Bagpipers for hire in Gloucestershire

Find bagpipers for hire in Gloucestershire! 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 87 best bagpipers local to Gloucestershire here.

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Hire Tony Hurst The Piper for All Occasions  Bagpiper with Encore
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£225 - £275
BagpiperWiltshire

Traditional Highland Piper for all Occasions. with over 20 years experience, Full Public Liability Insurance to 10 M and a Member of the MU

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Hire Paul Boness Bagpiper with Encore
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BagpiperStratford-upon-Avon

Paul is a piper with over 50 years' experience. He will travel anywhere, and speaks fluent French and German.

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Hire The Highland Bagpiper Bagpiper with Encore
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£250 - £875
BagpiperHereford

Pipe Sergeant Simon Addison. An established, highly-experienced, full-time professional piper with over 23 years of experience.

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Hire Alasdair Cuthbert Bagpiper with Encore
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£170 - £240
BagpiperOxford

I am a traditional piper looking for work in Oxford, London and surrounding area, with nearly 10 years of experience of parties, events etc.

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Hire Andy Warn - Classical Guitar and Bagpipes Bagpiper with Encore
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BagpiperBristol

Create the perfect background ambiance with the evocative sound of the classical guitar with a repertoire covering classical, Spanish, Latin

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Hire Richard Jasper Bagpiper with Encore
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£300 - £400
BagpiperOxford

Richard is a Bagpiper and Singer/Songwriter with many years experience.

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Hire George Sinclair Bagpiper with Encore
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£187.50 - £387.50
BagpiperOxford

Traditional Highland Bagpiper for any occasions. Over 10 years professional experience, 10M Public Liability Insurance and Member of the MU

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Hire Piper Millie Scott Bagpiper with Encore
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£225 - £325
BagpiperLondon

Professional piper for any occasion 🎶 ceremonies and services, tv and media, school visits, private and corporate events.

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Hire Matthew McRae Bagpiper with Encore
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From£165
BagpiperLondon

With 27 years' of experience as a professional bagpiper, Matthew is the perfect addition to make your day special and distinct to any other!

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Hire Andrew MacGregor Bagpiper with Encore
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From£170
BagpiperBraintree

Andrew is a bagpiper based in Essex and is available for Birthdays, Weddings ,Funerals , Burns Nights , Hogmanay, Corporate Events and more.

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Hire Andrew Brian Bagpiper with Encore
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£187.50 - £312.50
BagpiperWarrington

Full time, professional Highland bagpiper to hire throughout the UK. Specialist in Weddings and Funerals plus many other types of events.

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Hire Michael Gordon Bagpiper with Encore
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£165 - £185
BagpiperNottingham

Michael is a highly skilled bagpiper based in Nottinghamshire. Michael is available to play the pipes at Weddings, Funerals & other events.

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Hire Craig McIntosh Bagpiper with Encore
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£180 - £200
BagpiperGreat Britain, United Kingdom

The #1 Bagpiper, Wedding Piper, Funeral Piper, Private Events, Burns Night, Hogmany, Parties, Professional Bagpiper, all the United Kingdom.

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Hire James Meiklejohn Bagpiper with Encore
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£200 - £295
BagpiperCardiff

I am a bagpipe player originally from Edinburgh but now living in Cardiff, and play at all kinds of traditional and contemporary events.

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Hire David McRobb Bagpiper with Encore
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£200 - £300
BagpiperMiddlesbrough

I have played the pipes since I was 8 years old played in world championship winning pipebands and also competed as a solo piper

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Hire Rob Muir Bagpiper with Encore
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From£180
BagpiperCorby

Very experienced bagpiper having played for 40 years. Weddings/Funerals/Birthdays/New Year/Burns Night/Any special occasion

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Hire Colin Sutherland Bagpiper with Encore
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£175 - £280
BagpiperMorpeth

Colin is a superb bagpipe player with a huge repertoire of memorised tunes

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Hire Michael Quinn Bagpiper with Encore
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£225 - £312.50
BagpiperHyde

#40 years experience, ex Pipe Major of Manchester Fire Service Pipe band currently teaching competing with City Of Manchester Pipe Band

Latest reviews of our Bagpipers in Gloucestershire

Tony Hurst The Piper for All Occasions
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"Had such a wonderful experience with Tony! He was really accommodating to what we wanted for our wedding and it made such a lovely surprise for my new husband when we arrived at the venue! Although he couldn't make it himself, he arranged two other amazing pipers in his place which all the guests loved. Thank you so much!!"

Ellie hired Tony Hurst The Piper for All Occasions for a Wedding (available in Gloucestershire)

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Paul Boness
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"Superb playing with comprehensive and versatile repertoire . "

Jacky hired Paul Boness for a Private event (available in Gloucestershire)

Verified Review, 6 June 2024
Tony Hurst The Piper for All Occasions
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"Tony was incredible on our wedding day! He was professional and so good at what he does! It was a lovely nod to my dad, who was overwhelmed by us surprising our guests with Tony being there! "

Amy hired Tony Hurst The Piper for All Occasions for a Wedding (available in Gloucestershire)

Verified Review, 26 May 2024

FAQs about hiring Bagpipers in Gloucestershire

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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 Gloucestershire

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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 Gloucestershire?

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

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