Welcome! South Devon based Barn Dance & Ceilidh Band, Piping Hot, are a unique  band plus our own caller, playing an upbeat foot-stomping mix of Scottish, Irish, Celtic, & English dance music for weddings, parties, anniversaries, and public and private celebrations, throughout the south west.

Combining Highland, Border and electric Bagpipes, Melodeon, Violin, Flute, Whistle, Guitar, Bass & Drum (not all at the same time!) in different combinations to produce a genuinely unique and lively ceilidh programme. The accent is on fun!

A Piping Hot evening will include foot-stomping jigs and reels, haunting slow airs, driving dance tunes and a rousing finale with Highland Bagpipes, Violin, Drum, Bass & 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.

Piping Hot – South Devon Barn Dance and Ceilidh Band

Recent News

17 September 2017

A Ruby Wedding Anniversary Barndance.

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A successful dance for Shirley and David at St. Paul’s Church Hall, in Paignton last night.  Their daughter, Carolyn, had finished a 12 hour work shift, looked after her children, cooked and prepared the party food and was still going...
12 September 2017

A wet evening in West Devon

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It rained for most of the time at Coombetrenchard Manor last Saturday, but we didn’t mind.  We all kept dry in the venue at Rachel and Dale’s wedding ceilidh and the newly weds and their guests were delighted at the...
30 August 2017

A Ceilidh for the whole family

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The bride and groom, Sally (facing) and Andy (right) join in the Ceilidh with young Zoe at last Saturday’s dance at Sidmouth Harbour Hotel.  The guests kept dancing despite the attraction of great views from the patio on a warm,...
21 August 2017

Ceilidh in full swing.

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A good quality photo of our ceilidh for Harriet and Matt’ in N. Cadbury in July.  You can see they all had a great time – and so did Piping Hot!  Thank you Jodie Hardwick  the photographer for such a...
12 August 2017

Wedding Anniversary Celebration

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Piping Hot played at Rosie and James 50th Wedding Anniversary barn dance at Blackawton last week.  It was a great evening for the hosts and guests as they ceilidh-ed the night away!  Oh how we love our work!

Upcoming Events

See you soon!
All Evening

Burn’s Night Ceilidh

H.M.S. Raleigh (Trio)
Caller: Rosie
20:00 - 23:00


Plymouth (Trio)
Caller: Joan
19:30 - 23:30

Burns Night Ceilidh

Caller: Joan

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