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    Visit The National Piping Centre

    Visit to learn more about our work, the history of the bagpipes, and to try them yourself.

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

Try the Bagpipes

If your tour group, corporate away day, school group or other organised tour is looking for a truly Scottish experience, then look no further than our "Come and Try the Bagpipes" workshops. If you wish to visit The National Piping Centre's Museum of Piping outwith a group booking, please see our Meet The Piper page.

This event is gives your group a simple introduction to playing the bagpipes, so you can all come and try this traditional iconic instrument at The National Piping Centre.

Guests will be welcomed by a Scottish bagpiper and given a tour of The Museum of Piping.

They will then have a full demonstration of the bagpipes from the Bagpiper Host, along with an opportunity to learn, play and have fun with this challenging instrument.

Come and Try Events Costs
Guests 1-19         £165
Guests 20-120    £10 per person

We will happily tailor make all events to suit your groups requirements, time and budget.

The National Piping Centre can provide drinks and refreshments whilst your group participates in this entertaining exercise.

To make a booking or discuss your groups requirements please contact the Events Team on 0141 353 5551 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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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