Not every piper's cup of tea, perhaps, but an opportunity to motivate practice, sharpen techinque, explore repertoire and hear how everyone else is playing
Most events are open to the public, in the context of music festivals, and are a great opportunity to present bellows piping to an wider audience.


LBPS Annual Competition 2017

LBPS Annual Competition 2017

Sat 22nd April, 2017
The 2017 annual competition will be held in the Royal Scottish Pipers' Society rooms in Rose Street, Edinburgh, with the usual range of classes. This is a unique occasion in the world of piping; it is welcoming, friendly and exists to encourage pipers, young, seasoned, novice and accomplished to hone their performance and present their music.
Details of how to enter the 'Overseas' class, and all other information, will be available on the website in the New Year.

Annual Competition 2016 results

Results now available

Sound files are now available; thanks to John Bushby for editing


'Overseas' Class for Annual Competition 2015

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.

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LBPS Annual Competition 2014 Results

Saturday, April 19th 2014


The 2014 competition results and sound files are now available