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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

Line-up announced for 2018 Glenfiddich Piping Championship

The 2018 Glenfiddich Piping Championship will take place this year on Saturday 27th October. 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. Qualifying for this year's competition:

Callum Beaumont
Stuart Easton
Alex Gandy
Bruce Gandy
Finlay Johnston
Jack Lee (Overall Winner 2017)
Stuart Liddell
Peter McCalister
Angus MacColl
Roddy MacLeod

Judges

Ceòl Mór

Patricia Henderson, Dr Angus MacDonald and John Wilson.

MSR

Murray Henderson, Stuart Samson and Bob Worrall.

Fear an Tighe

Euan Anderson

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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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