This Musician Covers The Following Areas;
County Durham, Tyne And Wear, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire,
North East England , Teeside,
Cleveland and Cumbria. Other Areas Considered.
This Piper has been performing for over 30 years.
He plays a set of Henderson Bagpipes which date back to Circa 1912 and
is only the second piper to own these pipes since they were knew. The
pipes were originally owned by the Late Mrs Hamilton Of Clackmannan
This piper wears the distinctive Red Hamilton Tartan in honour of Mrs
this piper has played all over the World from Scotland to England,
Australia, Denmark, Eire, USA, Canada, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador,
Bermuda, Antigua, Panama, Honduras, Zambia, Greece, France, Italy,
Taiwan, the Philippines, South Korea, Australia and the Falkland
This piper Served with the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland
Highlanders and has been taught by the best at the Army School of
Bagpipe Music at Bridge of Don Aberdeen and subsequently at the Army
school of Piping in Edinburgh Castle.
This piper has performed for members of the Royal Family including Her
Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as well as for both British and Australian
He has performed for many corporations including British Airways and
This Piper has performed as a solo Piper at Armistice day in the UK and
in the ANZACS day parade in Sydney Australia.
A Choice Of Uniforms
This Piper has a choice of Uniform;
Full dress uniform with feather bonnet in Red Hamilton Tartan.
or a day dress (slightly less formal) uniform, which can be worn with
the Red Hamilton or the Hebridean Granite Tartan.
If required this Piper can wear his service medals with his uniform.
This piper's uniform is made by the best craftsman in the UK and is
simply second to none.
This piper is 45 years old and has been playing at weddings since he was
14 years old. He has gained a great deal of experience and can help you
to get the very best from the Piper's contribution to your big day.
"We booked to play at our son and our future daughter in laws wedding.
had arrived at the church early and had made himself familiar with the
surroundings. He looked absolutely fantastic in full highland dress and
when he began to play the pipes it made the hairs stand up on your body.
We left the choice of music to the piper and he played the right tunes
at the right times. He was very friendly and obliging and had many
photographs taken with our guests. He received many compliments for his
wonderful playing and we would like to add our heartfelt thanks to you
for making a special, proud day just perfect".
Neil Baldwin - Blackburn
Durham bagpiper HP16 has played at many services, burials, and
cremations and has a compassionate and caring nature. He is happy to
discuss the full details of any request prior to the day. He has a vast
repertoire of slow marches, airs and laments.
"grateful thanks for your excellent playing last Friday at my Auntie's
funeral in Durham City. She had a great love of Scotland and the
selection of traditional tunes was both moving and a fitting tribute to
Newport on Tay
Bagpipes For Corporate Events
This piper has played at many corporate events including retirement
events, product launches and company parties.
Many companies look for something to add a bit of individuality to their
event and having a Piper is a low cost way to achieve that.
this Piper has played for British Airways, T Mobile, British Telecom,
Dewar's Whisky, Taiwan Whisky Importers and many small businesses from
clubs and gyms to small air operators and fashion designers.
These occasions create great photographic opportunities for
future company newsletters or websites.
"A really big thank you to you for entertaining us at our Gala Dinner.
Your attendance made the perfect evening and your attendance was very
much appreciated particularly given the extreme weather.
Please find attached a note from our Site Director, Mark Williams.
I look forward to meeting you again in the future.
Kind Regards" Claire Watson, Sabic UK
This piper has a vast experience of playing at Burns night celebrations.
He previously travelled to Panama to play for the British ambassador at
a Panamanian Burns Night. He has a vast repertoire of Burns tunes and he
can do the address to the Haggis and certainly has the accent for it.
"Over the past two weeks Jim performed at two of our functions. At both,
his performance was spectacular. It was the first Burns' Supper I had
attended and was exceptionally impressed with the uniqueness of the
address to the haggis and the theatre produced. All who attended enjoyed
the spectacle and the performance".
This Piper is 100% reliable and has been serving clients for Over 30
How To Check Availability And Receive A Quote
That's simple, just complete the online
enquiry form with the details of your event. Once availability
has been confirmed you will receive an email with a quote tailored to
your requirements. I look forward to having the opportunity of playing
at your event.
Sample Repertoire List
Below , is a small selection of some of the tunes that this musician can play. He can play a
very large quantity of tunes and far too many to list them all.
have some particular favourites that are not listed, then he will be
happy to discuss your ideas with you.
In The Stilly Night
For The Love Of A Princess (Braveheart)
All The Blue Bonnets Are Over The Border ~ March
Amazing Grace ~ Slow Air / Hymn
Blue Bells Of Scotland ~ March
Bonny Dundee ~ March
Bonny Lass Of Fyvie ~ March
Brown Haired Maiden ~ March
Cailin Mo Ruin-Sa (The Maid I Adore) ~ Air
Cock O’ The North ~ March
Corriechoillies’ Welcome ~ March
Highland Cathedral ~ Air
Highland Laddie ~ March
Highland Wedding ~ March
Mairi’s Wedding ~ March
Meeting Of The Waters ~ March
Mingulay Boat Song ~ Air
Mull Of Kintyre ~ Air
Murdo’s Wedding ~ March
My Love Is But A Lassie Yet ~ March
O Flower Of Scotland ~ Air
Ode To Joy ~ Air / Hymn
Old Rustic Bridge ~ March
Rab’s Wedding ~ March
Road To The Isles ~ March
Scotland The Brave ~ March
Skye Boat Song ~ Air
Sweet Maid Of Glendaruel ~ March
Swing Of The Kilt ~ March
Teribus O’ Terioden ~ March
Westering Home ~ Air
Whistle O’ The Lave O’t ~ March
Wi’ A Hundred Pipers ~ March
Scotland The Brave
The 51 St Highland Division
Battle Of Lkilliecrankie
Bonnie Lass Of Fyvie
Flett From Flotta
The Green Hills Of Tyrol
I See Mull
Hieghts Of Dargai
Battle Of The Somme
Leaving Port Askaig
The Mcneils Of Ugadale
Mcdonald's Awa Tae The War
Hills Of Caithness
O'r The Bows Tae Ballindalloch
The Kesh Jig
The Fox Hunter
Glasgow City Pipers
The Banjo Breakdown
Train Journey North
Rocking The Babay
Laid A Herring In Salt
The Jig Of The Slurs
Morag Of Dunvegan
Rthe Skye Boat Song
The Mingulay Boat Sone
The Mist Covered Mountains
Take The High Road
Stop Your Tickeling Jock
The Crags Of Tumbledown
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