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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 MA CA - Lady Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA.    Read More

Essential Questions to Ask Your Wedding Celebrant

One of the bigger decisions you'll make when planning your wedding, the person you choose to be your wedding celebrant will be the one standing with you and your partner as you make your vows to one another. Our latest infographic contains a guide to the key questions you should ask before you make your mind up...

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Wedding Planning: Where to Start

For most couples, planning a wedding will involve a series of firsts. Unless you have a foot in the events industry, it’s unlikely that you’ll have had to book a venue or a professional photographer before. You might have had to arrange a bouquet of flowers to be delivered for your mum’s birthday, but it’s a whole other task to arrange flowers for you, your bridesmaids, and your venue! If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the mere thought of planning your wedding, let alone actually arranging it, then let us guide you. Here’s where to start...

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How to have an Eco-conscious Wedding

In our last blog, we spoke about some of the wedding trends we expect to see become popular in 2019. One of these was eco-friendly weddings, with couples growing increasingly concerned with the carbon footprint of their celebrations and wishing to reduce to reduce the environmental impact of their day. If you'd like to be more eco-conscious with your wedding planning, read on for some tips... 

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Scottish Wedding Trends for 2019

While Scottish Weddings are largely traditional affairs, all couples planning their celebrations will add personal touches to make their wedding day their own, and as a result, we see new trends emerge every wedding season. Here’s our rundown of the Scottish wedding trends we expect to be popular in 2019…

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The Night Before Your Wedding

Your mind is bound to be racing the night before your wedding and it’s totally normal that the excitement will prevent you from nodding off – but the consequent dark circles, puffy eyes and dull skin are probably the the last thing you’d want on your wedding day! The time spent planning your wedding can feel like a whirlwind at times, so it's important to take time to relax the evening before you tie the knot to ensure that you can cherish every moment of your big day...

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Top Tips: How to Remember your Wedding Day

Ask any married couple and they’ll tell you – your wedding day goes by in a flash! While waiting for your wedding day can feel like it’s taking an eternity, the reality is that time will go very quickly on the big day itself, just when you most want it to slow down. For the savvy couple planning their nuptials, it’s worth thinking about how you’ll remember your day in advance of celebrating to ensure your memories last a lifetime. Here’s our guide...

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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 MA CA - Lady Oona Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA

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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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