On Saturday 30 June 2012, Annan, in Dumfries and Galloway, is hosting the British Pipe Band Championships for the third year running.
This event is one of the world's most spectacular gatherings of highland music and culture.
Around 130 pipe bands will compete to be British Champions at their grade in front of a crowd of 6,000 spectators.
Other entertainment on the day will include a Family Activity Zone, including the opportunity to try circus skills, disc golf, and cricket.
British Pipe Band Championships is a highlight in the Year of Creative Scotland.