Hawick Scout Pipe Band was founded before 1914, and we are Scotland's largest Scout Band

Latest news for band members and others

New galleries

Four new galleries are up and running:  Denholm Rideout; Beltane Festival: Stirling Pipefest;  and SArmed Forces Day.  Great photos.

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The story of the band

A branch of the Scouts was formed in Hawick in 1908, shortly after the founding of the Scouting Movement by Lord Baden Powell, and the first mention of a Pipe Band appeared in 1917 as the Hawick Boy Scout Pipe Band...

:::: Read the story of the Scout Pipe Band

The Ancient Sutherland tartan

The earldom of Sutherland dates from the 13th century, and is the oldest in Britain. Hawick Scout Pipe Band are proud to wear this historic tartan.

Come and join us!

The band meet on Mondays and Thursdays 7:15pm to 9:00pm at the Scout Hall at 9 Union Street. New members can phone 01450 374383 for details... or just turn up. We'd love to see you.

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Pipe band officials

Chairman:John Bathgate
Secretary:Michael Bruce
Treasurer:Hazel Garden
Pipe Major:Michael Bruce

:::: Full list of officials / phone numbers