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Piping results and photos from B.A.G winter competition

Piping results and photos from B.A.G winter competition

Since 2017, the Crest of Gordon Pipe Band, based in Bremen, Germany has been organising the one of the largest solo and quintet competitions in Europe – Bagpipe Association of Germany’s winter competition. This year’s competition was held last weekend, January 21 and 22, and had 135 solo entries and 15 quintett […]

Enter the Northern Meeting 2023 competitions now!

Enter the Northern Meeting 2023 competitions now!

The closing date for entries for the Northern Meeting piping competitions is only five days away – January 31. The senior competition details can be found here, and the junior competition details can be found here. The senior and junior competitions will be held on August 31 and September 1, […]

See the Scott Wood Band tonight at Celtic Connections 2023

See the Scott Wood Band tonight at Celtic Connections 2023

Scott Wood and his band are playing in the Drygate Brewery, Glasgow, 7.30pm tonight at Celtic Connections. Scott is an alumni of The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland and holds a Bachelors degree in Scottish Music from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He plays Highland pipes, Border pipes, whistles […]

Stuart Liddell tribute to Ian Duncan and his music

Stuart Liddell tribute to Ian Duncan and his music

Pipe Major Stuart Liddell of Inveraray & District Pipe Band paid tribute to Ian Duncan in the build up to the Names and Places annual pipe band concert at Celtic Connections on February 4, 2023. Details of the concert, and other Celtic Connections concerts, and how to buy tickets can […]

Aerial image of traffic crossing Clackmannanshire Bridge and Kincardine Bridge over the River Forth.

Bagpipe instructor wanted by Clackmannanshire Council

This is an exciting opportunity for a piping tutor to join a progressive, energetic, evolving team of instrumental tutors working for Clackmannanshire Council. Located in central Scotland, between the Ochil Hills and the River Forth, Clackmannanshire is recognised for its outstanding natural environment. Clackmannanshire is a cost-effective living and business […]

Composers enticed with £400 prize from the LBPS

Composers enticed with £400 prize from the LBPS

The Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society (LBPS) has launched a composing competition to mark its 40th anniversary. The winner will receive a cash prize of £400. The LBPS was founded in 1983 at the College of Piping in Glasgow with the twin aims of reviving the music and bagpipes of […]

Steven Blake discusses the NYPBS on the Piping Show

Steven Blake discusses the NYPBS on the Piping Show

The Director of The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland, Steven Blake, is interviewed by Dr Andrew Bova in the first Piping Show of 2023. Steven is also a member of trad band Rura, and brings a wealth of piping and performance experience from his time travelling and gigging with […]