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29 06, 2017

VIP Bagpiper: Who has the Bagpipe X Factor?

By |2018-02-13T12:44:16+01:00June 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

VIP bagpiper. X Factor was back in Edinburgh, as part of their UK wide talent competition. Of course when in Scotland, you need to have some bagpipes.  But they didn't just want a bagpiper, they wanted to play (maybe not to professional standards!!)   Roddy was assigned to it. The idea was to [...]

13 06, 2017

Edinburgh’s Secret Wedding Venue for Adventurers

By |2018-01-26T08:21:25+01:00June 13th, 2017|Roddy the Piper|0 Comments

With so many wedding venues to choose from, I thought I would publish a wee story from the best place I get to visit to provide my wedding bagpiping service.  So, ever thought of getting married on an island?  This week I have had the pleasure of piping at a fantastic wedding in the middle [...]

19 05, 2017

Ferrari Owners Club 50th Anniversary Celebration in Edinburgh

By |2018-01-26T07:32:14+01:00May 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

So everyone wants to be a Ferarri owner.  When you hear that the Ferrari Owners Club is having a wee event to celebrate their 50th anniversary, you just have to be there.  You are even keener when they then mention they are bringing along a few cars, and Greypaul are putting some of their excellent [...]

24 03, 2017

Bagpipe Masterclass at Cameron House Highland Games

By |2018-01-26T07:35:49+01:00March 24th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Roddy thoroughly enjoyed being part of a Highland Games event last week at Cameron House, organised by Reel Time Events. The participants enjoyed a whole variety of different activities, inclucing falconry, tossing the caber, Highland dance workshop and a farmers dash.  As well as entertaining guests with his bagpipe playing, Roddy also led [...]

23 01, 2017

Roddy and the Ambassador

By |2018-01-26T07:48:56+01:00January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Burns Night continued for Roddy with a trip to Madrid for the Ambassador's Burns Supper.  An evening of elegance, poetry, wonderful food and ceilidh dancing was enjoyed at the Ambassador's residence in Madrid.  An excellent evening was had by all.  Guests enjoyed a menu of cock-a-leekie soup, Scottish smoked salmon, Macsween's haggis, followed [...]

16 12, 2016

Planning Your Wedding Piper

By |2018-02-12T20:43:31+01:00December 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Wedding Bagpiper So you’ve booked your venue, started shopping for dresses and now it’s time to think about some entertainment. But where do you begin? You know you would like a piper but you don’t know what he could do for you. Well that’s why we are here to help with your Wedding Bagpiper choices. [...]

5 12, 2016

Edinburgh University Gradutions

By |2018-01-26T07:54:02+01:00December 5th, 2016|Roddy the Piper, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Roddy the Piper was delighted to be invited once again to pipe for the Edinburgh University Gradutions.  The graduations are really a highlight of his bagpiping calendar.  It is great to see that Edinburgh University continue to support their Alumni well beyond graduating, and Roddy continues to enjoy the involvment he has with his old [...]

16 01, 2016

Deal at Dundas Castle: Scottish entertainment event

By |2016-10-15T13:38:55+01:00January 16th, 2016|Roddy the Piper|0 Comments

On Wednesday night Roddy attended the signing of a £300m deal by financiers at Dundas Castle.   Amid the Champagne and Canapés Reel Time were on hand providing the best of Scotland’s entertainment. Reel Time put on a Full Scottish Show including highly skilled drummers, pipers and clarsach players. During the celebrations two mini pipe bands drummed [...]