An enthusiastic piping supporter has lovingly handcrafted a beautiful Windsor chair in order to raise money in support of the annual Pipe Major Donald MacLeod MBE Memorial Piping Competition. The competition is held annually during the month of April in Stornoway on the Island of Lewis and is organised by the Lewis and Harris piping Society. The Competition was started in 1994 to celebrate the music of Donald MacLeod MBE who may be considered to be one of the most outstanding pipers of the 20th century, as a player, teacher and as a composer.
Previously The National Piping Centre have been collecting donations for this great cause through the Livestream video of the 2014 Glenfiddich Piping Competition. The video can still be viewed on The National Piping Centre website at www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/livestream and donations are still very welcome online.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone in the piping community to help support a highly regarded and well loved competition while also investing in a beautifully crafted, timeless piece of furniture.
The winning bidder will also receive a free annual subscription to Piping Today Magazine, recognition in the Donald MacLeod Piping Competition programme for their generous support, and a free Friends of the Festival pass for Piping Live! 2015.
*Reserve of £200*
The silent auction will start at 9am Wednesday 25th Feb and end at 5pm (GMT) on Sunday 5th April. All bids should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be acknowledged by an email response. The winning bidder must arrange collection of the chair from The National Piping Centre, Glasgow or arrange postage.