I am a traditional Highland and Celtic piper with 45 Years experience, winner of the 1975 world pipe band championship in grade 3. Packages are Taylor made to fit your personal requirements.
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Phil McConnell is a Traditional wedding Bagpiper who will make a wonderful addition to your wedding. I have been playing the pipes for over 45 years I was a piper in the Royal Artillery pipe band in Liverpool and played on Horse Guards Parade in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. I have also been a member of the Clan
McCleod Pipe band in Liverpool, St Georges Pipe band Chorley and the Warrington pipe band. As a member of the Warrington pipe band it had been a successful band and in 1975 won the world pipe band championships in grade 3. In the same year we were proclaimed champion of champions for obtaining the highest results at all 5 major competitions that year. And with 1000pipers , I played the pipes at the opening of the Commonwealth games in Edinburgh in 1986.
To make your day memorable from the start, I will play for your guests as they arrive at your wedding playing a selection of lively tunes . The Bride and the Brides maids will also be greeted including bride and grooms parents.
I can play as the bride goes down the aisle , Play during the signing of the register, and play as the newly weds come back up the aisle. I will play as guests are leaving and play a few tunes while some pictures are being taken.
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Name of Wedding Contact: Phil McConnell
Hello. I am a professional Bagpiper. I have provided wedding entertainment for 20 years and have the knowledge to be able help and advise you on bagpipe services, this includes helping you to choose music and when its the best time to have a piper play.
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Kirsty and Andrew
Married in January 2019
Wedding at Pecforton Castle
Happy New Year- Andrew and I just want to drop you a quick line to thank you for playing the bagpipes at our wedding on the 7th December 2018
You were absolutel...
Married in October 2018
07 Oct 2018
Phil played at our wedding. It was really easy, we kept in touch via email and met up on the day. The registry office even said he was the beast ...
Craig and Claire
Married in August 2018
Thank you very much
Craig and I would like to thank you very much for playing at our wedding on the 4th August at Shrigley Hall. I will never forget the excitement I felt when I heard you pl...
Alan & Annette
Wedding: July 2018
"Phil the day would not have been as successful without you, you made the wedding a very special event thanks to your excellent service and what could only be a very lo...
Freddie & Mary
Married in June 2018
Thank you for your professionalism and kindness on our special day. Unknown to you,you were playing the pipes under Mary's window welcoming the guests. Somethin...
Married in April 2018
Hi Phil, just wanted to say thank you soo much for yesterday, I couldn't believe it when you started playing Gabrielle's oboe, it meant so much to Shirt and I, it was ama...