A spiritual celebration for a 102nd birthday

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012 in Events, News | 0 comments

A spiritual celebration for a 102nd birthday

On a beautiful sunny Sunday in March, I went to a fascinating gig at The Husseini Mosque in Northolt, West London.  The worshippers were celebrating their spiritual leader reaching the fine old age of 102.  To mark it, the lucky man is on a world tour including Northolt.  I’ll have whatever he’s having if I can live to be 102! At the Mosque, everyone was looking fantastic and was super friendly and welcoming to me and my good old pipes.  My brief was to march and lead the spiritual leader through the...

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Piping for Burns Night Supper in Holborn

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Bands, Events, News, Reviews | 0 comments

Piping for Burns Night Supper in Holborn

There was a fantastic Burns supper tonight in Holborn.  The haggis season is long in London so even though Burns Night was technically last month, I’m still piping away for the last few parties. I left the office in plenty of time and was glad I did.  Couldn’t believe the amount of snow when I got off at Holborn Tube.  This particular event was hosted by “Bite Entertainment” a boutique caterers, whose canapés were the best I’ve ever had – “Rare roast beef on Scottish scone bread with a chilli...

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Luton Hoo Hotel and piping from Dr Zhivago

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Bands, Events, News | 0 comments

Luton Hoo Hotel and piping from Dr Zhivago

Tonight’s gig was at a country house called Luton Hoo in Befordshire – a luxury five star hotel with acres and acres of parkland surrounding it. The client, mindful of the weather, kept me informed of the importance of being there on time. No need to fret lassie – sure – I’m outside this beautiful house an hour early. I find the banqueting room with no problem and meet the Master of Ceremonies who takes control of the evening. This large room I’m told is for a party of six Russians and I have to be...

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Professional pipers for all occasions

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Featured post | 0 comments

Bagpipers for Hire provide talented highland bagpipers for a variety of special occasions. No-one understands the bagpipes better than us – it’s our passion, knowledge and friendly approach that delivers the very best service for all our clients. If you require bagpipers of distinction to play at weddings, birthdays, funerals, corporate events or themed Scottish and Irish parties please get in touch. Our pipers are friendly and compassionate.  Our musicians will seamlessly fit in with the tone of your...

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