Bagpipers for hire in the UK

the UK bagpipers for hire! Whether you're arranging a wedding, funeral, Burns night party or concert, you've come to the right place to find the best bagpipers. Choose from over 98 professional bagpipers in the UK on this page. Our accomplished musicians can perform all the traditional music you've imagined and will provide the perfect extra touch for your event.

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BagpiperLarbert

Daniel has played at 100+ weddings and events all over the world and was winner of the 2017 Scottish Wedding Awards for entertainment.

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BagpiperGlasgow

Currently a year 3 student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Scott is a well-rounded, experienced musician from the West of Scotland.

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From£188
BagpiperStratford-upon-Avon

Paul is a piper with over 40 years' experience. He will travel anywhere and speaks fluent French and German.

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From£160
BagpiperRichmond

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

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From£160
BagpiperElgin

I'm Ryan have a look at my profile to see my experience as a piper and what i can add to your event!

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From£130
BagpiperGlasgow

I am a full time Piper and Flautist living in Cambuslang. I love doing what I do and hope I can play for you sometime. Slainte, Tam

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From£140
BagpiperGlasgow

Top quality bagpiper / piper for hire - weddings & events

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From£160
BagpiperAviemore

i am a full time professional bagpiper specialising in Weddings, funerals and corporate events, my dress is full no 1

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From£185
BagpiperStone

I've been piping since I was 14, I'm 48 now. I play in a competition band at a high level. Can cater for all enquiries.

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BagpiperAberdeen

Experienced, award winning Piper. 2017 Daytime Entertainer of the Year - Top Tier Wedding Awards (WINNER).

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From£160
BagpiperLiverpool

Former army (Black Watch) piper. Currently with Scots Guards Association P&D. I`ve played for HM The Queen and at the Edinburgh Tattoo.

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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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From£175
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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From£180
BagpiperMinehead

Donald the Leading Bagpiper throughout Devon Dorset Somerset and Wiltshire will help make your special occasion a memorable one!!

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From£220
BagpiperLondon

I am a very experienced Scottish bagpiper and would be delighted to pipe at your special occasion

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From£160
BagpiperCorby

Highland bagpiper and highland dancer.I have been dancing for over 35 years and playing the bagpipes for over 30 years At competition level.

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BagpiperCambridge

Ex piper with the 1st Battalion The Black Watch, with forty years round the world experience.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
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How much does it cost to hire a bagpiper?

The typical price for a bagpiper is:
£Budget£170
££Pro£235
£££High-end£300+

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

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.

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