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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

Feeling Crafty? Do it yourself!

With SWD's 2016 Wedding Census revealing that the average Scottish wedding now costs £29,904, it's little wonder that couples are feeling the pinch! However, if you're creative, there are numerous ways that you can add something special to your day without breaking the bank. Here are some of our favourite DIY wedding ideas...

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Unusual Request? Ask Away!

With more than fifteen years’ experience in creating dream wedding days, we’ve accommodated a range of special requests in our time, from having our pipers travel to play church ceremonies to flambeaux torches and pyrotechnics at the reception! If you’d like to add a unique element to your wedding at The National Piping Centre, we’ll be all too happy to help make it happen…

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Essential Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue (part two)

Did you find our cut-out and keep guide useful when attending our Wedding Walkaround at the weekend? Having looked at the essential questions you should ask potential wedding venues in last week's blog, this week we focus on the key information that you'll need to know about the reception, food & wine and accommodation before making your mind up! Read on to find out more...

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Essential Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue (part one)

With our next Wedding Walkaround taking place on Sunday, we thought we’d put together a list of questions you should ask when going to view a venue! We’d recommend jotting down the answers as you go, so that you have a comprehensive list of the information you’ll need and consistent answers so that you can compare the pros and cons of different venues easily…

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How to add a Scottish twist to your Wedding Day

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 flourishes you could incorporate to your wedding for a touch of Caledonian charm...

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What to do if it rains on your Wedding Day

It's every bride's nightmare - you plan a beautiful summer wedding, but come the morning of the ceremony, you look out the window and it's pouring with rain! Unfortunately, rain is something that we're quite familiar with here in Glasgow, so we've put together our top tips on what to do if it rains on your wedding day...

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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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