Band-standing in 19th century Caithness

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar


Today, Highland marching bands are primarily associated with the Highland Bagpipe. However, in the 19th century, militia brass bands were a popular form of amateur music making in the far north. These connected local town identity with a national, imperial culture of military music making.
Period22 Nov 2017
Held atSchool of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies
Degree of RecognitionLocal