From: £185
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Reviews: 19
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Quality traditional Scottish Piper currently with the "1st Battalion Scots Guards" for weddings, funerals, events, etc., to enhance the ceremonial aspects at important times with the assurance of extensive experience and a real sense of both style and occasion. A Glaswegian now based near Selby, Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, KMM, OLJ, OMLJ, has been developing his extensive skills on the highland bagpipes since he was a seven year old Boy Scout. He has enjoyed a long and varied career playing and competing in pipe bands and also solo which has seen him perform in many countries around the world. Past Pipe Major of the "Pontefract & District Caledonian Pipe Band" who became grade 2 "All England Champions" in 2004. One of only three pipers in the United Kingdom who have been honoured with a State Knighthood and should you be seeking that true sense of Scottish style, tradition and expertise for your special day, David is the man when things need to be "right."

18 Reviews
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Tracy Donaldson

11 May 2018

"A super successful surprise for my son's wedding.

Charismatic friendly and engaged with everyone.

His playing was faultless and his piping in of the bride and groom and toast was extra special.

Would highly recommend for any occasion.

Thank you so very much."

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22 Dec 2018

David was amazing and really added a special touch to our big day ❤️❤️❤️

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Aaron Gillespie

27 Jul 2017

"This man was a proffesional and a gentleman who was very knowlegable about bagpiping and scotish tradition. David turned up early, went above and beyond what my father asked and what i expected i recomend david to anyone who wants a quality piper at a very reasonable price. I am so happy with his service!

Kind regards, Aaron."

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Mrs H Short

1 Jun 2018

Dear David Just a quick note to say thank you so much for your part in our Daughter’s wedding at Irnham Hall Grantham. After a horrible journey down, of which you kept us informed all the way, arriving with 15mins to spare your were absolutely professional and looked fabulous in full dress Your playing was faultless and piping in of the bride and groom and toast was extra special, you were absolutely fantastic. Thank you so very much and would recommend you 100%

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Dawn Buckingham

11 Jul 2017

Piping Scot was amazing! He played brilliantly and was very attentive to detail, He looked fabulous in full dress , He was kind and listened to everything we had to say. PipingScot David also sat with my Father after the funeral and that was worth every penny. Piping Scot was early on arrival and stayed over the 45 mins we booked him for . You will not regret booking this amazing Piper for any event !! Not sure about how you do the ranking from 1-5 , so I am leaving it on 5 because I am ...

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  • How long do you play for?
    As the client requires
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
  • How much space do you require?
    8' ceiling clearance
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    All requests considered.
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    In agreement with the client.

Set List/Services

Weddings; Funerals; Birthdays; Burns Suppers; ceilidhs; Scottish connection or not, if you value the assurance of tradition on your special day, the pipes can add much prestige and atmosphere.

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