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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

Piping Today

Piping Today Magazine 

Piping Today is the National Piping Centre’s bi-monthly magazine which seeks to promote the music, history and study of the bagpipes.

Packed with features, news articles, commentary, photo stories and exclusives this is the highest quality Piping Magazine of its type. Piping Today aims to bring you the best of the best in piping journalism in an excellently designed glossy magazine.

We have news from competitions and events, solo pipers, new bands and artists, as well as The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland and The National Piping Centre.

Your annual subscription gives you access to all 6 issues of the magazine, delivered straight to your door.

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Digital Subscriptions 

In 2018 a new way of reading Piping Today has launched - a Digital Subscription! You will be able to get Piping Today as soon as it is released around the world, with a 1 year digital subscription package. 

As part of this new format, we are increasing our subscription package prices, and there is now only a 1 year term for subscription. There are options for digital, print and a digital+print package, so you will never miss another edition of this fantastic magazine. 

The prices are:  

  Digital Only Print Only Digital + Print
UK £20 £26 £36
EU £20 £29 £39
Rest of the World £20 £32 £42

These prices are now live, as are our brand new subscription packages - so sign up today to get instant access to your Piping Today now! 

Want to see what the new digital subscription will look like? Check out a sample issue of the digital edition by clicking the cover below:

 

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Past Issues and Articles

In October 2018, Cristiano Bicudo from Brazil was awarded the Balvenie Medal for services to piping in South America. He has spent three decades bringing the music to Brazil and using it to help some of the poorest children recieve tuition. 

Read the article about his work here: 

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Here’s a few tasters to find out what Piping Today is all about 

Issue 77 Taster

Issue 78 Taster

Advertising in Piping Today 

With 6 issues a year, this is a great way to present your piping products to the right audience. With the new digital magazine, there are also new ways to reach audience directly through clickable links, embedded videos and more. Please download the Media Pack from here, and contact Helen Wilkinson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

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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