Pipemakers and Fettlers

Pipemakers and Fettlers

The Society makes no recommendations, nor does it take any responsibility for guaranteeing workmanship or performance, this rests between the customer and maker. If you would like to be added to, or removed from, this list please contact website@northumbrianpipers.org.uk


If you are interested in the making of pipes you might like to contact the Gateshead Pipermakers' Co-op  which is held at St Mary's Heritage Centre, Gateshead NE8 2AU on the second Saturday of the month at 10 am. contact edniewilson@gateshead.gov.uk


Alan Bailey, 16 Harbottle Avenue, Shiremoor, Newcastle upon Tyne NE27 0TX

0191 252 8286


Nigel Barlow, 25 Station Road, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AP.

Tel: 0191 2159147 Mob:07778 481641. barlowsmallpipes@virginmedia.com


Kim Bull, Bellingham, Northumberland.

Email Kim@northumbrianpipes.co.uk.  www.Northumbrianpipes.co.uk


John Burke Broom Cottage, 29 Foundry Fields, Crook, Co. Durham DL15 9JY.

Tel. 01388 762620



David Burleigh

After over 40 years making Northumbrian pipes, David Burleigh has ceased production of new sets. 


Richard & Anita Evans, Fairhaven, Southwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria CA4 0EP,



Philip Gruar, Brook Cottage, Burton Road, Holme, Cumbria LA6 1QN

01524 781601 philip~gruar.clara.net


Ian Ketchin Smallpipes, Dervaig Cottage, Banavie, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 7LY


Henry Knox, 5 Ashfield Terrace, Shilbottle, Alnwick NE66 2UX 01665 575669
Andy May  215 Wingrove Road, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9DB 0191 273 0598 andymay2002@yahoo.co.uk

Dave McQuade 77 Southbrooke AvenueHartlepool TS25 5JB

Tel: 01429  260216 email: dmcquade@zetnet.co.uk


Colin Ross  5 Denebank, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay  NE25 9AE
0191 252 6585   rosspipes@aol.com  In addition to making pipes, Colin supplies chanter and drone reeds

and will service and restore other makes of pipes.


John Ross, 3 Victoria Place, Pounds Hill, Crediton EX17 1DS, Devon john-ross@john-ross-silversmith.com


Julia Say Park House, Lynemouth, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 5XQ

Tel: 01670 860215 Julia.Say@nspipes.co.uk not currently taking orders, any sets available will be advertised. Advice always available.


Uwe Seitz Burgstallstrasse 1, Adelsheim-Sennfeld D74740 Germany 0049-06291/fax7627 rosaluweba@t-online.de


Mike Sharp   Los Gatos, California USA, (510) 209-7950 www.sharpagpipes.com 


Dave Shaw, Northumbrian and Scottish Smallpipes, Irish Pipes and SHAW Whistles

2 Shafto Cottage,Craghead,Stanley, DH9 6DW.
www.daveshaw.co.uk  Tel 01207 231474 dave@daveshaw.co.uk


Ray Sloan, Maison du Luthier, Rouviel, Meile, Ille Et Vilaine, 35420, Brittany, France.  

ray@raysloan.com www.borderbagpipes.com  0033 (0)6 23 58 23 94


Paul Tabbush 70, Burnt Hill Road Farnham, Surrey. GU10 3LN

Tel: 01252 722938. Started making and fettling Northumbrian Pipes in 2010


If you would like to be added to, or removed from, this list please contact website@northumbrianpipers.org.uk



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