The Yorkshire Piper


York-based Pipe Major Laura Simpson is a Piper /bagpiper for hire for weddings, funerals, birthdays and other events throughout Yorkshire.

Laura Simpson has been playing the bagpipes for twenty-nine years, starting at the young age of seven she has played at some incredible events in the UK and across the world. A many-time competition winner, she is also a pipe major and has led the pipes and drums of The City Of York Pipe Band for eleven years.

Laura’s most memorable gigs include playing on stage with Rod Stewart, playing for Sir Richard Branson here in Yorkshire, and opening a show for Eddi Reader in Barbados in which Riverdance also played a part.

Outside of those gigs, Laura has played at many weddings, events, funerals, fayres, concerts at care homes, Burns Nights, birthday parties, ceremonies and more over the years and they make her smile most of all.

Laura plays at many venues across the North of England including York, Manchester, Settle, Lake District, Sheffield, Bradford, Chesterfield, Leeds, Scarborough, Filey. Whitby, Hull, Middlesborough, Barnsley, Pontefract, Hull, Wakefield, and Harrogate. She has travelled to Skegness a few times and is happy to travel so please do enquire.

Bringing a wonderful touch to any event, and a warm personality to boot, Laura brings a huge talent and experience to any occasion.

Playing a wide range of tunes including slow airs, marches, hymns, jigs, well-known favourites and more. Laura often gets specific requests and is open to looking at anything you may require.

The bagpipes are not just played at Scottish events or for Scottish people, everyone can and does enjoy them so please do enquire today!

You can contact Laura on 07745723102 or contact HERE and she will get back to you accordingly.