The 2019 annual conference will be held in the National Piping Centre on Saturday 23rd March.  There will be an informal ceilidh in the Pipers Tryst on Friday evening 22nd March.  The conference will conclude with a dinner in the National Piping Centre on Saturday evening.

The conference rate including dinner is £55; day rate including lunch, teas and coffees £35.

A  preferential rate for room booking per night of  £109.00 per room single occupancy £119.00 per room double occupancy for the nights of 22nd and 23rd March has been obtained at the Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland 161 West Nile Street Glasgow G1 2RL   This hotel is just across the road from the Piping Centre.  Delegates should book directly with the hotel, quoting DOCTORS, Reservation Office working hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Telephone 0141
352 8300 / Email


New evidence from the Old Competitions – talk by Jack Taylor with tunes by Iain Speirs and John Dew.  Featuring a replica Donald MacDonald bagpipe, and tunes selected from the 1844 list.

My piping life and times – panel discussion led by Gary West.

MacCrimmons’ Gold  – a film premier

Dinner and tunes.