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.
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.
Hamish Moore, immediate past Chairman of LBPS, was recently inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame. You can read about his achievement HERE
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.
We are very sorry to announce the death of Jim Buchanan, who died after a brief illness on August 1st. Jim served tirelessly on the LBPS Committee for many years, both as secretary and Chairman. He attended nearly all the Society’s events and was much loved by all who met him; his warmth, geniality, wit and enthusiasm were infectious. He was happily married to Ann and was enormously proud of their three daughters and their grand children. He will be sadly missed.