Seven pipe bands will compete to be champions in 2021!
Join 7 quartets from top pipe bands as they compete to be champions in 2021. The last time the event was run in 2019 Field Marshal Montgomery won, and they will return this year to compete for the trophy again!
This year's competitors are:
This is the line up for 2021, subject to government restrictions in Scotland lifitng to allow rehearsals to take place in advance of this event.
Get your Festival Pass now to take your seat at the Quartet Competition.
The National Piping Centre
The centre serves as a national and international centre of excellence for the great Highland Bagpipe and its music.
The National Piping Centre Auditorium hosts our daily lunchtime recitals as well as several other one off events including book launches, competitions and prize givings. It is also the home of Piping Live!’s late night festival club which welcomes performers from throughout the week for a late night celebrations.
The Museum of Piping
The Museum of piping is open all day for you to look round and enjoy. We have daily guided tours at 11am and 3pm from some of the world’s top Piping historians which will give you an even deeper insight into the history of the bagpipes.
The Pipers’ Tryst Restaurant
Serving delicious, fresh, Scottish food throughout the year, the Pipers’ Tryst will be running a daily BBQ at the festival. Grab yourself a burger while enjoying our Street Cafe sessions.
As always our fully stocked shop has everything you need from reeds to t-shirts, tune books to postcards. We are open every day for you to come and browse with some extra special items in for this year’s festival. Come and have a look round!
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