Have you got your tickets yet? Tickets to Piping At Forres 2018, the European Pipe Band Championships, to be held in Grant Park, Forres, Moray on 30 June 2018 will be available on the gate on 30 June, but can also be bought in advance, at a reduced price until 24 June 2018, either online or through a number of outlets in the Forres area.

Tickets will  be available at both the Victoria Road and South Street entrances to Grant Park. Programmes will also be available to buy inside the entrances to the park.

If you buy your ticket online don’t forget to bring your Order ID to enable you to collect your ticket from the collection point outside the Victoria Road entrance to Grant Park.

Please be aware that if you buy tickets online you will not get anything by post.You should receive a confirmatory email at the time of your order but some emails are caught by spam filters. Your Order ID will also be generated at the time of order and visible on your payment confirmation page.

Prices, Terms and Conditions

Ticket prices for 2018, which have been held at the same as for 2017,  are set out below.

Please note that the advanced ticket prices are only available for tickets purchased before 24 June 2018. 

Ticket prices, including VAT

Ticket type Advanced Price  Price 
Adult (18-59)  £11.00 £13.00
Elderly (60 plus) £10.00 £11.00
Youth (12-17)  £7.00 £8.00
Child (under 12) free free
Family (2 adults + 2 youth) £30.00 £32.00
Carer of disabled person Free – available on the day

The terms and conditions relating to your tickets are here: TICKET TERMS 2018


Tickets can be purchased online from April here.

If you bought your tickets online please note that you will not receive anything in the post. You will have received a confirmation email that includes an order ID number for your transaction.

Please bring that number with you to be able to collect your wristband(s) at the Victoria Road entrance to Grant Park.

In Person

Tickets can be purchased in person from April from the following outlets in the Forres area:

  • Beaver Travel in Forres & in Elgin,
  • Mackenzie & Cruickshank, Forres,
  • Brodie Countryfare, Brodie,
  • Big Bloomers, Nairn.

Cash and credit cards

Ticket sales on the day and in person will be cash only as we are unable to take credit or debit cards due to uncertain mobile phone signal. There are a number of ATMs available on the High Street in Forres, just a few hundred yards from the park entrances.