Bagpiper John Campbell, A Scottish Highland Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties

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www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Funeral: Narbeth, Sept, 2017.

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 26, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Bagpiped today at Parc Gwyn Crematorium Narbeth, for the funeral of a lady, who's passed only a few weeks ago, where I was also asked to Bagpipe at this gentleman's funeral.  A sad loss for the family losing two loved ones in a short space of time.  My condolences go out to their extended family.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: Canada Lake & Lodge, Sept, 2017.

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 25, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations today to Kate & Robert, who were married at the stunning Canada Lake & Lodge in Creigiau, near Cardiff. My participation involved playing for the guests arriving, Leading Kate into the ceremony to "The Skye Boat Song", playing during the signing of the register, piping the happy couple to the drinks reception, playing during photos and leading the newlyweds into their Wedding Breakfast. Best wishes to you both for your future together :-)

 


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Gaelic Football Event, Pontcanna, Sept, 2017.

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 24, 2017 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Bagpiped today on Pontcanna Fields to lead the St Colmcilles GAA Cardiff Gaelic Football Team onto the field for the Gloucestershire 2017 Senior Gaelic Football Championship Final. After the teams warmed up, I then led both teams around the field to the Welsh & Irish flags for the playing of the National Anthems. Tunes played included, When Irish Eyes are Smiling, Danny Boy, The Isle of Innisfree and The Girl from Dungannon. A great day & good luck :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: The Vale Resort Hensol, Sept, 2017.

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 23, 2017 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

A gloriously sunny day today for the marriage of Emily & Imran at The Vale Hotel Hensol. Amongst the many tunes played, I was asked to play "Land of my Fathers" at a specific time before the ceremony for Emily and as a first tune after the ceremony during the drinks reception & photos. Congratulations & all the very best to Imran & Emily :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: Newport, Sept, 2017.

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 23, 2017 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Barry & Laura who were married in Newport yesterday and completed there Wedding Reception at the Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor. I was a complete surprise to the Bride & Groom from the Best Man Michael & his wife Laura. All the very best to you both for your future together :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: St. Fagan's Cardiff, Sept, 2017.

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 22, 2017 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

An excellent day today Bagpiping for the lovely Debbie & Michael at St. Mary's Church in St. Fagan's. Following this and after a few photographs, I Bagpiped the Bride, Groom & guests to the Wedding Reception at the Old Post House nearby. Congratulations and all the very best to a fun loving couple :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Funeral: Cwmbran, Sept, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 20, 2017 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Our condolences today to a Cwmbran family on the funeral of their loved one at Gwent Crematorium. The gentleman originated from Scotland but spent many years living in the Gwent Area.

Working with the very Professional Green Willow Funeral Directors of Newport.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Cardiff, Sept, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 18, 2017 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

A Huge Congratulations to Kirsten & David, who were married at Pencoed House Estate today. A fantastic family affair with guests travelling from all over the country to be there. My opening performance was a complete surprise for both the Bride & Guests, from the Groom & Mother of the Bride, Dawn :-) Best Wishes to a lovely couple :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Evesham, Sept, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 17, 2017 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Rachel & Lee, who were married at The Wood Norton Hotel Evesham yesterday. It was a complete surprise for everyone until I Bagpiped Rachel into the ceremony room. It followed during the signing of the register with some tunes before Bagpiping the happy couple to the Drinks Reception, Photographs and Wedding Breakfast in the Orangery. All the very best to the Happy Couple :-)


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Cardiff, Sept, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 17, 2017 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Mark & Gordon, who were married in Cardiff yesterday. I was asked to surprise guests at the reception, playing a multitude of tunes which included a Celtic mix of Welsh & Scottish tunes. All the very best to them both :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Funeral: Barry, Sept, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 13, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Our condolences to a #Cadoxton #Barry family on the loss of their loved one. The funeral of the local lady took place at Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park and Crematorium afternoon.

