The SPA Knockout Competition is back this Saturday 6th February at The College of Piping, Otago Street, Glasgow for its 4th heat and features Douglas Murray vs Steven Leask.\nTickets are £7.50 on the door, and its 7.00 for 7.30pm start. A full bar service will be available, so be sure to come along early and [...]
We have three amazing concerts lined up for you this Spring for our Spring Concert Series! These three fantastic piping events will all take place in The National Piping Centre Auditorium, at 7.30pm and tickets to each are £12 adults and £10 concessions (students, +65s and U16s).\nSo the concerts we have are:\nFriday 19th February\nThe National [...]
The National Piping Centre has totally redesigned its Seasonal Schools for 2016, and they are now online to book.\nThere is Young Stars Piping Schools for ages 16 & Under from Monday – Thursday of the School, which are specifically tailored for young learners, and then from Friday – Sunday we have the National Piping Centre [...]
The Junior Piping Competition’s Event 2 – 15-17 MSR is now full, and we can’t take any further entries. Entries for the competition close on Friday 5th February, but entries are filling up fast, so please enter today! You can find out more here.
Here are the results from The CLASP competition in Edinburgh on Saturday 16th January. It took place across 2 venues – the Royal Scottish Pipers Society, and the Scots Guards Club in Haymarket. Thanks to both the venues.\nGrade 1 Overall Winner – Gregor McCulloch\nGrade 2 Overall Winner – Gill Cairns\nGrade 3 Overall Winner – Andrew [...]
After the last of the first round competition last weekend saw Scott Barrie win through, the Scots Guards Club Knockout Semi-Finals are:\nSunday 21st February – Callum Moffat V Craig Sutherland.\nSunday 27th March – Scott Barrie V Ross Miller.\nThese events start at 4pm, at the Scots Guards Club in Haymarket, Edinburgh. Tickets are £10 each, which [...]
Please look below at both Draws (Royal Scottish Pipers and Scots Guards Club).\nThese venues are quite close to each other so we are using both buildings for our competition on 16th January. (15 minute walk/9 minute drive). We will of course move things about for anyone that might be between grades to insure no one [...]
Join Pipe Major Gordon Walker at the Scots Guards Club, Haymarket, Edinburgh on Sunday 14th February, from 4pm for a recital. Tickets are £10 and include a curry after the performance. Tickets are available on the door.
The piper who led the famous McCrae’s Battalion – which included 11 footballers from Hearts, Hibs and more – out of Edinburgh on their way to the Somme in World War 1 was honoured yesterday with a memorial in Edinburgh yesterday. Sergeant William Duguid, who had a long military career, was utilised as a stretcher [...]
Join us for an intimate wedding open evening at The National Piping Centre sponsored by Glasgow’s loveliest wedding blog ‘Braw Brides’ on Thursday 14th January from 5.30pm – 8.00pm\nGuest will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and canapés whilst browsing The National Piping Centre and the suppliers from Braw Bride’s Wedding Directory.\nThe first [...]
It’s a show full of Christmas music this time with tracks from Rory Campbell, Susan Boyle, Paul McCartney with the Campbeltown Pipe Band and a whole lot more to get you feeling Christmassy on this week’s tartan rocket to the Continue reading →
It’s the “Folk Oscars”, the Scots Trad Music Awards that take focus on this week’s show and we really are even more packed than usual musically as we try squeeze as many tracks from pipe related Scots Trad Music Awards Continue reading →
Australian composer, piper and arranger Lincoln Hilton is out guest on this weeks’ show and we hear some great new tracks from him as well as music from Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, Mark Saul, Roddy MacLeod and the Scottish Continue reading →
Old and new music from the Battlefield Band, a chat with their piper Mike Katz, music from the Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia, NiteWorks and more on the second PlanetPipe for October. Get in touch with us – email@example.com with Continue reading →
As well as a lot of fiddle music we chat to Michael Grey about the upcoming tribute to a classic 78th Fraser Highlanders Concert in Glasgow next year. There’s a lot more if you take the Tartan Rocket to Continue reading →
A throwback to the 1988 World Pipe Band Championships with music from the Strathclyde Police Pipe Band as we remember decades of Worlds CDs and also new music from Scott Wood Band, Fred Morrison Trio and the Battlefield Band. Continue reading →