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Pipe Band Magazine LogoWelcome to the Pipe Band Magazine. Published by PP Publishing in Glasgow, the magazine is an official magazine of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.

Published quarterly, 'Pipe Band' is the magazine which keeps members and all pipe band enthusiasts up to speed with developments in the world's leading pipe band organisation.

Jan 15 - World Champion Brothers

Each issue includes features on the leading personalities on the judges panel, in administration and, of course, on pipers and drummers themselves.

The magazine offers a comprehensive results service and an accurate and reliable Diary of competitions. Our 'All Our Yesterdays' feature looks back at band of yesteryear and highlights the top names of past eras.

Publication dates are the 1st of January, April, July and October.

From January 2014 the Pipe Band Magazine is now available for FREE. Please note this application is provided by College of Piping. All issues and enquiries should be directed to

The magazine is now available for download and via apps provides compatibility for iPads / iPhones as well as all tablets and phones that work with Google Play Store. If you don't have one of these devices then you can view online from your browser using a Flash version. A back catalogue of online versions will be kept on this page.

Instructions for using on iPad / iPhones:

  • download the CoP Bookstore App from iTunes by searching "college of piping"
  • once downloaded open application and look in bookstore for your free version of January 2014 Pipe Band Magazine

Instructions for using on Google Play devices:

  • download the CoP Bookstore App from Google Play by searching "college of piping"
  • once downloaded open application and look in bookstore for your free version of January 2014 Pipe Band Magazine

Please Note: The magazine will not appear in the College of Piping App after July 2014 Edition, full PDF downloads will be available from here.

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For manufacturers and suppliers interested in advertising in the magazine click here.

Disclaimer: Please note that all contact regarding the Magazine including advertising and credit card details is with PP Publishing in Glasgow and not the RSPBA.

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World Champion Brothers

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