Welcome to the LBPS
Welcome to the home on the web for all things related to Scottish and Border Bellows-Piping.
Here you will find the most extensive range of related merchandise and resources including music, history and technical assistance, as well as all the latest news and details of forthcoming events.
2013 Annual Competition Results
Soundfiles now available; many thanks to Johnn Bushby for editing them.
The Lowland and Border Pipers Society announces a new competition
The competition is open to all. It offers a first prize of £250 with second and third prizes of £150 and £100.
The LBPS celebrates its 30th anniversary this year; here are some of the events that will mark this notable occasion
Available online now
The December 2012 issue of Common Stock is now available to members online, containing the usual miscellany of music, history, advice, discussion and news of events, including the 2012 Collogue report and presentations and Callum Armstrong on his exploration of the double chanter Scottish smallpipe.
Two videos of Callum playing polyphony on the Scottish smallpipe double chanter.
The first is the tune he played at this year's collogue. The second is the tune published in the current issue of Common Stock together with the article on 'Expanding the Scottish Smallpipe'
Meeting organised by Edinburgh University
Collection of Historic Musical Instruments
12 August 2013
Call for Papers;