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UK hosts first ever International Bagpipe Conference

10 March 2012 Last updated at 11:39 GMT

Enthusiasts from across Europe are gathering in London for the first ever International Bagpipe Day Conference.

The event aims to celebrate the diversity of bagpipes around the world.

Bagpipers Jean-Pierre Van Hees and Olle Gallmo - and conference organiser Cassandre Balosso-Bardin - showed-off a range of bagpipes on the BBC's Breakfast programme, and persuaded presenter Charlie Stayt to have a go.

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