Pipemakers, Reedmakers and Fettlers

If you would like to be added to, or removed from, any of the lists below please contact webmaster@northumbrianpipers.org.uk

Tyneside Pipemakers’ Forum

The NPS supports the sharing of pipemaking knowledge and information via the Tyneside Pipemakers’ Forum, which holds meetings at Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN, generally on the first Saturday of the month. Participants include professional and amateur pipemakers and those with an interest in the making of pipes and related skills. Contact Stan May.

Pipemakers & Fettlers

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. nigelbarlow.nsp@gmail.com

Kim Bull

Bellingham, Northumberland.
Email Kim@northumbrianpipes.co.ukwww.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


Henry Knox

5 Ashfield Terrace, Shilbottle, Alnwick NE66 2UX 01665 575669

Andrew Lawrenson

8 Castleside Road, Denton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne
See YouTube channel
Principally for reeds, tuning and maintenance.

Andy May

215 Wingrove Road, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9DB
0191 273 0598 andymay2002@yahoo.co.uk

Dave McQuade

77 Southbrooke Avenue Hartlepool TS25 5JB
Tel: 01429  260216 email: dmcquade@zetnet.co.uk

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.sharpbagpipes.com 

Dave Shaw

2 Shafto Cottage, Craghead, Stanley, Co Durham, DH9 6DW

Tel: 01207 231474 Email: dave@daveshaw.co.uk

Website: http://www.daveshaw.co.uk

Paul Tabbush

70, Burnt Hill Road Farnham, Surrey. GU10 3LN
Tel: 01252 722938.

Started making and fettling Northumbrian Pipes in 2010.


Kim Bull

Chanter reeds, Composite drone reeds, Cane drone reeds
Email: kim@northumbrianpipes.co.uk
Website: www.northumbrianpipes.co.uk

Iain Allen

Chanter reeds and Cane drone reeds for Small pipes and Border pipes
Email: iain@bagpipereeds.co.uk
Website: www.bagpipereeds.co.uk/

Eric Franklin

Will make reeds for pipers willing to visit for fitting.
Email: helen27@btinternet.com

Wallie Ogilvie

Chanter reeds
Email: w@ogilvie.myzen.co.uk