Irish uilleann pipers for funerals and weddings

 

During the lockdown we are still providing solo pipers and singers for funerals, conditional to all of the safe distancing protocols being observed fully.

The evocative celtic sound of the uilleann pipes, an ancient Irish instrument, provides a lasting memory for that final farewell at a funeral service or graveside.

It's also for those happy occasions such as wedding receptions and company functions seeking a distinctly Irish flavour.

Perfect to play the bride and groom into the church and or the reception.

Our pipers travel nationwide, so distance is not a problem.






Use our enquiry form or our callback form.

We promise to answer your enquiry quickly and efficiently.

We also supply Irish bagpipers.

Call us on 020 8111 1916.

Also call 07877 819255* outside of office hours for short notice bookings.


* You can also WhatsApp your enquiry and we'll reply promptly.

See and hear our main uilleann piper 'The Shanachie piper', below.

 

Uilleann pipes or bagpipes?

I would just like to thank the piper so much for today, it was a beautiful addition to my grandfathers funeral and I honestly couldn't fault it in any way".Thank you again x Jade E.

"Dear Sean, I would just like say how wonderful the Uillean Piper was for my husband Paul's wake. The choice of music he played was excellent and he certainly played a little longer than his booked hour, everybody was very complimentary. I cannot fault the service that you provided". Kindest regards, Mrs Jackie O.

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The uilleann pipes are viewed by many as more of an 'Irish' instrument.

The main differences between the uilleann pipes and the bagpipes, apart from the sound, are that the uilleann pipes are played seated and the piper wears smart casual attire.

The bagpiper plays whilst standing and is therefore more mobile.

He also wears a kilt and uniform, which for some clients is a decisive factor in choice.

You can find lots of information on our bagpipers, including an excellent video here.

Coronavirus update: For the duration of the Coronavirus issue, we've amended our cancellation policy. Until further notice, we're allowing all pending and future bookings to be postponed indefinitely, without affecting your deposit, which can be used towards any amended booking. For full details visit our terms and conditions page.



questions?

Answers to all of the most frequently asked questions from past bookers regarding what an uilleann piper does, how he does it, etc, are found here.

contact options

We've got several contact options ranging from enquiry and callback forms, text, whatsapp and that good old fashioned telephone! details here.

weddings

The beautiful Celtic sound of the uilleann Pipes is a very popular addition to a wedding reception, particularly at the early part of the evening.