Bagpipers for hire in East Lothian

Find bagpipers for hire in East Lothian! Famous worldwide as the traditional instrument of Scotland, the spine-tingling sound of the bagpipes creates the perfect atmosphere for weddings, funerals, or Burns night parties. You can even book one of our professional bagpipers to perform at your event in full Scottish Highland dress for added authenticity! Choose from our selection of the 81 best bagpipers local to East Lothian here.

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Hire Ross McCrindle Bagpiper with Encore
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£187.50 - £250
BagpiperEdinburgh

Ross is an award winning Edinburgh piper of 35 years. Former Senior Pipe Major of the British Army and lone piper at the Edinburgh Tattoo.

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Hire Mybagpiper Kenneth McBride Bagpiper with Encore
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£218.75 - £281.25
BagpiperPrestonpans

Mybagpiper is a Full Time Professional offering Bagpiping Services for any Event. Guaranteed Quality and Reliability.

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Hire Ryan Anderson Bagpiper with Encore
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£180 - £260
BagpiperEdinburgh

Ryan is sure to add something special to your event! Take a look and get in touch with any questions!

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Hire Ally Park Bagpiper with Encore
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£180 - £350
BagpiperEdinburgh

Ally The Bagpiper

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Hire Neil MacPhail Bagpiper with Encore
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From£180
BagpiperEdinburgh

I have played at many different events around the world. Whatever the event, I'm your man!

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Hire Drum+Drones Bagpiper with Encore
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£250 - £400
BagpiperEdinburgh

Family Bagpiping and Drumming for Special Ocassions

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Hire Robin Alderslowe Bagpiper with Encore
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£125 - £375
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Hire Rex Benson Bagpiper with Encore
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£165 - £260
BagpiperEdinburgh

10 years of experience playing at weddings, events, conferences etc. Offering a tailored service or your event. Reliable, traditional music

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Hire Archie Macpherson Bagpiper with Encore
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£160 - £260
BagpiperEdinburgh

Pipe Maj of EA and Pipe Serg of EUOTC with 15 years experience. Repertoire to fit any event, with unique skill and presence worthy of you.

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Hire Bagpipe Delight Bagpiper with Encore
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£175 - £300
BagpiperEdinburgh

Professional events Piper with an immense amount of experience. From Lone Piper at the Commonwealth Games to Functions around the globe!

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Hire Will Farquharson Bagpiper with Encore
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£250 - £400
BagpiperEdinburgh

A young piper played at numerous functions e.g beating of the retreat for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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Hire Lucas Fraser Bagpiper with Encore
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£160 - £250
BagpiperEdinburgh

A traditional Highland Piper who has played for over nine years, at a variety of events such as weddings, funerals and Burns nights.

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Hire Hugo Macpherson Bagpiper with Encore
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£170 - £350
BagpiperEdinburgh

Experienced Bagpiper that has played in many high profile events. My piping has taken me across Europe for competing and ceremonial events.

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Hire Rory Campbell Bagpiper with Encore
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From£180
BagpiperGalashiels

I have been playing bagpipes in pipe bands and folk bands all my life, gathering a large amount of experience and an extensive repertoire.

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Hire Shonagh Duncan Bagpiper with Encore
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BagpiperBathgate

SCD Solo Piper provides Highland Bagpipe music for any event!

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Hire Scott Methven Bagpiper with Encore
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BagpiperStirling

I’m a very competent piper, you won’t regret choosing me .

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Hire Callum Russell Bagpiper with Encore
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£100 - £280
BagpiperSouth Ayrshire Council

Having played at many events across the world, I am a professional and friendly bagpiper who is able to travel far across Scotland.

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Hire Gary Thomson Bagpiper with Encore
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£160 - £200
BagpiperGlasgow

Pipe Major with many years of experience offering a friendly, professional service for any event.

Latest reviews of our Bagpipers in East Lothian

Mybagpiper Kenneth McBride
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"Kenneth was brilliant! Our guests loved him and it was a special touch to our day. "

Adela hired Mybagpiper Kenneth McBride for a Wedding (available in East Lothian)

Verified Review, 30 June 2024
Ross McCrindle
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"Ross is an incredible bagpiper. He played at my mums wedding this weekend and he was outstanding! All the guests were commenting on how amazing it was. Thank you again Ross for helping make my mums day so special!"

Emma hired Ross McCrindle for a Wedding (available in East Lothian)

Verified Review, 22 June 2024
Ross McCrindle
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"Ross was utterly incredible. His mastery of the pipes bringing the music alive! Our party enjoyed the melodies and were captivated by the history that he shared with us which made the event that much more meaningful. I highly recommend Ross for your event or celebration!!!"

Gerry hired Ross McCrindle for a Wedding (available in East Lothian)

Verified Review, 17 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Bagpipers in East Lothian

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Can any bagpiper play my favourite song?

Professional bagpipers will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that bagpipers may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the bagpiper's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do bagpipers take to set up?

Your bagpiper will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the bagpiper prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our bagpipers are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our bagpipers will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

Hiring a Bagpiper in East Lothian

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Popular genres:
Folk, 1950s era music, Rock
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
January, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Bagpiper in East Lothian?

The typical price for a Bagpiper is:
£Budget£190
££Pro£245
£££High-end£300+

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