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.
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Results now available
Sound files are now available; thanks to John Bushby for editing
May 20th -22nd
Join us once again for a weekend long series of workshop on Fiddle, Scottish Smallpipes, Border Pipes, and accompanying instruments in Portland, Maine.
We're still firming up some details, but mark your calendars now. The date is fast approaching!
Barga School of Scots Music, Song and Dance
Register and book your place at the Barga event (19th-23rd September 2016).
The Bagpipe Map was officilly launched at the International Bagpipe Conference in Glasgow on February 27th.
This map is an ongoing project whose goal is to create a map of all the currently known depictions of bagpipes to be seen in publicly accessible buildings in Britain.
This is an ongoing project which relies for its growth on a community of contributors. If you know of, or happen to encounter on your travels, a carving or painting of a piper that is not yet included here then you are welcome to join this community and make a contribution: See the ‘Help Build the Map’ page for details.
|The LBPS CD 'Reclaimed' is now avaialble at the LBPS shop.
This is an exciting new venture for the Society; produced by Iain MacInnes and Hamish Moore, it contains 17 tracks, including specially recorded perforamnaces and some 'historical' archive recordings.
Available to members now.
The December 2015 issue of Common Stock is now available to members online, containing a full report of the 2015 Collogue as well as the usual miscellany of music, history, discussion and news of events.
In this collection, we present a selection of Quicksteps, 68 in all, drawn primarily from the old collections by the likes of Donald MacDonald, Angus MacKay and John MacLachlan. As has been demonstrated so ably by our tutors, these tunes are ideally suited to playing on ‘cauld wind’ pipes.
Available from the shop: Click HERE
Available to members now.
The June 2015 issue of Common Stock is now available to members online, containing a full report of the 2015 Competition and William Dixon Anniversary articles as well as the usual miscellany of music, history, discussion and news of events.