Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

  • Description

    "Discover Northumberland’s unique musical instrument, the Northumbrian pipes, and see how these small pipes differ from the well-known Highland and Irish bagpipes. Listen to their delicate chant as you browse around the delightful gallery. Learn about aficionado and expert William Alfred Cocks and see his remarkable collection of pipes from around the world which belongs to the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne....Enjoy the atmosphere of the ancient Chantry building. Originally a place of worship, it was granted a charter by Edward VI in 1552 and operated as a school until 1846. ..."
  • Owner

    Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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