How to choose a piper for your special day
Choose a Wedding Bagpiper Package
Arranging a wedding can be a challenging time, particularly if you are arranging a wedding in Scotland and you are living a distance from your venue. Arkleston Piping will make it easy to find the best wedding bagpipes and wedding pipers for your day. We’ll get them booked quickly, professionally and always with your wedding dreams in mind.
Listen to wedding music
We’ve put together a collection of piping music samples to help you with your music choices for your wedding.
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 hundres of tunes available in their repertoire. Just ask us if you’d like something special.
Your Piper can play to welcome your guests to the ceremony, this is usually 30 minutes before you arrive.
Pipe your bridal car into the venue.
Play for the bridal entrance, your big moment, so make it majestic!
For the signing of the register and while your photographer takes happy snaps.
Pipe the newly wedded couple out of the venue, a regal farewell.
With a little time after the ceremony for photos, this will be for a total of an hour.
Half an hour before the ceremony to welcome guests and the bridal party to the venue, then piper away.
Half an hour to welcome the evening guests to your reception then piper away
Ceremony Plus Top Table
This package gives you a Piper for the full afternoon:
Pipe to welcome your guests for 30 minutes prior to your ceremony
Pipe your bridal car’s arrival at your venue
Pipe the bridal party down the aisle (processional) if required
Pipe for the register signing if required
Pipe the newly wedded couple up the aisle (recessional), a regal farewell
Pipe for entrance to the meal of the top table and/or happy couple, a very Scottish tradition
All bookings confirmed in writing
We provide a Booking Agreement for every booking which confirms the details of your day and the requirements for your piper. So there’s no misunderstandings.
Listen to Wedding Music
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.
Piping Music Ideas
Mull of Kintyre
Rowan Tree & Wings
Ballad of Glencoe
Blue Bonnets Over The Border
Flower of Scotland
Scotland the Brave