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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

Entertainment for your Wedding

Do you want your guests to have the time of their lives at your wedding? Of course you do! One way to guarantee that your guests enjoy themselves throughout the day and into the night is to include some top quality entertainment. Here are some of our favourite ideas to help make sure that yours is a wedding to remember…

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What to expect from your Wedding Piper

We may be a little biased here at The National Piping Centre, but we don't think there's anything that'll add more occasion to an event than the presence of a piper! Through our own Piper Hire service, we supply extremely professional, competent and expert pipers in full Highland dress for a whole range of occasions, so we’re pretty well-versed in what your piper can do for you on your wedding day. We love sharing our expertise, so here’s our advice on what to expect, so that you know exactly what to ask for when making your enquiries!

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Bride Blog: Wedding Planning - The Big Five (part two)

The National Piping Centre's resident Bride-to-Be, Helen Wilkinson, is sharing stories and insights as she gets ready for her big day. Our blogging bride ticked three of 'The Big Five' from her to-do list in her last entry (read it here) - continue reading to find out her experience of facing the remaining two...

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Scottish Wedding Traditions

Housed in our elegantly refurbished church building and serving as a centre of excellence for the Great Highland Bagpipe and its music, our uniquely Scottish venue is the perfect place to say "Aye-Do!" If you'd like to celebrate your Scottish heritage as part of your big day, this week's blog takes a look at traditions you could incorporate to your wedding for a touch of Caledonian charm...

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Wedding Day Checklist

Today is the Summer Solstice and Wedding Season is in full swing here in Glasgow! If you're counting down to your own wedding day, we've collated our top tips for the final details you need to confirm with your venue in order to make sure that everything goes smoothly... 

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Bride Blog: Wedding Planning - The Big Five (part one)

Our blogging bride is back! The National Piping Centre's resident Bride-to-Be, Helen Wilkinson, will be sharing stories and insights as she gets ready for her big day. In this week's blog, she shares her experience of tackling 'The Big Five' of wedding planning. Settle down with a cup of tea and continue reading to find out more...

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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