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.
CLOSING DATE midnight GMT, MARCH 13th 2015
Entries are invited for the 'Overseas' class, introduced last year with the 'Anniversary Trophy' for performances submitted digitally by LBPS members outside the UK and Ireland.
February 27th - March 1st Royal Hotel, Bridge of Allan, Stirling
Royal Hotel, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire
Tutors: Mike Katz, Annie Grace and Iain MacInnes
Details and Booking now available
Saturday, April 11th 2015
The 2015 competition will be held this year in The National Piping Centre, Glasgow..
Please fill in and return entry forms to Judy Barker, one for each class you plan to enter...
Available to members now.
The December 2014 issue of Common Stock is now available to members online, containing a full report of the 2014 Collogue as well as the usual miscellany of music, history, discussion and news of events.
A welcome update to this ongoing tale.
We are delighted to report that the piper's head has been found and plans are being re-invigorated to restore this unique item of Scottish cultre to its former glory.
An early setting of the tune, but one of the finest - David Young's Tail Toddle from the Duke of Perth MS 1734
Do you have a set of smallpipes, currently unused, gathering dust under a bed or in an attic?
Would you be willing to make these available, on loan, hire or sale, to an aspiring beginner in our music?
beginning 10th September, 2014
For anyone interested in learning to play scottish smallpipes, the Edinburgh based Scots Music Group is offering a class for beginners. Taught by Ben Miller the class will begin on Wednesday 10th September, at Boroughmuir High School, between 7.00 and 9.00 pm and run for 12 weeks.