About

R. G. Hardie & Co. is a bagpipe maker based in Maryhill in the heart of Glasgow and lead by Alastair Dunn, double Gold Medallist and Pipe Sergeant of eleven-time World Champions, Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band. He has worked with Duncan Campbell.

R. G. Hardie & Co. is a bagpipe maker based in Maryhill in the heart of Glasgow and lead by Alastair Dunn, double Gold Medallist and Pipe Sergeant of eleven-time World Champions, Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band. He has worked with Duncan Campbell, a craftsman with R.G. Hardie & Co since 1962, to develop the current range of bagpipes and chanters offered today. The company enjoys a steady rate of growth, shipping bagpipes all over the world to places such as North America, Australasia , Europe, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, India and Brazil.

In 1950 Robert Hardie, John Weatherston and Joe Henderson formed the pipe making business R.G. Hardie & Co in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Scotland. Robert Gavin Hardie, from Lennoxtown near Glasgow, took lessons from Robert Reid and from him learned the art of highland bagpipe making. As well as being the principal wood turner at the Piobmohr factory, Hardie won the Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering in 1947 and the Open Piobaireachd in 1952. As Pipe Major of Muirhead & Sons Pipe band, he won five World Pipe Band Championships from 1965 to 1969.

 

Location

R.G.Hardie & Co. Bagpipes Online Store 45 Grovepar, G20 7NZ , Scotland