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The Pibroch Network launches with a £200,000 boost

The Pibroch Network launches with a £200,000 boost

A new digital start-up to foster artistic vigour and innovation in pibroch was launched yesterday, Friday, August 5 by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The Pibroch Network is a comprehensive online database that aims to make it easy for people to discover, learn, teach and research pibroch. Its vision is of […]

What’s on at Piping Live! Friday, August 12

What’s on at Piping Live! Friday, August 12

The Piping Live! Friday night concert in the Old Fruitmarket has got to be the most exciting programme of pipe-driven trad band performances to take the stage in the 18 years of the festival – or indeed, at any festival ever! The Gaelic piping living legend, Allan MacDonald, and his […]

What’s on at Piping Live! Thursday, August 11

What’s on at Piping Live! Thursday, August 11

Thursday at Piping Live! is always a very busy day and includes two of the festival’s flagship events: the Pipe Idol final and the Pipe Major Alasdair Gillies Memorial Recital Challenge. Tickets for both are always in great demand and sell out in advance. Both of those events are included […]

What’s on at Piping Live! Wednesday, August 10

What’s on at Piping Live! Wednesday, August 10

There is still space for a pipe band to perform at 3pm on Buchanan Street on Wednesday, August 10. So if you are in or around Glasgow for the week with your band and would like to get involved, please contact marketing@thepipingcentre.co.uk The Livestream Festival Pass gives access to another six […]

What’s on at Piping Live! Tuesday, August 9

What’s on at Piping Live! Tuesday, August 9

In one week’s time Piping Live! will be well underway, and Tuesday’s programme of events is extensive and offers something to suit the taste of every piper. If you are able to spend the day in Glasgow you can fill your Tuesday with bagpipes from 9.30am and keep going into […]

Piping instructor wanted for St Columba’s School, Kilmacolm

Piping instructor wanted for St Columba’s School, Kilmacolm

St Columba’s School, Kilmacolm, invites applications from enthusiastic and committed teachers of Bagpipes to work as the second piping instructor with the School’s highly popular Piping and Drumming Programme.    Applicants will require a minimum qualification of a Diploma in a recognised music course or an equivalent piping qualification.  The successful candidate […]

Piping Live! debut for new Argylls tune book

Piping Live! debut for new Argylls tune book

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Pipe Music Collection volume 1 was launched at Piping Live! in 2017. The tune book has been such a success, that it has allowed Volume 2 to be compiled using many of the high quality, unpublished tunes that could not been included in the first […]

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Big entry for the Dunvegan Medal at the Skye Games

The Dunvegan Medal will take place next week on Tuesday, August 2, and Piping Convenor Cameron MacFadyen told bagpipe.news that the competition has attracted a bumper entry of 26 competitors. The competition will take place in the Skye Gathering Hall, Portree, and starts at 8.30am. The list of Dunvegan Medal […]