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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

Piping Today

Piping Today Magazine 

Piping Today is the National Piping Centre’s bi-monthly magazine which seeks to promote the music, history and study of the bagpipes.

Packed with features, news articles, commentary, photo stories and exclusives this is the highest quality Piping Magazine of its type. Piping Today aims to bring you the best of the best in piping journalism in an excellently designed glossy magazine.

We have news from competitions and events, solo pipers, new bands and artists, as well as The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland and The National Piping Centre.

Your annual subscription gives you access to all 6 issues of the magazine, delivered straight to your door.

New for 2018

In 2018 we are delighted to announce a new way of reading Piping Today will be launched - a Digital Subscription! You will be able to get Piping Today as soon as it is released around the world, with a 1 year digital subscription package. 

As part of this new format, we are increasing our subscription package prices, and there is now only a 1 year term for subscription. There are options for digital, print and a digital+print package, so you will never miss another edition of this fantastic magazine. 

The new prices are:  

  Digital Only Print Only Digital + Print
UK £20 £26 £36
EU £20 £29 £39
Rest of the World £20 £32 £42

These prices will launch on Wednesday 10th January 2018. If you subscribe before then, you can lock in the 2017 print prices for up to 2 years! 

Want to see what the new digital subscription will look like? Check out a sample issue of the digital edition by clicking the cover below:

Subscriptions until 9th Jan 2018

Until Tuesday 9th Jaunary 2018 you can subscribe to Piping Today, by completing the form below or by using our direct debit PDF Form (UK readers only).

The Yearly Subscription rates for Piping Today until Tuesday 9th January 2018 are £20.00 in the UK (£38 for 2 years), £23.00 in Europe (£42 for 2 years) and £26.00 (£48 for 2 years) for Non-Europe & Rest of World, (Includes post & packaging).

For a Gift Subscription: Please fill in the details of the person to receive the gift subscription below. You will be asked for your name and billing details on a subsequent page when you go to check out.

For UK Direct Debit, please download our PDF Form.

For all other subscriptions – Subscribe here.

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Past Issues 

Here’s a few tasters to find out what Piping Today is all about 

Issue 77 Taster

Issue 78 Taster

Advertising in Piping Today 

With 6 issues a year, this is a great way to present your piping products to the right audience. With the new digital magazine, there are also new ways to reach audience directly through clickable links, embedded videos and more. Please download the Media Pack from here, and contact Helen Wilkinson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

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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