July 2, 2016
The 77th Annual London Competition
This year marks the 77th event which will once again be held at the Kensington Conference & Events Centre in London. The date for this year’s event is Saturday 5th November 2016. We hope all the information you need as a spectator or competitor is below. How do I enter ? How do I get there ? How much is it to enter ? All of these questions will be answered below, but where you are unsure, please email us any time on firstname.lastname@example.org as we are here to help with whatever it is you need.
NB: please note that the format for the Bratach Gorm will revert to the usual playing requirements where competitors submit seven tunes of their own choice.
Please see the sections below regarding all you need to know about the event. We look forward to seeing competitors and spectators join us for what will be another fantastic event this year and we are hoping it will be bigger than ever!
Piping Competition Entry Details
Can I enter by post ?
Yes. Postal entries are perfectly fine. Find below the PDF printable versions. Please ensure you include all the details as layed out on the form :
Can I enter online ?
Yes. Click here to enter online.
Rules : Closing date for entries this year are on the 11th September 2016 but we will announce when the entry process opens. Entries will only be included in the draw once payment has been received and tunes have been submitted!
How much does it cost to enter ?
Entry fees will be £10 per event (Juveniles are Free!)
Nearest tube station – Kensington High Street
Circle or District Line to High Street Kensington, out through the arcade onto Kensington High Street, cross the High Street and walk straight up Hornton Street approximately 100 yards. The Town Hall Conference and Events Centre is on the left hand side.
Local Bus Routes
(Alight at Kensington High Street/Wrights Lane junction) numbers: 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 328, C1. Alternatively 52 or 70 at Kensington Church Street.
There is a public car park immediately below the Town Hall. Enter Campden Hill Road from Kensington High Street. Turn first right into Phillimore Walk. Turn immediately left down the entrance ramp to the car park. Additional public car parks are also available at the Royal Garden Hotel (Kensington High Street) and in Young Street.