You can view the range of piper uniforms at the dress gallery and make your choice at our online booking facility shop. Perhaps you can not make a choice immediately. We will be pleased to assist you. Just request for it by email at ’contact us ‘or at the fulfilment at the online booking.
Furthermore ‘The Laird of Port -à- Beul’ will be pleased to assist at the completion of your Scottish programme or Scottish clothing to be worn.
Costs of Hiring a piper
The charge for hiring a piper for an event is 100.00 Euro for the first hour, the hours thereafter will be charged 50.00 Euro p/hour (travelling costs excluded). Whilst the piper can be hired for any location world-wide, it is suggested you enquire regarding a quote for a specific event, by email or at our booking online. International travelling will be as low-budget as possible.
Further arrangements can easily be made by our online booking facility.
You can select out of a range of about 70 Scottish or other popular tunes, which the piper can play for you. Selection can be made at the online booking. But beforehand you can listen to the tunes and download them at the tune shop. It all are small files in midi format .
Further arrangements can easily be made through our online booking; just browse through our menu to get there.
‘The Laird of Port-à-Beul’ has also something special in the field of music sheets. For sale are bagpipe arrangements/compositions of:
- Popular music of the War years 1939-1945 (Moonlight Serenade, White Cliffs of Dover, Until we Meet Again, The Chestnut Tree and so on ) in the album: ‘The Sweet Potato Piper’. Total 23 tunes
- Arrangements of popular music sung by soldiers in those war years ( Lilli Marlene, Washing on the Siegfried Line, Kiss me Goodnight Sergeant Major, South of the Border (Down Mexico Way), Keep the Home-fires Burning and so on) in the album: ‘Bags Of Swank’. Total 14 tunes
- Original pipe tunes written and played on the battlefields during the Great War (1914-1918) in the Album: ‘Pipes of War’. In total 51 tunes.
- ‘Blue X-Mass , a lot of nice traditional Christmas tunes in PDF format, arranged by Pipers of the Dutch Military Pipes & Drums: 'The Blue Guards'.
You can listen to these arrangements and order them in our tune shop.
Regimental tunes & others
Also downloadable are several special traditional tunes and the repertoire of the Cameron Highlanders of Canada (from WW2) and the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Canada, all in .bww format.
Now also available a range of X-mas tunes and some rare pipe tunes.
Through our online booking your further settlement of hiring can be arranged. Like the choice of dress, possible tunes to be played and further agreements of time and place.
Choice of tunes is optional, if you don't make your own selection the piper will play his favourites and other nice Scottish tunes.
At this shop, at regular times Scottish bagpipe related goods and clothing are for sale.
For further enquiries please visit our booking online shop or write your question to. ‘Contact us’.
The Laird Of Port-à-Beul (TM)
'In the very lowlands of the Netherlands'
Vechtstraat 47, 5704 HV Helmond, The Netherlands,
Tel. +31(0)655345226 email: contact us: Internet: www.lairdofportabeul.com