The Blowout

The Blowout is our annual celebration of pipes. Next date: 2nd to 4th June 2017

Concerts

See some of the best pipe acts from Britain, Europe and beyond.

Workshops

Learn technique from experienced workshop leaders.

Sessions

Join in with impromptu sessions.

Dances

Come and dance in the legendary Saturday Bal.

Makers

A chance to buy pipes direct from the maker.

Instruments

A chance to see, hear and play unusual bagpipes.

Talks

Learn about the cultural history of piping.

Demonstrations

Professional bagpipe makers explain the secrets of their art.

Venue

Festival set in and around the beautiful Polesworth Priory.

Camping

Camp inside the Priory’s secluded garden and grounds.

Food

Delicious homemade food from Vanessa Ryall and her team.

We are settling into our new website, including making available articles from our thirty year history. If you spot something inaccurate, garbled or missing, or if you want to volunteer to help us improve our site, please mail info@bagpipesociety.

Website by Joe Wass, managed by Ian Clabburn.

Website content by Andy Letcher.

All articles copyright their respective authors.

Enquiries to info@bagpipesociety.org.uk

Membership enquiries to membership@bagpipesociety.org.uk