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Greyfriars Pipes and Drums

Barlanark-Greyfriars Parish Church

365 Hallhill Road



G33 4RY.

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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.

Youth Section

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 entered a number of competitions.

The World Pipe Band Championships

European Pipe Band Championships

British Pipe Band Championships

Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton

Paisley Pipe Band Competition

Bute Highland Games

Perth Highland Games

Bridge of Allan



Gourock Highland Games

Other events have included

- leading Parades for local Boys’ Brigade Companies

   & other community groups

-  Playing at Burns Suppers and St. Andrew’s nights

-  Playing at local Supermarkets on Burns Night , New Year etc

In  2018 , we were honoured to lead the parade at the

dedication of the Dennistoun War Memorial in Alexandra Park.