This article is from the Bagpipe FAQ, by Denise McNickle firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
You'll also want to find a teacher. There are several ways of doing this.
If there is a pipe band in your area, you might query one of the band members.
There will often be one or more band members who conduct lessons for
beginners; it's a time-honored technique for recruiting new band members. You
can also contact one of the piping associations such as the EUSPBA - these
associations often have a list of teachers in various local areas.