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Bagpipes Taster Day

Saturday 10 Feb 10am–4pm, 2018

To make a booking enquiry please complete the form below. We will contact you to confirm availability and complete your booking.

Course Enquiry

  • Halsway Manor will not share your details with any third parties.

  • £45

Includes tuition, instrument hire & lunch.

  • £65

Includes tuition, instrument hire, lunch, evening meal and tutors' concert.

We are delighted to be introducing this taster day to our regular Bagpipe Weekend, with leading tutor David Faulkner and bagpipes loaned by the Bagpipe Society. You can book for the workshop – including tuition, lunch and instrument hire – or for an extra £20 stay on for dinner and the evening Hurdy Gurdy and Bagpipe concert, the choice is your.

Who’s it For?

Anyone, no previous musical experience necessary. Only 4 places available, so book early!

The Tutor

David Faulkner has been playing pipes for over 25 years with groups such as the Eel Grinders and Jon Swayne’s Zephyrus. He has toured in Europe and America, and has made various recordings including the English and Border Music for Pipes CD with accordionist Steve Turner. David has taught three times at the Spielkurs für Dudelsack und Drehleier 2008, 2009 & 2013 and twice at the Osterbordunale in 2015 & 2016, he has run workshops for the Bagpipe Society’s annual Blowout and teaches privately. David works as a community musician with Devon-based Wren Music.