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

02 January 2018

Hogmanay is over and it’s straight into Burn’s Night Parties.

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January is one of Piping Hot’s busiest months with the traditional Scottish celebration of the life of poet Robert Burns.  The official date is Thursday 25th January but the ceilidhs extend throughout the month – any excuse for a party!!. ...
23 December 2017

Happy Christmas to all our past and present Ceilidh customers.

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A Happy Christmas and New Year to all of Piping Hot’s past and present customers.  We are playing for Catherine and James’ wedding Ceilidh next Thursday, 28th December – with a black and glitter theme it should be good fun. ...
31 October 2017

Wedding plans being prepared for next year.

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Wedding plans are being made around the south-west, covering Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset, for next years season.  Piping Hot have had a lot of inquires for Ceilidhs and Barn-dances for 2018 and we expect to get bookings coming in...
20 October 2017

Time to work on our Piping Hot website

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With the Wedding season coming to a close, we will now have time to work on our website and repertoire all ready for a new year.  Every year is different and we have played at Barn dances and Ceilidhs for...
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...

Upcoming Events

See you soon!
21:00 - 23:30

Burn’s Night Ceilidh

Salcombe Rugby Club (Trio)
Caller: Andy
All Evening

Burn’s Night Ceilidh

H.M.S. Raleigh (Trio)
Caller: Rosie
20:00 -00:30

Burn’s Night Ceilidh

H.M.S. Drake, Plymouth
Caller: Rosie
20:00 - 23:00


Plymouth (Trio)
Caller: Joan
18:00 - 20:00

Church Fund Raiser

Exeter (Trio)
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