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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

Wedding Trends for 2018

After a brief hiatus over the festive season, our wedding blog is back and we’re looking forward to the year ahead! While many couples want to stick to tradition when planning their wedding, each New Year brings a whole new host of trends that can help set your day apart. Here’s our look at the wedding trends that will make a splash in 2018…

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Top Tips: Winter Weddings

Although generally less popular than their summer counterparts, there are numerous reasons to opt for a winter wedding! With the winter solstice right around the corner, we thought we'd share some of our top tips for planning a wedding during the most magical time of the year...

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Bride Blog: The Dress

The National Piping Centre's resident Bride-to-Be, Helen Wilkinson, has been sharing stories and insights as she gets ready for her big day! This week, she writes about her experience of shopping for 'The Dress'...

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Top Tips: Planning Your Marriage Proposal

You've found the love of your life and want to propose. Congratulations! If you're thinking of popping the question this festive season, here are some of our top tips to help you make the moment magical...

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Royal Weddings... with a Scottish Twist!

This week's wedding news has been dominated by the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – and we’re delighted for them! With many royal weddings of late including Scottish flourishes, and with St Andrew’s Day in sight, we’re wondering whether the happy couple might follow in the footsteps of other royals and add a romantic Scottish twist when they celebrate their nuptials.

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A Guide for the Best Man

Following last week's guide for the maid of honour, this week's blog turns its attention to the best man! As well as the speech, there are numerous other responsibilites associated with the role. Here's our guide so that you can keep the happy couple smiling all 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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