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: Neyland & Narbeth, Nov, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 24, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I participated in a Funeral for a Scots born gentleman in Pembrokeshire today. The service took place at St. Clement's Church in Neyland followed by the committal at Parc Gwyn Crematorium Narbeth. We would like to offer our thoughts to the family & friends in attendance.


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Funeral: Nelson, Caerphilly, Nov, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 24, 2017 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

A sad farewell yesterday to a Nelson gentleman, who passed recently. The service took place at Salem Church, followed by the interment at Llanfabon Cemetery both in Nelson near Caerphilly.

Our condolences to the many family & friends.

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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 22, 2017 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Our condolences today to a Penarth family, saying farewell to a family loved one. The service took place at All Saints Church in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. The cortege arrived with a #GlamorganBikers escort & I then led the cortege to the church entrance. Following the service Lyndsay Ellis & I led the cortege on its final journey.

Working with the very professional Lyndsay & Nicola Ellis The Vale Funeral Service


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties):Wedding: Miskin Manor Hotel, Nov, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 17, 2017 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

A fantastic day today Bagpiping for Stephanie & Frederick's Special Day in the scenic grounds Miskin Manor Hotel

Congratulations to a lovely couple and thank you for asking me to be part of your Wedding Celebrations.


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Remembrance Assembly: Duffryn Newport, Nov, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 16, 2017 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

A return visit today to The John Frost School Duffryn Newport, for their Annual Remembrance Assembly. I led the Lord Lieutenant of Newport, Royal British Legion Standard Bearers, Bugler & the School Dignitaries to the front of the assembly for the service. Following 'Reveille', I played 'The Dark Isle' before leading the dignitaries from the assembly. A real honour being part of the school's Remembrance Ceremony. Thank You.

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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Bagpiping a "Celebration of Life" for the Funeral today of a Bridgend lady. The procession and playing started at the home address followed by the requested medley of upbeat tunes to reflect the family's wishes at Coychurch Crematorium

Our condolences to the family & many many mourners in attendance.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Remembrance Day: Hay-On-Wye, Nov, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 12, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Bagpiping for Remembrance Day with Royal British Legion Hay on Wye Branch Town Centre this afternoon. Playing for the parade to St Mary, Hay on Wye & returning to the Cenotaph for the Last Post, 2 Mins Silence, Wreath Laying & Kohima Epitaph. A very well attended service.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Armistice: Hay-On-Wye, Nov, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 12, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Bagpiping in Hay on Wye Armistice Day Service yesterday. A very well attended commemoration in the town centre, with many generations present. Royal British Legion Hay on Wye Branch Member & Veteran Kelvin played The Last Post, before my involvement with "Flowers of the Forest". Following Reveille, I concluded the service with "Oft in the Stilly NIght" which is routinely played at the Cenotaph in London by the massed Pipes & Drums on Remembrance Sunday.

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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on November 4, 2017 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations today to Ceri & Stephen, who were married at St.Mary's Church in Marshfield Cardiff. My participation was a completed surprise & catered for the Scottish contingent of guests and was well received by the Welsh guests. All the very best to the Happy Couple :-)

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Interment: Cwmbran, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 31, 2017 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The interment took place today for a Cwmbran gentleman of Scots descent. I Bagpiped for his funeral last week and was asked to attend for the final farewell in #Llwyncelyn Cemetery in Cwmbran. Wishing all the family our best.


www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: Rumney, Cardiff, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 29, 2017 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Jessica & Thomas who were married at St. Augustine's Church in Rumney Cardiff yesterday afternoon. Following the playing for the arrival of guests, I Bagpiped Jessica & Bridesmaids into the ceremony to the traditional "Bridal March", where the acoustics resonated around the newly decorated church. The guests were entertained during the signing of the register to a Celtic Mix of "The Skye Boat Song", "Calon Lan" & "She moved through the fair" (Braveheart).

A surprise to Thomas by new wife Jessica to lead out to Flower of Scotland. A great day for a lovely couple :-)

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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 26, 2017 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This afternoon's Funeral, Bagpiping for the Funeral of a Scots born gentleman from the Llanelli area. The Service took place at Llanelli Crematorium. Our condolences to the family.

I met the Funeral Cortege at the Main Gate and Bagpiped My Home, Flower of Scotland & Amazing Grace prior to the service and Highland Cathedral with a Classical Bagpiping 'Salute' after the service.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Funeral: Cardiff & Cwmbran, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 26, 2017 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This Morning's Funeral, Bagpiping at Thornhill Crematorium Cardiff for a Cwmbran Family who lost their Scots born loved one. I was also asked to Bagpipe as mourners arrived at the Wake Venue. Our condolences to the family & friends.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Funeral: Nelson/Llanfabon, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Played the Bagpipes for the funeral of a Scots born lady in Nelson (Caerphilly) on Friday, who spent time in Oban & Pitlochry in her formative years. The service took place at Salem Church in Nelson, followed by the interment at Llanfabon Cemetery later. Our condolences to the many family and friends.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: Miskin Manor, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 14, 2017 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

A thoroughly enjoyable day today Bagpiping for the Wedding of Liz & Geraint at Miskin Manor Hotel An all day participation, which included the Wedding, the Reception & for the arrival of evening guests, with some Scottish connections. Congratulations to a lovely couple :-)


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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 13, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Bagpiping today for the Funeral of a very popular local gentleman from Barry, with Scottish Roots. The main Service took place at AG Adams & Sons Funeral Directors Chapel, with the committal held at Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park and Crematorium

Our condolences to the family & many many friends in attendance.


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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Our condolences yesterday to the family & friends saying their final farewell to a family member at Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park and Crematorium. The gentleman originated from Glasgow & spent many years in South Wales, but always remembered his roots.

Working once again with the professional W. H. Preene & Son Ltd Funeral Directors of Barry & Pontyclun

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Surprise 40th Birthday: Swansea, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 8, 2017 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Jenny in Swansea last night on the occasion of her 40th Birthday. I was asked by sister Alison to Bagpipe into the residential close & straight into the family home playing a medley of tunes including Happy Birthday :-) A really great night :-)


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

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 5, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

A visit today to Haverfordwest for the Funeral of a local lady who passed recently. I was asked to Bagpipe as the procession departed the home address and a number of familiar favourite tunes at Parc Gwyn Crematorium #Narbeth. Our condolences to the many generations of family and friends in attendance.

A pleasure working with the very professional Roy Folland & Son Funeral Directors of Haverfordwest and Michael Ashbridge of Humanist Ceremonies Wales.

www.johncampbellbagpiper.webs.com (The Bagpiper in South Wales & Adjacent Counties): Wedding: Llanbradach Caerphilly, Oct, 2017

Posted by johncampbellbagpiper on October 3, 2017 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to 'Sylvia' celebrating her 90th Birthday with her proud family and friends at The Wingfield Hotel in #Llanbradach #Caerphilly this afternoon. Best wishes to you Sylvia and Happy Birthday :-)



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