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Greyfriars Pipes and Drums
365 Hallhill Road
Welcome to our website
Greyfriars Pipes and Drums consists of two sections , a Grade 4B Band
and a Youth Section both of which are based within Barlanark Greyfriars
Parish Church, 365 Hallhill Rd,Barlanark, Glasgow.
The Adult Band is a Grade 4B band that is registered with the RSPBA.
The band regularly take part in competitions and community events.
Practices are normally held on a Tuesday and Thursday at the church. Please
Contact us for details.
Our Youth Section is open to all young people aged between
11 years and 18 years. You can join the youth section and learn how to play either the
Drums or the Pipes.
In previous sessions we have taken part in a number of competitions.
The World Pipe Band Championships
European Pipe Band Championships
British Pipe Band Championships
Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton
Renfrew Pipe Band Competition
Bute Highland Games
Perth Highland Games
Bridge of Allan
Gourock Highland Games
We have participated in other community events including
& community groups
In 2018 , we were honoured to lead the parade at the
dedication of the Dennistoun War Memorial in Alexandra Park.
Session 2021/22 has been our most successful competition season
since the band was formed.
We finished 4th in the European championships
11th in the World Championships.
There was a 3rd place at Renfrew and a 5th and 6th place at Rothesay.
We have just returned from having a couple of weeks off
and now are practising for the new season in May 2023.