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

Bringing the unique sound of the Great Highland Bagpipes to any occasion across South Wales and Adjacent Counties...

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Reply Phillip hart
9:51 AM on November 18, 2017 
"I hired john to play the bagpipes at my sons wedding as a special surprise. John you made the day more than special you made it complete. I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you done for me you were so professional but friendly too. Thank you for the kind thought of taking photographs and sending them to me that was a lovely surprise Gill Hart x."
Reply JP Power St Colmcilles (Cardiff)Gaa
1:37 AM on September 28, 2017 
John - Piped for us before our Gloucestershire County Gaelic Football Championship Final on Sunday 24th September 2017. He arrived early and was absolutely fantastic, adding much splendour and adding that something special, to our event, leading the teams in a Parade around the playing field before the throw in. Made our great event exceptional and unforgettable.
Reply Sally Morris
5:35 AM on September 11, 2017 
"John has played at several of our charity "Moon Walks" and has been an absolute star. He has led our walkers up Pen y Fan, with the pipes playing all the way, and he has piped on the top of the mountain, for all to hear. This has really added to the atmosphere of the evening, and I will certainly be asking him again next year. In addition to the wonderful playing, he always sends prompt replies, and is a pleasure to deal with. "
Reply Rob Cox
4:04 AM on September 11, 2017 
John Campbell helped make my daughters wedding an extraordinary day. John's attention to detail, 'can do' attitude and overall planning of the day was outstanding. John played all the tunes we wanted, Scottish and Welsh included.

Having a bagpiper at the wedding takes the experience to another level, family and guests alike.

You will not find a better piper than John and in my view, real value for money.

Thank you John for making Andrew and Kirsty's day a memorable one!
Reply Karen Glen
3:53 AM on September 11, 2017 
Mr John Campbell played the Military Bagpipes at my father's Reflection of Life in Canada Lodge and Lake. It was a wonderful fitting tribute to my dad who loved not only music but Military Bagpipes. John was so professional and caring. I would Highly recommend John at any occasion. Having worked for the Military plus NATO I know the compassion behind the music."
Reply Alison & Ray
12:16 PM on August 21, 2017 
John collaborated with me in advance and made some very useful suggestions about suitable music. He was a secret surprise for Ray and all the guests. His music made our wedding very special - a day to be remembered forever. Our Scottish and German guests were delighted with the Scottish medleys and the Welsh contingent thrilled about hearing "Colon Lan"! "
Reply Kirsty moore
4:27 PM on August 16, 2017 
" I can't thank John enough for playing at our wedding, he helped make our day so special! We had John as a surprise for our guests and every one of them loved him! I can thank him enough for all the help he gave us and making it so easy and stress free on the day! John was very thorough with the plans on the day and what his part was, very professional! I would highly recommend him to all family and friends xx. "
Reply JANE HICKS
12:16 PM on July 19, 2017 
John Campbell was amazing from start to finish. My daughter and myself had a meeting with John at our venue about 6 weeks before the wedding. John explained what he does, he played the Bagpipes and helped us pick the music. This was very helpful. On the wedding day he was a surprise to our guests, all were very pleased. John made our special day extra special. I would always recommend john he is professional with a great personality.
Reply Nathan Barwick
3:39 AM on May 29, 2017 
John piped at our wedding whilst all the guests arrived. John was such a pleasure to deal with,excellent communication, professional, very talented and such a gentleman. The bagpipes added such an amazing atmosphere to the wedding, the guests were telling us how they had goosebumps whilst John led us to our table. I can't thank you and your wife enough John for being part of our special day. I highly recomed John and his excellent 5 star service he provides.
Reply gail kilnan
5:28 PM on March 29, 2017 
Testimonial:

