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 ‘Overseas’ Class 2017

Entries are invited from LBPS members for this class which, despite its title, is open to all members unable to get to Glasgow on April 22nd. Closing date for entries  midnight GMT April 8th


LBPS Annual Competition 2017

Saturday, April 22nd 2017 9.30am - 5pm

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.

Please fill in and return entry forms to Judy Barker, one for each class you plan to enter; links to forms available under the relevant class...


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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