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  • hellboundback
    45 MINS
    September 30, 2016
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    We hear two parts of the Hellbound Train Trilogy from Mark Saul and more.

  • 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!


RSS The National Piping Centre

  • Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping, Ayrshire – Results October 18, 2016
    The Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping, which ran on Saturday 15 October in Auchenharvie Academy in Stevenston had over 200 entries playing in seven different arenas and covering twenty different disciplines – which all went like clockwork.The date of next year’s competition will be Saturday 21st October 2017, which will be the event’s 15th Anniversary. Here […]
  • The CLASP Draw for the London Competition October 14, 2016
    The Draw for the Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers events at this year’s London Competition are as follows. The events will take place on Saturday 5th November. Starting at 9am Grade 1 – 2/4 March/Strathspey and Reel 1. Robert Frater 2. Gordon Hislop 3. Andrew Park 4. Enora Morice 5. Ian Graham 6. John […]
  • Scottish Piping Society of London – Draw Now Available October 12, 2016
      The draw is now available for this year’s SPSL London Competition, which will take place on Saturday 5th November, at the Kensington Conference Centre in London. The Premier, A, B, C and Juvenile events are shown on separate sheets.  The CLASP draw will be posted on the CLASP website. Competitors should note that all […]
  • Autumn Solo Piping Judges Seminar – 20th November October 10, 2016
    The Solo Piping Judges’ Association (SPJA) and the Piobaireachd Society have decided to adopt a different approach to their autumn judges’ seminar this year. The seminar, which is free of charge, will be held in the auditorium at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow and will be open to anyone who wishes to attend. It […]
  • Balmoral Classic U21 Competition – USA October 10, 2016
    SIGN UP NOW FOR THE BALMORAL CLASSIC! The Balmoral School Invites Young Pipers and Drummers to its 2016 Competition On November 19, 2016, the 10th annual Balmoral Classic, the US Junior Solo Bagpiping and Solo Snare Drumming Championships for entrants 21 years of age or younger, will take place in in Pittsburgh, PA. Pipers will […]

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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