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Bugles for hire in the UK

Hire a bugle in the UK for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 4 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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I am a cheerful professional trumpeter with 20 years experience, mostly classical & recording sessions, but "variety is the spice of life"!

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Lena Margareta is a Swedish jazz singer, trumpet, bugle and autoharp player. Professional freelance musician since moving to London in 2013.

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Professional, versatile, variety musical entertainer with over 30 years experience in shows, cabaret, functions and more!

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A versatile musician from a military backround. Playing everything from Big Band to Baroque on Trumpet and (yes!) Tuba. Bands available too.

Bugles available across the UK and Ireland


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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
4 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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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 bugle play my favourite song?

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

How much time do bugles take to set up?

Your bugle 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 bugle 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 bugles 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 bugles 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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