In the summer of 2016, Glenn Brown took a boat trip from Girvan harbour in Ayrshire with two of his piping students, Jimmy Wyllie and Dorothy Moodie. They sailed to Ailsa Craig and formed the Paddy’s Milestone Pipers – for one day only. Ailsa Craig has long been known for […]
The bagpipe tutor book that started thousands of pipers off on their quest to learn how to play the pipes has been rebranded ahead of another print run. The new-look for what was previously titled the College of Piping Tutor Vol. 1 – the ‘Green Book’ – brings it into […]
Peatbog Faeries, with Peter Morrison on Highland Pipes, at Celtic Connections 2014
Inveraray & District Pipe Band at the 2012 British Pipe Band Championships in Annan
Strathclyde Police Pipe Band’s drum corps, led by Eric Ward, performing The Front Row Duck fanfare at Celtic Connections in 2013.
Cristiano Bicudo has spent more than three decades pioneering the instrument in his home country BRAZIL conjures up images of sambas and carnivals rather than strathspeys and crunluaths – but the piping scene there is growing thanks to the dedication and hard work of Cristiano Bicudo. However, it has not […]
The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland leading the SportRelief fun run around Glasgow’s Merchant City in 2012
Simon Fraser University Pipe Band celebrate the announcement of their Grade 1 World Pipe Band Championship win in 2009
Duncan with his last ever set of pipes made for RG Hardie in 2011.
This year’s Scottish Pipers’ Association marks its 100th year by introducing a new format for its annual Professional solo piping contest which takes place on Saturday, April 13. The Open category has been dispensed with and instead the competition will be graded. SPA President Tom Johnstone, said: “We felt that […]