Begg Bagpipes

  • Type Bagpipes
  • Number of full time employees 0-50

Begg Bagpipes are the oldest retailer of bagpipes in Glasgow City Centre. Est 1980 we are known throughout the piping world for top quality Bagpipes merchandise and customer service. We can supply repair or refurbish any item connected to most types of bagpipes.

Our particular speciality is the bagpipe bag made from top grade sheepskin and cow hide .The Begg pipe bag is used by the majority of top bands and solo pipers. The bag has been used extensively by the Highland Regiments via the army contracts in the 1980s and also by the Strathclyde Police during its success in the 80s and up until today - yes that's right 30 years of being under the long arm of the law! Other notaries include 1999 World Champions The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, runners up 1999, Shotts and Dykehead and Mr R Macleod and Mr G Walker. Recent success has come with the Simon Fraser University and the Field Marshall Montgomery Bands coming first and second respectively in the World Championships Grade 1 for the two successive years of 2008 and 2009.

The company started from a home base and soon set up premises in Robertson St. 1982-87, Glasgow followed by another successful period in Renfield St with Hector Russell kiltmaker. 1987-96 & up until recently within Biggars Music Shop in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow,1996-2001.(End of Lease). We are now in our own self-contained shop 30 yards away from Biggars at 202B BATH STREET, Glasgow. 0141-333-0639. The shop supplies by mail order worldwide as well as to many customers who visit during the day. The quality bagpipe shop is now the oldest established piping shop in the City Centre and it is also one of the easiest to find due to its central position.

Begg Bagpipes