Anonymous asked in TravelUnited KingdomOther - United Kingdom · 4 weeks ago

I know bagpipes are very common in Ireland and Scotland.  Are they played frequently in England and Wales?

9 Answers

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago
    Best Answer

    Yes there are a number of pipe bands in England.

  • TSK
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago


  • 3 weeks ago

    I’ve never heard bagpipes in England

  • John P
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    There are even different sorts of bagpiped, of which the Northumberland bagpipes ("listener-friendly bagpipes" as one comedian called them!) are possibly the best known.

    In many parts of Europe there are or have been bagpipes of various sorts, with local traditions of styles of playing them.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Some of the large cities may have a pipe band.

  • Maxi
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    I know bagpipes are very common in Ireland and Scotland? Then you don't know very much......... I have only ever seen them played at occassional events, so not common at all

  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Yes, In my Cornish town a gentleman in full dress plays them in the castle grounds each thursday in the summer.

    Unless anyone on here is in every area of England how can they say No.?

  • Clive
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Fortunately, no.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Thankfully they are not

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