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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

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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Catering for your Wedding

Arranging catering for your wedding can be one of the most daunting tasks: not only will your largest outlay be on food and drink, but your guests are likely to hold on to memories of their meal, where they might forget the songs your DJ played.  However, it’s one area of your day where there’s no obligation to follow fashion or formality - how you feed your guests on your big day is entirely up to you!

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Top Things to Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Venue

With our next Wedding Walkaround taking place this Sunday, we thought it'd be the perfect time to let you know the top things you should consider when choosing your venue! It's one of the first and quite possibly the biggest decision you'll make when planning your special day  - you need to be sure that you've got it right. Continue reading to discover our top tips...

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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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