Ed Arnold

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verified bookings: 58
Reviews: 32
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Ed Arnold

Surprise Bagpiper Appearance for your Party

I absolutely love playing at parties. There is no better feeling than knowing that you've managed to make someone's day extra special and one they'll never forget.
From: £100 per event
Ed Arnold

Bring Scottish Tradition to Your Wedding with Highland Bagpiper Ed Arnold

Bring Scottish tradition to your wedding with a Highland bagpiper in full Scottish attire. A bagpiper is perfect entertainment for any wedding wanting a Scottish flavour.
From: £140 per event
Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold - Scottish and Irish Funeral Bagpiper

You are guaranteed a reliable and professional service. I take immense pride in my performances and I will liaise with you and your funeral directors to ensure everything runs smoothly.
From: £140 per event

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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.

32 Reviews
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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

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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.

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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.

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Carmen Turner

March 21, 2021

Ed did an amazing job for my Father's 70th. Took requests and played beautifully. Highly recommend 👌

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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

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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


Set List/Services

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.