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Clanadonia Keepin It Tribal

Hot from performing at “T in The Park” the previous day, straight all the way to the “Tall Ships Race” event in Greenock, Clanadonia are a Tribal Pipes and Drums band, steeped in the Pictish/Celtic traditions of Scotland.

The character of these performers is “keepin’ it tribal” and they do that by engaging with the crowd so this band are probably best in among the crowd not confined to such a small stage. I’m not saying they weren’t their usual good selves. It was just odd seeing them on a stage. It’s certainly easier to photograph when they are out in the open. Read more

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows at Greenock Tall Ships Race

Update (20 August 2011): I note with great sadness that one of the Red Arrows crashed at Bournemouth Air Festival and that the pilot Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging tragically lost his life. I salute the courage and bravery of all the armed services including the RAF. The RAF Red Arrows have brought pleasure to many over many years on this sad day and I express my condolences to the family, friends and the Red Arrows team.

The finale to the Greenock Tall Ships Race event took place prior to the ships setting out on the “Parade of Sail”. Read more