Tools & Music

To obtain Guild music, the Guild handbooks on making pipes, and to discuss tools,  please contact Ted Drake.

A History of the Pipers’ Guild

dbarnardWho was Margaret James? Why did she start building bamboo pipes? What does this painting have to do with it? Where did it all begin? All these questions and more are answered in this new History. After 30 years of research, Shirley Drake’s history of the Pipers’ Guild is now available. With nearly 200 pages, including 12 pages of photographs, this A4 comb-bound book details the Guild’s history from its very beginnings to the present day. The cost is £15 + £3 p&p. To order, contact Ted Drake. Read John Jordan’s review below.