South Devon based barn dance and ceilidh band ‘Piping Hot’ play an upbeat mix of Scottish, Irish, Celtic and English dance music for wedding, birthday and anniversary parties, throughout Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.

Combining Highland, Border and Electric Bagpipes, Violin, Melodeon, Flute, Whistle, Guitar and Bass
( not all at the same time! ) in different combinations to produce a genuinely unique; fun and lively sound.

A great way to bring your party guests together! 

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

18 June 2018

A lively night’s Ceilidh in the Great Barn at High Ashton.

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It was no-stop dancing for Beatrice and Christopher’s wedding Ceilidh, last Saturday.  The couple, their families and friends, didn’t want to stop and carried on after the ceilidh with Piping Hot’s disco until midnight – a very successful evening and...
12 June 2018

Ceilidh on the lawn at Colehayes House

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The summer wedding Ceilidhs are in full flow now and Piping Hot had a great evening playing outside in the sunshine last Saturday for Sarah and Tom and their guests.  There were a lot of professional musicians among them so...
27 February 2018

A varied life of the itinerant musician.

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The Burn’s night ceilidhs have finished for this year and we already have two booked in for the next.  We now move on to parties, weddings, and fund-raiser dinner dances.  We get to meet a lot of really nice people...
01 February 2018

Livermead House Hotel – Wedding Fair

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Piping Hot Ceilidh band’s Highland bagpiper, Paul, will be at Torquay’s Livermead House Hotel wedding fair this Sunday 4th February, as part of a promotion for the band and for his solo piping and will be happy to meet you...
21 January 2018

A week of Burn’s Night Ceilidh and Haggis

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Piping Hot were at Salcombe Rugby Club last Saturday, for a Burn’s Night Ceilidh – and the first of our haggis meals.  There were a few dancer friends there who we have played for at different venues before and they...

Upcoming Events

See you soon!
20:00 - 22:00

Summer Ball

H. M. S. Raleigh
19:30 - 20:30

Retirement & 70th Birthday Party

20:00 - 24:00

Wedding – Kate & William

20:00 - 22:00

Wedding – Natasha & Jordon + Disco

South Milton
20:00 - 23:00

Wedding – Sarah & James


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