About Us

Gatwick Caledonian is a Grade 4A pipe band based in the South East of England competing in local contests and perform at local gigs and parades. The band wears the ancient Caledonian tartan and holds a membership of over 20 members.

The leadership at Gat. Cal are committed to providing training to our members so they can build the band from the ground up.

The Band's Leadership

Pipe Section

Pipe Major Tom Curd has experience playing in Grade 1 while teaching piping professionally at local schools. That drives him to strive for a high standard within the pipe corps. 

Drum Corps

Andy McBride is an experienced pipe band drummer as well as professional percussionist and teacher. Like the Pipe Major, Andy is eager to raise the bar of the drum corps to the top of the grade. 

Bass Section

Coached by Grade 2 tenor drummer Katie Curd, the young bass section is learning from her experiences with the University of Bedfordshire & City of London pipe bands.