" What an amazing day we had at my daughters wedding, however, John added that extra special touch. A huge surprise for most of the guests, lots of guests travelled from Scotland to Wales and this was a great welcome for them. John and Louise were very professional, they managed to provide their service at short notice and were amazingly excellent value, even more with the added bonus of photographs by Louise which were sent to me a day later. John and Louise were polite, patient and extremely discreet and professional. My daughter and her new husband along with me and the guests loved every minute of the time John was there. I was actually surprised with the service John provided with the small fee I paid. Totally outstanding and exceptional music.
Thank you John and Louise for making the day more memorable for all. "
Reply Lyne Graham
7:42 AM on March 28, 2017 
John played at our wedding on Saturday 25th March 2017. It was a total surprise for my husband to be.
John and I discussed arrangements beforehand, he was a total professional he carried out exactly what I wanted and when I wanted it to maintain the surprise element.
Everyone loved John. He had guests in tears, for a good reason I may add they were talking about John all evening.
So John I cannot thank you enough for making our day so special and for keeping my secret.
Thank you for the lovely photos that Louise took
kind regards
Lyne and Paul Graham
Reply Fiona Harris
9:27 AM on March 5, 2017 
"Hello John I just want to thank you very much for playing at my Mum's service this morning - especially in such horrible weather conditions.
I have always loved the pipes- and you added that special Scottish touch.
Mum was a very special person she loved all kinds of music and your music really made a difference in lifting the atmosphere.
Thank you"
Reply Jennifer
12:56 PM on February 3, 2017 
John came to Barry Yacht Club's rescue on Burn's Night 2016 when our usual piper let us down. What a fantastic discovery he has turned out to be! John is super professional and has a passion for his work which made the night so special back in 2016. We had no hesitation in booking him for our Burn's Night Supper 2017 and, again, he did not let us down. The evening had drama and fun as we sangand clapped to the pipes. Barry Yacht Club is in John's diary for 2018; his presence lends authenticity and style to our event.
Reply Nicole
6:26 PM on December 3, 2016 
Recently used John for my Grandad's funeral. Wow. Just wow!! John is an outstanding player. Made a sad occasion very beautiful.
Not only is John an extremely good piper, he is very professional, smart, sensitive to the occasion and contact is superb. Nothing is too much trouble.
I would HIGHLY recommend John. Also I felt the price was beyond reasonable! Was expecting the cost to be a lot higher. But the low price does not in any way reflect in the service.
John, my family and I can not thank you enough
Reply Sarah
8:48 AM on November 18, 2016 
Thank you John you made my aunties funeral extra special, it was very touching.
Reply Ros Gardiner
8:30 PM on November 2, 2016 
It was lovely to meet you and Louise today. You certainly made the occasion of my dad's funeral a very memorable one, which I shall never forget. The tunes were perfect for the occasion and very moving, especially The Queen Elizabeth 11 Salute as you walked away from the graveside.

All of our guests commented on how moving it was knowing that my dad would have loved to hear you.
Out of all the videos I watched of Pipers beforehand , yours was certainly the most professional and a joy to listen to. I am so pleased that I chose you.

Thank you for the photographs. It was very kind of Louise to take them for us. I'm glad we have them to reflect on. Many Thanks. "
Reply Helen Cooper
11:04 AM on September 27, 2016 
"Mr Campbell attended my late fathers funeral. He was very respectful and his playing was outstanding. He played what I requested and more. He played until way after the funeral cars had left. I can highly recommend him and next time it would be lovely to see him at a wedding :). "
Reply Debbie Dudman
8:40 PM on September 15, 2016 
From the moment we booked John for our wedding he was very efficient and always responded promptly to any queries I had. We booked John to play bagpipes at our wedding on 11th September as my now husband is Scottish. He turned up early, very smartly presented and piped when the guests arrived. John piped me down the aisle and this was a truly magical moment. I can't recommend John enough, amazing piper, and person.
Thanks John."
Reply Leanne Rees
5:02 PM on September 15, 2016 
"This very lovely man did my late uncle proud. The quality and professionalism received by John and his lovely wife was superb. I cannot thank John enough for how proud he made all the family feel. Nothing was too much trouble and John's experience and passion made it extra special. John remained in contact with me right through the funeral and spent as much time with us as we wanted. This really is a first class experience. Thank you so very much."
Reply Charlotte Noakes
6:39 AM on August 27, 2016 
" I am so pleased that I found John to play his bagpipes at our wedding. I explained to John how he was a surprise for my hubby to be and John was discreet and patient.
Professional, friendly and great value for money. Our guests haven't stopped talking about how amazing John is. Thank you so much John and Louise for coming to our wedding and making it even more perfect. We can't thank you enough x. "