Piping Live! 2012 warms up with tour around Scotland

Spotlight On . . . Piping Live! Festival On Tour

The merry band tours Culzean Castle and Eilean Donan Castle and offers lessons

To celebrate The Year of Creative Scotland 2012, Piping Live! Festival On Tour will bring piping to new audiences and locations across Scotland. The tour, which runs from 31 Jul to 4 Aug, will offer the opportunity to enjoy the best of Scotland’s traditional music captured in iconic historical surroundings. Striking venues including Culzean Castle and Eilean Donan Castle will play host to a line-up of world renowned pipers, such as Glenfiddich Champion Pipe Major Gordon Walker and Dunvegan medal winner Niall Stewart.

Attendees can even have a go at our national instrument, with sample lessons from some of the world’s greatest pipers. The free events offer a taster of what is set to take place at Piping Live!

Year of Creative Scotland is helping to spotlight, celebrate and promote Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage. Find out all that this special year has to offer at www.visitscotland.com/creative.

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