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bagpipe experience
hen party

Tickling the tartan octopus!

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  • DurationDuration
    1 hour
  • Groups sizeGroup Size
    Minimum of 6 hens
  • AvailabilityAvailability
    All year round
  • Dress codeDress Code
bagpipe experience hen party activity

What's Included

  • Bagpipe instructor
  • Learn & perform a tune
  • Prize for best piper
  • Loudest hangover cure

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What You’ll Be Doing

So What's the plan
  • Meet your instructor and give his bags a squeeze
  • After a quick talk about the pipes
  • Time to get sucking and blowing
  • If you're struggling to get it to sing, suck harder
  • And absolutely no innuendo allowed!
  • Quick performance from all you students
  • The instructor will give a prize to the best student

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We work with 1000s of suppliers across the UK & Europe so prices, availability, photos and specifics on our bagpipe experience activity may vary depending on your preferred location and dates.

Feel free to ask your Destination Specialist at the time of booking if you have any questions about this.

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Where available...

Edinburgh, Glasgow

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GoHen Testimonial

More about hen do bagpipe experience...

Yes, you are of course big enough and mature enough to know better… But this is a hen party! There's no way you're going to have the bride putting that pipe to her lips without the rest of the hens making the least appropriate comments, ever!

It's exactly this kind of afternoon that makes hen weekends so fun. Where else would you possibly end up crying with laughter all because one of your friends is about to try and get a tune from a traditional and highly respected instrument, "Come on Sarah, just put it in your mouth and give it a good long blow!". Ahem, yes, it's exactly that kind of an activity and that's why we love it!

The session will begin with your friendly instructor giving you a brief history of the pipes. You'll then all get a chance to put your hands all over his tartan octopus (see, we're not there and we still can't help ourselves!). If you're good you'll be able to fill his bag up with air (we really are sorry about this, it's like some kind of bagpipe Tourette's). That's right, just put it to your lips, you don't have to open wide if you don't want to (oh for the love of…).

In between all the jokes you'll learn how the pipes work and how to get a tune out of them. You'll also get your pips on the Scottish small pipe. At which point you might as well give up any semblance of maturity, but we bet you can't look the instructor in the eye while blowing it!

Brilliant fun, utterly hilarious and also surprisingly musical, you'll soon be managing to squeeze out a tune and the instructor will award a prize for the best piper of the day. Whatever you do just make sure you get as much of the action/fun on video to all laugh over later. And yes, we do want to see all the photos of the girls in action.

"Groupia (GoHen) were amazing in helping organise my friends hen. Great value for money and great selection of different activities to choose from."

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Thumb Average savings for GoHen weekends;
Savings = 13 hours planning time and £1,062 per group*.

*Based on a group of 15, calculated using our customer feedback in 2019.

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3. You take the credit!

That's it, job done! Put your feet up, relax and wait for the fun to begin.

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