Bagpipers available to hire in Shropshire

Find bagpipers for hire in Shropshire! 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 124 best bagpipers local to Shropshire here. All are available in Shropshire.

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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 Piper Millie Scott Bagpiper with Encore
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£225 - £350
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 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 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.

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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 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 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 James Meiklejohn Bagpiper with Encore
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£190 - £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 Chris Gray - Piper & Pianist  Bagpiper with Encore
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£160 - £210
BagpiperGlasgow

Chris Gray is a Scottish Piper, Pianist, Whistle Player Composer & Tutor based in Glasgow, Scotland.

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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 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 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

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Latest reviews of our Bagpipers in Shropshire

Matthew McRae
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"Matthew really added to the enjoyment of our guests at our nephew's wedding: he piped us from the ceremony to the drinks reception and continued playing in the grounds thus setting the tone for a great wedding. I have no hesitation in recommending him."

Ona hired Matthew McRae for a Wedding (available in Shropshire)

Verified Review, 20 May 2024
Andrew Brian
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"Andrew played the bagpipes at our son’s wedding last weekend. He played for guest arrival, bride & groom exit, and was happy to make a short journey to Caernarfon Castle for photos. Andrew played the music we requested and looked great in his attire. Very pleased we chose him. It made my day "

Catherine hired Andrew Brian for a Wedding (available in Shropshire)

Verified Review, 18 May 2024
Mike Simmons
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"We absolutely love Mike, he played for our wedding, including leaeding my wife and her bridal party down the aisle playing Highland Cathedral. Couldn't have asked for better, all the guests absolutely loved him."

Calum hired Mike Simmons for a Wedding (available in Shropshire)

Verified Review, 17 May 2024

FAQs about hiring Bagpipers in Shropshire

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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 Shropshire

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Popular genres:
Folk, Rock, Pop
Average response time:
5 hours
Busiest times:
January, May, August

How much does it cost to hire a Bagpiper in Shropshire?

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

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