Search or browse our collection of digitised periodicals, including: Piping Times, Piping Today, Notes from the Piping Centre, Piping and Dancing, and International Piper.

Piping Times

The origins of the Piping Times go back to the beginning of 1947. A little magazine entitled Fiery Cross made its first appearance in January 1947 under the editorship of Hugh MacDonald.


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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe. Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB. Founders: Sir Brian Ivory CVO CBE FRSE MA CA - Lady Oona Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA

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