The prestigious Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Memorial Dinner will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2023. The venue will be the Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel, in Edinburgh. Dress code is black tie, numbers are limited and there will be a high demand for tickets. Tickets are £60 each and […]
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Douglas Gardiner, President of the the Eagle Pipers’ Society made an announcement yesterday about the Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Memorial Dinner & Recital for 2023. Douglas said: “I am pleased to confirm The Eagle Pipers’ Society will once again be running The Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Memorial Dinner […]
In summer 1997, the The National Piping Centre released its first ever publication, which was called Notes. It was an eight-page, single-colour newsletter which was mainly promoting activities attached to the fledgling Piping Centre, which was only one year old at that time. The Notes publication eventually grew into a […]
Jonathon Simpson plays in the Hornpipe & Jig competition at the 2019 Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Piping Championship held at the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming in Edinburgh.
The National Piping Centre’s (NPC) crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to have its two magazines, the Piping Times and Piping Today, digitised professionally has been exceeded. The campaign target will now be expanded to £33,500 after £31,000 was raised in just two weeks. Most piping organisations have contributed to the […]
After only two days, the National Piping Centre’s crowdfunder target for the project to digitise the Piping Times and Piping Today magazines has reached one third. It would appear that this campaign is clearly resonating with the piping world. For younger readers, it may be instructive for us to take […]
I’m a loser baby, so why don’t you kill me? or The highland pipe and mid-20th century American collegiate basketball Please follow this link to Spotify to enjoy the playlist I have put together for you to enjoy while reading this article. (You will obviously need to have a Spotify […]