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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 CVO, CBE, FRSE, FRSA, MA, CA - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

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Glenfiddich Piping Championships 2018 - Tickets On Sale Now!

The 2018 Glenfiddich Piping Championship will take place this year on Saturday 27th October.  Following the successful on-line ticket sales in 2017, we are delighted to announce that once again, an allocation of tickets are available to purchase on-line now! 

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The Glenfiddich Piping Championship was established in 1974 to inspire the world's finest individual pipers and to seek the best overall exponents of ceol mor or piobaireachd (the great music) and ceol beag or light music (the little music). The event is held annually at Blair Castle in Blair Atholl Perthshire. Each year, 10 competitors qualify to play at this prestigious event through placing in one of a series of qualifying events. 

The competitors for this year's event will be announced in September after all the qualifying events have been run. 

But guarantee your place at Blair Castle this year and buy your ticket now

Relive the Day in 2017 

You can now access the all videos from the Glenfiddich Championships 2017 on our Vimeo Channel. Relive a day of fantastic piping from Blair Castle

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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 CVO, CBE, FRSE, FRSA, MA, CA - 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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