Check out our bagpipe guide to find out more about the many bagpipes played in Britain today
Every June we host the Blowout, a festival of piping with concerts, dances and workshops
- to encourage more people to take up the bagpipes
- to help players share tunes and techniques
- to help beginners find expert tuition
- to inform people about the diversity of bagpipes played today
- to inform people about the social and cultural history of this important folk instrument
- to encourage research into all aspects of piping
- to help people make their own pipes
- to help foster better cultural understanding through an appreciation of the many and varied piping traditions of the world
Join us and support the work we do in promoting this extraordinary, ancient and exciting instrument.
The Bagpipe Society consists of players, teachers, makers, and anyone who just loves listening or dancing to the sound of the pipes.
Pipes and pipers in Britain and beyond.
Want to buy some pipes? Do you have a set for sale? Looking for tuition, goods or services? Place an ad or just browse our noticeboard.