Worlds 2014 Tickets on Sale

  • The Worlds 2014
25th March 2014


Drum roll please - tickets for the World’s biggest ever week of piping are on sale today (Tuesday 25th March)

Together, over 11-17 August, Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival and The World Pipe Band Championships will bring in excess of 8000 musicians and 50,000 spectators to Glasgow. 2014 will continue last year’s success as Piping Live! prepares to welcome the world for its 11th edition and The Worlds' new format will see the event take place on Saturday 16th August, with Grade 1 qualifiers on Friday 15th August. 

Piping Live! Is introducing a new Early bird 'Golden Ticket', giving music fans access to all the festivals’ coveted evening concerts. 

The festival week culminates in the amazing spectacle that is The World Pipe Band Championships and tickets are available now for the event on Saturday 16th August and the Grade 1 qualifiers the day before.

The full programme launch for the world’s biggest week of Piping will be unveiled in the coming weeks, so watch this space! 

Advance tickets to The Worlds are priced from £12 for adults, children/concession tickets start at £7. Children aged 5 and under get FREE entry. Advance tickets for the Grade 1 qualifiers on Friday 15 August are £4 for adults and £2 children/concession.

A Piping Live! “Golden Ticket” is priced at just £90 and allows purchasers access to all evening concerts, free tickets to the festival club and a Free Piping Live! T-Shirt. Golden ticket numbers are limited so make sure to get yours soon!

Piping Live! Golden Tickets can be purchased at and tickets for The Worlds can be purchased at​ or by calling 0141 353 8000. 

More information on both events can be found at 
For more information contact:

Wire Media T: 0141 440 6761
Kirsty Atkinson – E: 
Victoria Irvine – E:


The World Pipe Band Championships is organised by Glasgow Life on behalf of The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and Glasgow City Council and is supported by Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and EventScotland. 

Piping Live! thanks its main sponsors Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB), EventScotland, Homecoming 2014, & Creative Scotland. Support also comes from The National Piping Centre and Glasgow City Council.

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is the official destination marketing organisation (DMO) for the city of Glasgow. As custodian of the PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW brand, GCMB works with partners, stakeholders and businesses to position and promote Glasgow across national and international markets as one of Europe’s most vibrant, dynamic and diverse cities in which to live, work, study, invest and visit. For more information, visit: and follow@peoplemakeGLA. 

EventScotland, the national events agency, works to promote Scotland as the perfect stage for events. By developing an exciting sporting and cultural portfolio it helps to raise Scotland’s international profile and boost the economy through events tourism.