Northumbrian Smallpipes Tutor

John Liestman's Tutor is now available as a PDF download - in return for a donation of at least 12 GBP to Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)

Please contact us if you require more information, or for download instructions if you have already made your donation to the charity.


The Lowland and Border Pipers' Society
The home on the web for all things related to Scottish and Border Bellows-Piping

The Bagpipe Society
Promoting the bagpipe revival since 1986

The Northumbrian Pipers Society
Established in 1928 to promote the indigenous bagpipes of the North-East of England

Morpeth Bagpipe Museum
Morpeth's Chantry bagpipe museum, whilst not quite unique, must be one of the UK's most unusual museums

Alternative Pipers of North America

Andy and Margaret Watchorn
Northumbrian pipes and fiddle

Chris Ormston
Northumbrian piper, based in the village of Ovingham

Dragonfly Music
Matt Seattle, Border Piper

Linsey Aitken and Ken Campbell
Contemporary Scots Music. Vocals, 'Cello, Guitar, Northumbrian Pipes, Piano, Laud

Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
Tunes, Songs and Nyckelharpa

The Pipers Gathering
North America's most comprehensive alternative bagpipe event

Making a Set of Northumbrian Smallpipes and much much more...
Mike Nelson's 'must visit' website!

abc notation home page
the text-based music notation system and the de facto standard for folk and traditional music"

Richard & Anita Evans

Makers of Northumbrian and Scottish Smallpipes