Lowland and Border Pipers - History


Here you'll find articles on the role of pipers and their stories in the Lowland and Border regions; use the History Articles menu to search for tagged pages & Common Stock aticles.

The story of how the term ‘union pipes’ came into public use begins 225 years ago with a concert performance in London on 14 May 1788 by an Irish bellows piper named Denis Courtney..

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"The etching of Old Geordie Syme appears to have been one of the earliest efforts of Kay's pencil.

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