A unique partnership between Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and the National Library of Scotland sees this historic and much loved venue transformed into a hub for the community and beyond. It houses a Glasgow Club Gym, Glasgow Museums Stores, Hunterian Museum collection, the National Library Scotland Moving Image Archive and more.

Saint Luke’s

Saint Luke’s provides live entertainment and function facilities, alongside the capacity to host periodic special events. Saint Luke’s features The Winged Ox bar and kitchen, which is open 7 days a week.

The Convent Chapel, St Aloysius College

Part of St Aloysius School campus in the city centre of Glasgow, this beautiful venue will host the 2016 CLASP competition on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

College of Piping

The College of Piping in Otago Street, in Glasgow’s West End will host a variety of performances throughout Piping Live! It is just off Great Western Road, just over the Kelvin bridge. To reach the college, the Subway station “Kelvinbridge” is close by. There is limited car parking around the area.

Glasgow Green

The oldest park in the Dear Green Place that is Glasgow, this space hosts many events throughout the year, including the World Pipe Band Championships.

George Square

George Square is the premier outdoor space in Glasgow. A beautiful open space in the heart of the city, which will host again on 2016.


This fantastic brewery, bar, kitchen and event space is fairly new to the Glasgow events scene. Part of the Tennents Brewery at Wellpark it produces craft beer and great food, as well as hosting a fantastic array of great gigs. Piping Live! is delighted to be hosting an evening here for the very first time… Read more »

Strathclyde Suite at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

This great venue has been updated during the recent redevelopment of Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Piping Live! is delighted to be back here for evening events in 2016 – we hope you can join us!

Street Cafe

The Street cafe is the place to be for relaxing, eating, drinking and listening to some of the best live acts in Glasgow for free. Based at the front entrance of The National Piping Centre our Street Cafe has live music all day and hosts events including: Pipe Idol – Monday to Thursday Street Cafe… Read more »

The National Piping Centre

The National Piping Centre is the main venue for a large majority of the daytime events at Piping Live! The centre serves as a national and international centre of excellence for the great Highland Bagpipe and its music. The Auditorium The National Piping Centre Auditorium hosts our daily lunchtime recitals as well as several other… Read more »