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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

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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Must-Have Wedding Photos

Ask any married couple and they'll tell you - your wedding day will pass in a flash! A good wedding photographer will capture all of the most important moments but if there’s any particular shots that you’d like, then it’s worth having a chat ahead of the ceremony to let your photographer know! With that in mind, our latest blog runs down some must-have wedding photos to get you thinking, so that you can avoid any regrets later and make your memories last…

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Make the most of attending a Wedding Fayre

If you're recently engaged, wedding fayres are a great way to learn about a myriad of options for your big day! With our next fayre on the horizon and tickets now available to book, we thought it was the perfect time to share some of our top tips on how to make the most of the experience. Read on to find out more...

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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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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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