion of Champions Pipe Band competition.

The event kicks-off at 12.30pm on Sunday, August 10, running til 5pm, and will feature a host of pipe bands in grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 as well as a drum major competition.

There will also be various stalls and a grand parade of bands will which be held at 4.30pm.

The competition has been running for 21 years and is promoted by the Buchan Pipe Band.

The band, ‘Buchan Peterson SBS’ is currently Grade 2 world champions 2013 and European champions 2014.

Admission to the event is £4 for adults and £2 concession with a family ticket (two adults and two children), costing £10.