Services From Ed Arnold
Bring Scottish Tradition to Your Wedding with Highland Bagpiper Ed Arnold
Ed Arnold - Scottish and Irish Funeral Bagpiper
I was taught the bagpipes as a child and have been playing for over 25 years. I have played and competed with various pipe bands and now compete with Manchester Phoenix Pipe Band. I teach the bagpipes privately and I'm also employed by the M.O.D to teach the bagpipes at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate to junior soldiers. I have appeared on the ITV Series 'The Dales' as well as 'The Lakes' playing at weddings featured on the programs. I have performed at 1000's of weddings, funerals, parties, and other events and have countless positive testimonials from very happy clients. I am booked every New Years Eve to play at Thorpe Park Hotel in Leeds, as well as Napoleon's Casino in Sheffield. I also receive repeat Burns Night bookings from Loch Fyne in Sheffield. I have a very good relationship with a number of funeral directors in Sheffield, Barnsley, Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham, all of whom use me as their first port of call whenever they have a client that needs a bagpiper.
I cover Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Bolton, Harrogate, Bradford, York, Doncaster, Wakefield, Hull, Derby, Nottingham, and Lincoln, etc.
michelle bruntlett• July 3, 2021
Ed was booked as a surprise for my husband on our wedding day and he did not disappoint! . He was also very accommodating at coming to play at 2 venues due to the pandemic when restrictions meant less numbers in church. Nothing was too much for him. He came and played me into church and also and during the signing of the register. He also played at our wedding blessing and he was exceptional ! there was not dry eye in the house . We can highly recommend Ed as one of the best thank you Michelle and Scott Lowman
Rosalyn Anderson• May 27, 2021
Ed Arnold is a gentleman. So obliging, confident and of a happy disposition.
I would thoroughly recommend him.
Thank you Ed.
Maureen Dorrin• May 26, 2021
Oh my goodness!! What a fitting tribute to my Dad. Ed walked the cars into the crematorium. It was very moving and so special. Ed is a wonderful player and I will definitely be recommending him to all. Thankyou.
Carmen Turner• March 21, 2021
Ed did an amazing job for my Father's 70th. Took requests and played beautifully. Highly recommend 👌
Jessica mitchell• Nov. 13, 2020
Ed was in contact all through to the event. He made our mums funeral that little bit easier. He was amazing and I would highly recommend! Amazing. Thankyou so much
Sarah rice• Oct. 31, 2020
Fantastic Ed was lovely he arrived on time although the weather was awful he still managed to play outside. Would definitely book him again
I play all the well known Scottish bagpipe tunes including Highland Cathedral, Flower of Scotland, Mull of Kyntyre, Amazing Grace, Scotland The Brave, Scottish Soldier, Skye Boat Song, Highland Laddie and The Black Bear, etc. My repertoire is quite extensive and changes from time to time as I'm frequently learning new tunes as a solo player and a band player.