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Skirls Aloud Logo
Dunbartonshire

A professional ex military bagpiper and master of ceremonies with a range of packages to suit every budget. I have three different packages on offer - Piper Package (Piper only) MC Package (MC Only) and the unique Ultimate Package (Piper & MC). Piper Package - A Highland bagpiper in Full Regalia A bagpiper in full highland regalia for your ceremony and reception. On duty from 30 minutes prior to the ceremony until the start of your wedding breakfast. What you get................ Meeting with the happy couple as early as possible after booking me to go over your plans and wishes  Bagpiping outside your ceremony venue for 30 minutes prior to the brides arrival  Playing the brides processional tune (if required)  Playing during the signing of the register (if required)  Playing the Bride and Grooms recessional tune (if required)  Playing outside the ceremony venue during photographs  Playing as guests arrive at reception venue (if ceremony and reception venues are different)  Playing as Bride and Groom arrive at reception venue (if ceremony and reception venues are different)  Play the top table in to the reception (if required)(Bagpiping)  Play the happy couple in to the reception (Bagpiping)  Use of my full size Claymore sword to cut your cake  Skirls Aloud unique Quaich ceremony MC Package - Master of Ceremonies in red or white highland formal dress A master of ceremonies in red or white highland formal dress (your choice) for your ceremony and reception (ideal if you have a family member or friend piping). On duty from an hour prior to the ceremony until the end of your first dance. What you get................ Meeting with the happy couple as early as possible after booking me to go over your plans and wishes  Advice on etiquette and customs  Greet your guests to the ceremony and reception  Advise and assist ushers  Liaise with the celebrant/minister/priest etc  Liaise with the photographer  Liaise with the videographer  Liaise with the caterers/chef/venue management  Organise the receiving line, announce guests  Co-ordinate acceptance of gifts  Call attention to the seating plan  Announce the top table in to the reception  Announce the happy couple in to the reception  Organise and announce the cutting of the cake  Use of my full size Claymore sword to cut your cake  Skirls Aloud unique Quaich ceremony  Announce the toasts and the speakers  Assist in the presenting of special gifts or bouquets  Say grace, if required  Read cards and other messages, if required  Announce and arrange the retiring of the couple from the table  Ensure the arrangements for the evening/liaise with the band/disco  Organise the Grand March (bridal party in to ballroom for first dance)  Announce the first dance  Plus many other unseen tasks that go to make the day perfect Bagpiper and Master Of Ceremonies ‘The Ultimate Package’ A unique fusion of two very distinct and valuable services to make your day as special as it should be. A highland bagpiper in full highland regalia for your ceremony and a master of ceremonies in red or white highland formal dress (your choice) for your reception. On duty from 30 minutes prior to the ceremony until the end of the first dance. What you get................ Meeting with the happy couple as early as possible after booking me to go over your plans and wishes Bagpiping  Bagpiping outside your ceremony venue for 30 minutes prior to the brides arrival  Playing the brides processional tune (if required)  Playing during the signing of the register (if required)  Playing the Bride and Grooms recessional tune (if required)  Playing outside the ceremony venue during photographs  Playing as guests arrive at reception venue (if ceremony and reception venues are different)  Playing as Bride and Groom arrive at reception venue (if ceremony and reception venues are different) Master of Ceremonies  Advice on etiquette and customs  Greet your guests to the reception  Liaise with the photographer  Liaise with the videographer  Liaise with the caterers/chef/venue management  Organise the receiving line, announce guests  Co-ordinate acceptance of gifts  Call attention to the seating plan  Play the top table in to the reception (if required)(Bagpiping)  Play the happy couple in to the reception (Bagpiping)  Organise and announce the cutting of the cake (if prior to the meal)  Use of my full size Claymore sword to cut your cake  Skirls Aloud unique Quaich ceremony  Announce the toasts and the speakers  Assist in the presenting of special gifts or bouquets  Say grace, if required  Read cards and other messages, if required  Announce and arrange the retiring of the couple from the table  Ensure the arrangements for the evening/liaise with the band/disco  Organise the Grand March (bridal party in to ballroom for first dance)(Bagpiping)  Announce the first dance  Plus many other unseen tasks that go to make the day perfect as it should be. ...

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Andrew Paton, Highland Bagpiper Logo
Cheshire

I am a Bagpiper, based in Warrington Cheshire. I have been playing for over 30 years and have a wealth of experience with high profile jobs of many differing types. I have a selection of different tartans and uniform types to suit any engagement. I am happy to travel, please see my summary for the areas I have played in.. I have been playing the bagpipes for over 30 years and started when I was 9 years old. I am a former member of the world famous pipes and drums of the 1st Battalion The Black Watch and have travelled all over the world with them. As an army piper I have taken part in many high profile events, the highlights of those events would be the playing for the Royal family and various other heads of state at official functions, the Edinburgh military tattoo, North American tour and the hand over of Hong Kong. During my time as an Army piper I passed the class 1 pipers course which is a pre requisit for being put forward for the army Pipe Majors course. I have always been involoved with competition bands either as a band member or leader, I have played at most of the official major championships, including the World pipe band championships, the European championships and the British championships. I have also been the North West England solo piping champion. My experience gained in these events allows me to provide a professional service to any event type. Having experienced this high level of performance, I am able to offer a professional service from the standard of turn out to quality of playing for your event. High profile events I have taken part in include:- The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (1996, 1997, 1998, 2014) Kenya (1996) Tour of New Zealand (1997) Piping for the Normandy veterans on their annual return to France (2012, 2013, 2014) The Basel Tattoo (2015) The Berlin Tattoo (2016) The Malta Military Tattoo (2017) Tour of North America (1994, 1998) The Hand over of Hong Kong (1997) Contries I have played in:- All over the UK America Canada Denmark Germany Hong Kong New Zealand Kenya Malta Switzerland France ...

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