OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE
Ed has been playing the Great Highland Bagpipe for over 25 years and has performed at countless Weddings, Parties, Funerals, Burns Suppers, Hogmanay Events and many other occasions. He’s appeared on ITV’s ‘The Dales’ and ‘The Lakes’ and played at a number of high profile events including the IIFA Awards 2007 at Sheffield Arena. Ed is the official bagpipe tutor at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate and has been teaching there since 2010 as well as teaching privately at home . He is currently a member of Manchester Phoenix Pipe Band (All England Champions 2016 & 2018) and competes with the band at major competitions including the British, Scottish and World Championships.
Based in Sheffield, Available Everywhere
Based in Stocksbrige, Sheffield, Ed is well located for events in Huddersfield, Halifax, Barnsley, Rotherham, Pontefract, Leeds, Wetherby, Harrogate, Hull, York, Doncaster, Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham, Retford, Newark, Manchester and Lincoln. Ed loves to travel and is always happy to consider international events and has previously performed at events in Germany, Slovenia, Croatia and Spain.
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Bagpipes are perfect for welcoming guests, giving the bride and groom a grand entrance, entertaining guests during photos and leading the bride and groom to the top table.
Grant the last request of a loved one, honour their Scottish heritage or regimental background. Find out more about how the bagpipes can help give a poignant send off.
From birthday parties to retirement do’s, Christenings to Stag and Hen Do’s. A professional bagpipe player is a perfect way to add some Scottish tradition, impress your guests and get feet tapping.
Impress international dignitaries, surprise a staff member on their leaving do, or enhance your special corporate event with a Scottish Bagpipe player.
Thinking about learning to play the bagpipe? Ed is the official bagpipe tutor at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate and he teaches one to one lessons privately at home and also via Skype.
Looking for a bagpiper or a full pipe band for a film / TV production? Find out more about my past experience and opportunities.