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 85 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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BagpiperMinehead

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

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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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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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From£220
BagpiperLondon

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

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BagpiperLondon

Friendly and professional military piper available for all occasions.

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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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BagpiperGlasgow

Ross is a Grade 1 piper with 14 years experience of playing at weddings and events all over the world.

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BagpiperSelkirk

World pipe band champion piper Grant Munro available for weddings, funerals, parties and corporate events.

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BagpiperGlasgow

Hello, I'm a Piper from Glasgow with experience piping at weddings, burns suppers, festivals and Pipe Band Competitions.

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BagpiperLiverpool & The North West

Traditional Highland Bagpiper with over 45 years experience . Available for weddings, Funerals, Parties, Corporate events, Burns suppers,

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BagpiperBrighton

If you want a piece of Scottish dancing and singing at your function, whether it be accordion, bagpipes, piano or guitar, give me a shout!

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BagpiperBraintree

Multi-instrumentalist specialising in Swedish, Folk, Ceilidh with a classical background.

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From£350
BagpiperWaterlooville

Experienced keyboard player (30yrs). Has played predominantly in UK and Europe for both original and function bands. Own gear & insured.

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BagpiperShoreham-by-Sea

Accomplished Irish, Uilleann Piper, mandolin, whistles, session musician, performs with Tripping Upstairs Irish and Ceilidh band.

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BagpiperEdinburgh

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

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BagpiperSheffield

I am a professional bagpiper based in Sheffield, Yorkshire. I have over 20 years experience playing at 1000's of events.

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BagpiperBraintree

Andrew is a bagpiper based in Essex and is available for birthdays, weddings, funerals, Burns Night, Hogmanay, corporate events and more.

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BagpiperCwmbran

Reliable piper for any event

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
Busiest times:
June, October, November

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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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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