January 29, 2020

Glasgow Police Pipe Band announce that Pipe Major Alisdair McLaren has, with regret decided to stand down as Pipe Major due to unforeseen and pressing family matters in his native Australia.  This has resulted in him taking the difficult decision to return to Australia...

October 21, 2019

The Glasgow Police Pipe Band Drum Corps have been announced as the first Pipe Band Drum Corps endorsed by the British Drum Company.  BDC’s “Axial” range of Pipe Band Snare, Bass and Tenor drums are the pinnacle of precision engineering and craftsmanship by Keith Keough...

September 6, 2019

Glasgow Police Pipe Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Alisdair McLaren

as Pipe Major. Alisdair takes the reigns from Pipe Major Iain MacPherson, who will remain within the piping ranks.

Alisdair has vast experience having previously been Pipe Major of Wes...

October 22, 2017

Ten of the bands drummers took to the stage at the 2017 World Solo Drumming Championships on Saturday 21st October, held at Glasgow Caledonian University.  There was success for members across the Juvenile and Adult grades. Snare drummer Ryan Green was crowned World Ch...

August 20, 2017

Glasgow Police Pipe Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Alisdair McLaren to the band management structure. Alisdair will come in as Joint Pipe Sergeant joining Duncan Nicholson with significant responsibility in developing the Pipe Corps going forward. PM...

June 28, 2017

The band were recently performing at Inverlochy Castle in Fort William for a private event.

The band enjoyed the trip to the Highlands and thank all the staff at Inverlochy Castle for welcoming us to perform for their guests.

Pictured below is the band performing in the...

May 5, 2017

Drum Major Niall West will be taking part in the Etape Caledonia event taking place in the Perthshire Highlands on 21st May. Niall will be cycling a total of 81 miles and aims to raise funds for the Glasgow Police Pipe Band, The Govan Schools Piping Project and the Gor...

October 5, 2016

We would like to announce the appointment of our new leading drummer, David Henderson. We were very pleased at the extremely high calibre of the applicants for the leading drummer position in the band. David was an outstanding candidate and we look forward to working w...

September 15, 2016

After 21 years with the Strathclyde/Greater Glasgow Police Pipe Band, drumming great Eric Ward is no longer the leading-drummer.

The band has officially commenced a search for his replacement. Pipe Major Iain MacPherson said, “The band recognizes with gratitude his mass...

September 15, 2016

17 days until the start of the season. Glasgow Police Pipe Band will be attending the British Championships at the new venue in Paisley this year... 

Here's a recording of the band from last year's British Championship... hope to see you all there!


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