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Scottish Bagpipers throughout Scotland

Scottish Pipers for Weddings, Corporate Events, Burns Nights, Remembrance Services and Tourism

Pipers Glasgow, Edinburgh Scotland and the UK

You can really make an impression and set the scene with a Scottish Piper for your special occasion. Organising an event is a challenge at the best of times. So we make it easy to arrange your Scottish bagpiper. All our pipers are reliable, experienced and many are award winning, competition pipers.

Arkleston Piping is the easiest way to book a Scottish Bagpiper anywhere in Scotland

Arkleston Piping offers a simple way to book from a vast network of pipers for hire in Glagow, Edinburgh and the whole of Scotland.

We qualify our musicians to ensure you get the best for your event. So we can find you exactly what you need, the closest to your event and save you money!

Help and Advice on Hand ... Anytime!

Not sure what to choose or what music will suit your event, then just give us a call. We're happy to help and as we're bagpipers ourselves, you can call upon our wealth of expertise to fine tune your event to make it as perfect as possible!

Reassurance and Peace of Mind

You can be assured you'll get what you ask for and we're here to help, should something go wrong on the day. We'll support you when you need it, so you have piece of mind to enjoy your day without worry.


Uniforms tend to be of 2 varieties. What we call No. 1 Uniform and No. 2 Uniform.

The descriptions below are illustrative of these two main types of uniform but Arkleston Piping only provide pipers in the No. 2 uniform.

A brief guide on bagpipers uniforms:

No. 2 Uniform

No. 2 Uniform

These are the most readily available throughout Scotland and the UK. This uniform is formal yet gives the piper more movement than the full uniform. It's also the uniform more pipe bands are adopting these days.

The uniform consists of:

  • Glengarry bonnet
  • Shirt, Waistcoat, Jacket & Tie
  • Kilt
  • Sporran
  • Hose
  • Brogues

No. 1 Uniform

No. 1 Uniform

This is the much more formal uniform and what we often refer to as 'full dress uniform'.

The uniform consists of:

  • Feather Bonnet
  • Tunic
  • Plaid, Crossbelt & Brooch
  • Kilt
  • Sporran
  • Hose
  • Brogues

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We've put together a collection of piping music samples from our to help you with your music choices for your event.

Have a listen to traditional and well known pipe music. Don't worry if the piece you want isn't listed. All our pipers are accomplished musicians and have hundreds of tunes available in their repertoire. Just ask us if you'd like something special.

All Bookings Confirmed in Writing

We provide a Booking Agreement for every booking confirming the details of your event and your requirements. No misunderstandings!

You can call Arkleston Piping at any time to check your booking details.

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