World Pipe Band Championships tickets on sale now

World Pipe Band Championships 2010

Tickets for one of the most spectacular events held in Glasgow during the summer are on sale now.  The World Pipe Band Championship is introducing a new Guest Hospitality Package this year for the event which is being held on Saturday 13 August 2011.  People purchasing general admission tickets for the event can also access the Grade 1 arena for free for the morning competition for the first time.

Every year more than 200 bands bring 8,000 pipers and drummers and thousands of spectators to Glasgow Green for the unique sights and sounds of the event which is affectionately known as “The Worlds”. The World Pipe Band Championships have been associated with Glasgow for more than 60 years. 

Tickets for the Grade 1 Finals which will see the winners crowned World Champions are available in advance for £24 with general admission tickets priced at £9 in advance and £11 on the day.  For further information about ticket availability, prices and concessions for the World Pipe Band Championships being held on Glasgow Green on Saturday 13 August 2011, please call 0141 353 8000 or go to

This year the World Pipe Band Championships are being organised by Glasgow Life on behalf of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and Glasgow City Council and are supported by EventScotland, Scottish Enterprise and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau.

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