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The 40th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational on hold till 2023

The 40th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational on hold till 2023

The Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational which was due to be held on October 8 this year has been put on hold till 2023. The competition features the 10 best amateur pipers in North America and is dedicated to the memory of the ‘Bobs of Balmoral’ – Robert B. Nicol and Robert […]

Two days to enter the Heart o’ Down Championships on August 6, 2022

Two days to enter the Heart o’ Down Championships on August 6, 2022

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch (RSPBANI) and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are pleased to announce the launch of the Heart o’ Down Pipe Band Championships for 2022. This year’s event will be held in the familiar surroundings of Donard Park in Newcastle which played […]

Solo piping results from the Tomintoul Highland Games

Solo piping results from the Tomintoul Highland Games

The 179th Tomintoul Highland Games took place yesterday, July 16. It was a good day for playing with warm with light cloud cover. Twelve adults played, with eight in the junior Piobaireachd.  There was a touching tribute paid to Patricia Grant who died last year. Patricia had been games secretary […]

Northern meeting 2019

The Northern Meeting announces livestream for this year’s competition

The Northern Meeting Piping Competition, held at Eden Court in Inverness and renowned as one of the most prestigious piping competition in the world, will be live-streamed for the first time ever on Thursday, September 1 this year. Several of the events from world’s greatest non-invitational indoor solo piping competition […]

Glenfiddich Piping Championship 2022 tickets on sale now! 

Glenfiddich Piping Championship 2022 tickets on sale now! 

The National Piping Centre and William Grant Foundation are delighted to announce that the Glenfiddich Piping Championship 2022 will return for its 49th edition with in person and online audiences from 10am on Saturday, October 29, 2022.  The Glenfiddich Piping Championship was established in 1974 to inspire the world’s finest […]

Solo piping at North Uist Games this Friday, July 15

Solo piping at North Uist Games this Friday, July 15

After two years of absence due to COVID, the North Uist Highland Gathering takes place this Friday, July 15, at Balelone Field, North Uist.    Games secretary, Ada Campbell, contacted bagpipe.news to give details of the piping events and shared her hopes that as many pipers have plans to make the […]

Fantastic value for Piping Live! livestream festival pass

Fantastic value for Piping Live! livestream festival pass

If you can’t be in Glasgow from August 8 – 14 to soak in the fabulous traditional, exciting and eclectic bagpipe music at Piping Live! this year, you can do the next best thing and livestream many of the events to the comfort of your own home and SMART TV. […]

Piping Live! showcases a night dedicated to the avant-garde 

Piping Live! showcases a night dedicated to the avant-garde 

Piping Live! returns this summer with an exciting showcase that blends the traditional and the experimental. A unique avant-garde night of piping on Monday, August 8, will feature the USA ensemble Blarvuster alongside Skye’s Malin Makes Music. This groundbreaking concert will host an eclectic mix of talent to showcase the ‘Ceol Nua’ – or ‘new music’ – style […]