• bgmair
    September 18, 2016
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    We chat to West Coast Coigach peninsula piper and multi-instrumentalist Mairearad Green about her solo project, work with King Creosote and more. We also hear from Sketch, Angus Nicolson's new Trio album and William McCallum performs solo.

  • trailwest
    August 18, 2016
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    New music starts the show with the exciting West Coasters Trail West and we have music from Rona Lightfoot, Dr Angus MacDonald, Field Marshall Montgomery Pipe Band and more.

  • BG_irdorath
    38 MINS
    June 14, 2016
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    Our usual varied mix of music from all over the Piping globe - US to Europe including music from The Angry Brians, The Edinburgh Police Pipe Band, Irdorath, Ross and Ali, Rant, Brighde Chaimbeul and Homebound's new album "Adronaline".

  • ali_ross-newdark
    55 MINS
    May 13, 2016
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    Not enough room for much music on this weeks' show with Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton - they chat about growing up under the leadership of Gordon and Ian Duncan, their careers so far and - most importantly - their new album that's getting released at Piping Live in August this year!

  • ballymena-newback
    43 MINS
    May 13, 2016
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  • lincoln_newdark
    44 MINS
    May 13, 2016
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RSS The National Piping Centre

  • Springbank 2016 Results / Tunes September 20, 2016
    Pipers:- Willie McCallum, Roddy MacLeod, Angus macColl, Stuart Liddell, Iain Speirs, Callum Beaumont, Finlay Johnston and John Angus Smith. Piobaireachd 1st Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland, “The Big Spree” 2nd Roddy Macleod, Glasgow, “The Old Men of the Shells” 3rd Callum Beaumont, Linlithgow, Scotland, “Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar” 4th Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland, “The […]
  • Glenfiddich Solo Piping Championships 2016 Line Up Announced! September 13, 2016
    We are delighted to announce the line up for this year’s Glenfiddich Solo Piping Championship, which will take place on Saturday 29th October at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl. The players for 2016 will be: Bruce Gandy Alasdair Henderson Finlay Johnston Jack Lee Stuart Liddell Angus MacColl William McCallum Ian K. MacDonald Roddy MacLeod MBE Iain […]
  • Results from Northern Meeting Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP) September 8, 2016
    The CLASP (Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers) had a great turnout for its graded competition at the recent Northern Meetings in Eden Court, Inverness. Pictured from Left to Right – Colin Brown (overall Grade 2), George McCall (Overall garde 3), Alex Gandy (Judge), Ian Graham and Stuart Peters (overall Grade 1) Here are Results from the Northern […]
  • Scots Guards Junior Competition – Entries now Open September 5, 2016
    The Scots Guards Association Pipers Branch are now accepting entries for their Junior Solo Piping Competition which will take place on Saturday 19 November 2016 10am. It will be held at the Army School of Piping, Inchdewar House, Colinton Road, by Redford Barracks, Edinburgh Download the entry form below and return it to the address listed. Entries close on […]
  • New Staff members at The National Piping Centre September 5, 2016
    The National Piping Centre is delighted to announce that Wilson Brown and Dan Nevans have been appointed as piping teachers replacing David Wilton and Clare Lynas. Wilson Brown is a Gold Medallist and also played for many years in the Strathclyde Police Pipe Band under the leadership of Iain MacLellan. After taking a 20 year […]

We are very proud to be sponsored by the National Piping Centre in Glasgow.  The National Piping Centre provides facilities of the very highest quality for both the piping and non-piping fraternity. Visitors and regulars, from both home and abroad, will equally enjoy the experience, whether they come for study, performance, or pleasure.

  • Shop
    Open Monday to Thursday from 9am to 7pm, Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday from 9am to 12pm and on closed Sunday.
  • Museum
    Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday from 9am to 1pm and on Sunday closed.
  • Piping Tuition
    Available Monday to Friday from 9am to 9pm and on Saturday mornings from 9am to 1pm.
  • Piper’s Tryst Restaurant
    Open Monday to Thursday from 8am to 8.30pm, Friday and Saturday from 8am to 9.30pm and Sunday closed.



Donald Lindsay's 3D printed pipes

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