Working with the very professional Robert D. Johnson Funeral Directors. of Barry & Seren Funeral Services of Pontypridd.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Funeral: Bargoed & AberBargoed, Sep, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on September 1, 2017 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I played the Bagpipes today for the Funeral of a local Bargoed gentleman. I lead the 4 horse carriage procession from the home address to "Amazing Grace". The service took place in St. Sannan's Church in Bedwellty, where I led the arrival of the cortege to "The Skye Boat Song" & "Flowers of the Forest", introduced both hymns before leading from the church to the "Bonny Banks of Loch Lomond". I met the cortege at Brythdir Cemetery playing "Flower of Scotland", "Land of my Fathers", "Myfanwy" and Classical Piobaireachd. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the Family and many 100's of friends who attended.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Funeral Wake: Creigiau, Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 30, 2017 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Our Condolences to a Tonteg family who said farewell to their loved one today. The service took place at GlynTaf Crematorium & later for the Wake at Canada Lodge and Lake.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Severn Bridge 10K & Half Marathon Runs, Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 27, 2017 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Very well done to the many runners who participated in #Rogueruns #SevernBridge10KHalfMarathon Runs today. It was a real pleasure playing the Bagpipes for you all and Thank You for the many positive comments I received during & after the races. Thank you to Andy Creber & Paul Dodd for inviting me again and to Gemma & Cherry (volunteer marshalls) for supplying the H2O on a very sunny and enjoyable day :-) :-) :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Funeral: Port Talbot (Margam), Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 25, 2017 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Our commiserations to a Port Talbot family on the loss of their loved one. The gentleman was originally from Aberdeen. The funeral took place at Margam Crematorium this afternoon with many family & friends for the final farewell.

Working once again with the very Professional Baglan Funeral Home Gareth Jenkins & Craig Perfect of Port Talbot.


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Funeral: Narbeth, Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 22, 2017 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I participated in a Funeral at Parc Gwyn Crematorium Narbeth today for the service of an RAF Veteran. From Glasgow originally, the gentleman lived locally. My condolences to his family & many friends.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Abercrave, Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 21, 2017 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

A very unique experience Bagpiping for the Wedding Ceremony of Anya & Roger at Dan-Yr-Ogof Showcase centre Wales later Saturday. The guests arrived to the sound of the Bagpipes. I led Anya into the "Cathedral Cave" to "The Bridal Chorus". During the signing of the register, I was asked to play a number of tunes which included "Amazing Grace". The music of choice for leaving the ceremony was "Highland Cathedral" as it reverberated around the caves. A wonderful experience :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Swansea (Gower), Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 18, 2017 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Fantastic day today meeting the newly married Naomi & Peter as they arrived at Oxwich Bay Hotel in the Gower, for their Wedding Reception. They were married earlier in Bryncoch Church Neath.

I was a complete surprise for the Bride, Groom & Guests on arrival. Bagpipes continued during drinks & photographs, before leading the happy couple into the Wedding Breakfast :-)

Great to see the Campbell of Argyll (Modern), Gunn & Welsh Tartan on display :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Cardiff, Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 17, 2017 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

A huge Congratulations to the lovely Courtney & Matthew, who were married today at New House Country Hotel in Thornhill Cardiff. I Bagpiped for arriving guests, some of which had travelled from USA. A Celtic mix of Land of my Fathers & Flower of Scotland during the signing of the register, before Bagpiping out of the ceremony to Scotland the Brave and continuing during Wedding Drinks & Photographs. A great day :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales): Wedding: Canton & Llantwit Major, Aug, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on August 17, 2017 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Enjoyable day yesterday Bagpiping for the Wedding of Gwen & Craig. The service took place in Chapel Salem in Canton & later at Rosedew Farm Llantwit Major. The whole day was a celtic mix of Scottish & Welsh, which reflected in the many styles of music. Congratulations to a lovely couple :-)


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