The National Piping Centre

The National Piping Centre
30–34 McPhater Street, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 OHW
  • Box office 0141 353 0220
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9am–5pm; Sat 9am–1pm; closed Sun.
  • Admission £4.50 (£3.50; under 16s £2.50; family £11).
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The National Piping Centre

Home to the Museum of Piping, as well as teaching facilities, rehearsal rooms, a reference library, shop, food and accommodation.

Events at this venue

There are 11 events at this location

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Sat 20 Jan 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Bridget Marsden & Leif Ottosson with Alastair Savage

Bridget Marsden & Leif Ottosson are two rising young stars of the Swedish folk scene. Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Mountain Meeting in 2015 the duo have become known for innovative interpretations of Nordic folk music. They invite the listener into a musical world where original…

Thu 25 Jan 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

David Foley & Jack Smedley with Heather Downie

Founding members of the mighty Rura, multi-instrumentalist David Foley and fiddler Jack Smedley recently branched out as a duo, performing an all-original repertoire that draws on their respective roots in Glasgow’s Irish community and Scotland’s north-east, together with a shared breadth of musical tastes. They’re…

Sun 28 Jan 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Hogmanay Hootenanny

Hogmanay party with a four-course meal, live music, a ceilidh and piping. Dress code is kilts and pearls.

Sun 31 Dec

£80 / 0141 353 0220

Low Lily with Bernadette Morris

From backgrounds encompassing academic and conservatoire studies, together with deep knowledge of US and Celtic folk music, Vermont-based string/vocal outfit Low Lily - Liz Simmons (vocals/guitar), Flynn Cohen (vocals/guitar/mandolin) and Lissa Schneckenburger (vocals/fiddle), plus Corey DiMario (double bass) - meld…

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Matthew Tighe with An Dhá

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Fri 26 Jan 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Ryan Young & Jenn Butterworth with Andrew Finn Magill

Voted Up and Coming Artist of the Year at 2016’s Scots Trad Music Awards, Scottish fiddler Ryan Young released his self-titled debut album – produced by triple Grammy-winner Jesse Lewis – in 2017, winning fresh acclaim for his intensely emotive yet deeply considered approach to old traditional tunes. “Uniquely graceful…

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Seán McKeon and Liam O’Connor with Smok

“Smok is a new endeavour for Ali Levack and Pablo Lafuente. With complete knowledge of their craft, their music is a masterful melding of whistle and guitar.  To listeners, Ali Levack's firebrand whistle playing sounds as though it owes as much to the influence of the great jazz wind players as it does to his roots in…

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Sing Along with Santa

Get the wee ones in the festive spirit with a Christmas sing-along with Santa. Suitable for ages 0–3.

Sun 3 Dec

£5 Includes tea, coffee and mince pies (Children £8 Includes a gift from Santa) / 0141 353 0220

Sun 17 Dec

£5 Includes tea, coffee and mince pies (Children £8 Includes a gift from Santa) / 0141 353 0220

Vair with Farrland

As well as being that exceedingly rare thing, a Shetland act without a fiddle, young stringband-with-songs Vair are arguably those music-rich isles' most exciting new line-up of recent years, originally brought together by the late great Davie Henderson, as a home-team showcase at the (in)famous local folk festival. Four…

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£13 / 0141 353 0220

The Wee Hogmanay Party

Family friendly ceilidhs all building up to Hogmanay with a party food buffet and a special bells celebration with Auld Lang Syne to finish off the evening. Suitable for ages 2–12.

Fri 29 Dec

£17 Includes Haggis, Neeps and Tatties (Children £15 Includes a party food bag) / 0141 353 0220

Sat 30 Dec

£17 Includes Haggis, Neeps and Tatties (Children £15 Includes a party food bag) / 0141 353 0220

Comments & ratings

2. Ivka Ivanka Ivanuska15 Dec 2015, 6:17pm5 stars The National Piping Centre Report

Hello I want to do a family party on 26.12 2015 and I want to do in this Hall can you please contact me on this number 07443053309 thanks

1. carlacarla28 Aug 2010, 5:49pm4 stars The National Piping Centre Report

I went to a dinner/evening reception at TNPC a couple of weeks ago following the marriage some friends. Everything was well planned and organised. Almost as soon as I arrived I had a lovely wee glass of champagne in my hand and was ready for what was to be a lovely meal. The dinner melted away into a ceilidh quite seemlessly - even though the whole hall had to be turned around for the later guests. It was the perfect way to celebrate their marriage in Scottish style!

Average rating 4.5/5 from 2 reviews of The National Piping Centre.

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