Jim The Piper

Jim The Piper

+ Add
Location Durham
Starting from £260
4 Reviews

A genuine Scottish ex-army piper with a proven track record, having performed all over the world.

  • Highlights
  • 30+ years of experience, having performed on every continent
  • Has played for members of the Royal Family, including HM The Queen
  • Performance schedule can be tailored to suit the format of your event


After playing the pipes for over 30 years on every continent, Jim considers himself an experienced piper. Originally from Alloa, Central Scotland, he joined the Army at sixteen years of age, receiving instruction at the Army School of Bagpipe Music at Bridge of Don Aberdeen. Subsequently, Jim studied at the Army school of Piping in Edinburgh Castle. Jim served with The 1st Battalion The Argyll And Sutherland Highlanders.

Jim The Piper spent many years in London where he was appointed Pipe Major of the British Airways Pipe Band. His piping performance has taken him from Scotland to England, Australia, Denmark, Eire, USA, Canada, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Bermuda, Antigua, Panama, Honduras, Zambia, Greece, France, Italy, Taiwan, the Philippines, South Korea, Australia and the Falkland Islands.

Jim The Piper has played for members of the Royal Family including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as well as for both British and Australian Prime Ministers.



By Jim The Piper




Sample Repertoire

  • All The Blue Bonnets Are Over The Border ~ March
  • Amazing Grace ~ Slow Air / Hymn
  • Blue Bells Of Scotland ~ March
  • Bonny Dundee ~ March
  • Bonny Lass Of Fyvie ~ March
  • Brown Haired Maiden ~ March
  • Cailin Mo Ruin-Sa (The Maid I Adore) ~ Air
  • Cock O’ The North ~ March
  • Corriechoillies’ Welcome ~ March
  • Highland Cathedral ~ Air
  • Highland Laddie ~ March
  • Highland Wedding ~ March
  • Mairi’s Wedding ~ March
  • Meeting Of The Waters ~ March
  • Mingulay Boat Song ~ Air
  • Mull Of Kintyre ~ Air
  • Murdo’s Wedding ~ March
  • My Love Is But A Lassie Yet ~ March
  • O Flower Of Scotland ~ Air
  • Ode To Joy ~ Air / Hymn
  • Old Rustic Bridge ~ March
  • Rab’s Wedding ~ March
  • Road To The Isles ~ March
  • Scotland The Brave ~ March
  • Skye Boat Song ~ Air
  • Sweet Maid Of Glendaruel ~ March
  • Swing Of The Kilt ~ March
  • Teribus O’ Terioden ~ March
  • Westering Home ~ Air
  • Whistle O’ The Lave O’t ~ March
  • Wi’ A Hundred Pipers ~ March
  • Scotland The Brave
  • Wings
  • The 51 St Highland Division
  • Battle Of Lkilliecrankie
  • Rowan Tree
  • The Children
  • Jimmy Findlater
  • Ye Jacobites
  • Bonnie Lass Of Fyvie
  • Flett From Flotta
  • Murdo's Wedding
  • The Green Hills Of  Tyrol
  • Una Murray
  • Lochanside
  • J.K Cairns
  • Paddy Palmer
  • Kilwtorth Hills
  • I See Mull
  • My Land
  • Hieghts Of Dargai
  • Battle Of The Somme
  • Leaving Port Askaig
  • Frank Thomson
  • Anhgus Mckinnon
  • The Mcneils Of Ugadale
  • Atholl Highlanders
  • Mcdonald's Awa Tae The War
  • Bugle Horn
  • Hills Of Caithness
  • Dalnahassaig
  • O'r The Bows Tae Ballindalloch
  • Maggie Cameron
  • The Kesh Jig
  • The Fox Hunter
  • Glasgow City Pipers
  • The Banjo Breakdown
  • Train Journey North
  • John's Jig
  • Castle Rock
  • Rocking The Babay
  • Paddy'sleather Breeches
  • Laid A Herring In Salt
  • The Curlew
  • The Jig Of The Slurs
  • Morag Of Dunvegan
  • Rthe Skye Boat Song
  • The Mingulay Boat Sone
  • The Mist Covered Mountains
  • Stornoway
  • Fingal's Weeping
  • Take The High Road
  • Loch Lomond
  • Stop Your Tickeling  Jock
  • Cockney Jocks
  • The Crags Of Tumbledown
Previous Clients

  • British Airways
  • T Mobile
  • British Telecom  
  • Dewar's Whisky
  • Taiwan Whisky Importers
  • Small businesses from clubs and gyms to small air operators and fashion designers.

4 Reviews

Top reviews

Nicholas Wilkes

Event: Other
Location: Cumbria

Jim was excellent, great communication, prompt attendance, top class performance and impressive appearance. His presence and playing greatly enhanced our commemorative event. Super fast service from Warble, very efficient and easy to understand.

James Pert

Event: Wedding
Location: Lancashire

Jim communicated well in the run up to the event and arrived in good time for the start time of the event.

Tim Thorne

Event: Wedding
Location: Cumbria

Jim's performance was every thing we hoped it would be. He looked amazing. His bagpipe playing was to the very highest standard and he accommodated our requirements to perfection. I would highly recommend Jim to any one wishing to add something special to their wedding day. Tim.

Maxine Petch

Event: Venue Club
Location: Cambridgeshire

Jim did an excellent job, couldn't have done any better. Top ratings 5 star!


    We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.

    East Midlands
    • Nottinghamshire £459
    North East
    • Durham £273
    • North Yorkshire £285
    • Northumberland £273
    • South Yorkshire £298
    • Tyne and Wear £260
    • West Yorkshire £298
    • Yorkshire £273
    North West
    • Cheshire £273
    • Cumbria £347
    • Lancashire £347
    • Manchester £347
    • Merseyside £372
    • Stirlingshire £347
    South East
    • London £496

    Ready to book
    Jim The Piper?

    Jim The Piper
    Or call 01270 501 164


    As a client you will be able to contact Jim at anytime to discuss your event be it the tunes you would like played or the format for the day - Jim is always happy to discuss your forthcoming event to make the very best contribution to that special celebration.

    You may also like

    Find act by name