Welcome to the Piping Hot Ceilidh band website!

Based in South Devon, barn dance and ceilidh band Piping Hot play an upbeat mix of Scottish, Irish, Celtic and English ceilidh and barn dance music for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and parties across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.
Piping Hot barn dance and ceilidh band combine highland, border and electric bagpipes, melodeon, flute, whistle, violin, guitar and bass in different combinations to produce a genuinely unique, fun and lively sound – just the thing to get your party going and everybody involved!
A great way of getting people to mix!


Piping Hot – South Devon Barn Dance and Ceilidh Band 

Our caller will guide your novice dancers while the band play driving jigs and reels, polkas and waltzes – with a rousing end of evening finale with Highland pipes, Violin,  Bass and Guitar – keep your feet still if you can!!

  • Available as a 3 or 4 piece band plus caller to suit your requirements
  • Use our radio mic. for your speeches and announcements
  • Use our top of the range Bose professional sound equipment to extend your entertainment before and after the ceilidh, with your own playlist.
  • Or how about a full on disco using our disco lights?
  • We have full £5,000,000 public liability insurance – all our equipment is fully PAT safety tested.


Recent News

06 December 2018

Fully booked for Burn’s Night Ceilidhs.

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Piping Hot are now fully booked for the week around Burn’s Night.   We have four Ceilidhs that week, three of them repeat bookings and Paul, our piper has four other bookings; piping in and Addressing the Haggis.    We are...
08 October 2018

The next generation of Ceilidh dancers ?

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A fantastic evening of Barn-dancing in West Hele Barn at Hennock, on Saturday.  It was a fund-raiser for for Hennock Primary School and the barn was filled to capacity with schoolchildren, their parents and locals.  There were others, also, from...
24 September 2018

By Royal Appointment?

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Paul, the bands Piper, played for his first Royal wedding on Saturday.  It was also the Royal families first gay wedding when Ivar (Lord) Mountbatten, married his partner James. They very considerately changed their timings so that Paul could play...
17 September 2018

Repeat bookings and recommendations!

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Piping Hot have 5 booking this month, all of them from previous contacts including a lively Barn-dance for Totnes United Reform Church last Saturday and a wedding Ceilidh for Bethan and Henry, near Exeter, next Saturday – they were at...
19 July 2018

Public event – Barn-dance in a real barn!

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Piping Hot’s duo Paul and Andy, plus caller Joan, are playing at West Hele Barn, Hennock, TQ13 9PP – nr: Bovey Tracey – on Saturday, 6th October.  It is a public event as a fund-raiser for Hennock Primary School.  Doors...


Upcoming Events

See you soon!
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Caitlin & Iain

Holne Park House
19:30 - 22:30

Marriage Blessing – Charlotte & Robert

20:00 - 22:00


18:30 - 20:00

House Warming

Langfored Budville
19:30 - 21:00

Wedding – Lucy & Tom


Paul, the bands Highland Bagpiper will also play Scottish or Irish tunes, solo and in full Highland Dress as part of the day’s celebrations, if needed.

For more details please visit www.SouthWestBagpiper.co.uk or call 01803 528234