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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

Readings for your Wedding

It’s National Storytelling Week in the UK, so what better time than now to talk about readings for your wedding? Readings are the perfect way to add a touch of personality to your service and express what’s important to you as a couple – here’s our guide to making sure you get it right!

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A Guide to Wedding Social Media Etiquette

Whether you're the bride, groom, family or friend, everyone loves sharing in the joy of a wedding! With social media, it's easier than ever to include people - even if they can't be there in person. However, with the power of new technology, comes great responsibility... Here's our guide to social media etiquette if you're attending a wedding this year.

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Wedding Trends for 2018

After a brief hiatus over the festive season, our wedding blog is back and we’re looking forward to the year ahead! While many couples want to stick to tradition when planning their wedding, each New Year brings a whole new host of trends that can help set your day apart. Here’s our look at the wedding trends that will make a splash in 2018…

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Top Tips: Winter Weddings

Although generally less popular than their summer counterparts, there are numerous reasons to opt for a winter wedding! With the winter solstice right around the corner, we thought we'd share some of our top tips for planning a wedding during the most magical time of the year...

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Bride Blog: The Dress

The National Piping Centre's resident Bride-to-Be, Helen Wilkinson, has been sharing stories and insights as she gets ready for her big day! This week, she writes about her experience of shopping for 'The Dress'...

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Top Tips: Planning Your Marriage Proposal

You've found the love of your life and want to propose. Congratulations! If you're thinking of popping the question this festive season, here are some of our top tips to help you make the moment magical...

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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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