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March 2019

Fri 1st, Pont Five and Monkey Box, The Jam House, 7pm-12.30am, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by IVFDF 2019, email: ivfdfedinburgh2019@gmail.com. This unique ceilidh features not only one but two of the best ceilidh bands! We are super excited to dance on the music of local band Point Five, with strong and energetic fiddles to make you want to jump onto the dance floor. They will be followed by Monkey Box, from England. They will play an English-style ceilidh and make sure you have a excellent time until late in the night! Dances will be called by Andrew Swaine, Xavier Oliver and Kieran Porter. Tickets on sale at the door or online from: https://ivfdf2019.eventcube.io/events/16801 This event is part of IVFDF 2019 - the longest running folk festival in the UK. We are putting many more exciting dance events in Edinburgh the rest of the weekend. Visit our website: http://ivfdf2019.org.uk to learn more. We have unbeatably cheap tickets on sale to make you dance all weekend!

Fri 1st, Canongate Cadjers Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney St. Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar.

Sat 2nd, An Conasg , South Hall, 8pm-11.30pm, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by IVFDF 2019, email: ivfdfedinburgh2019@gmail.com. One of the best young local bands, An Conasg, will be playing at this Scottish Ceilidh. Believe us, you are in for a treat: with Siannie Moodie on the clàrsach, Sam Gillespie on the flute and Tara Cunningham on the fiddle, An Conasg will be play beautifully melodic music, packed with lots of energy and amazing arrangements. They will want to make you dance until late in the night! Come and dance along, we promise you won't be disappointed. Dances will be called by Neil Wignall. Tickets on sale at the door, or online from: https://ivfdf2019.eventcube.io/events/16802 . This event is part of IVFDF 2019 - the longest running folk dance festival in the UK. We are putting many more exciting dance events in Edinburgh the rest of the weekend. Visit our website: http://ivfdf2019.org.uk to learn more. We have unbeatably cheap tickets on sale to make you dance all weekend!

Sat 2nd, The Skelpit Lug ceilidh band, Parklands in Alva, 7:30pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Alzheimer Scotland- Stirling and Clacks, tel: 07949 660 792. Charity ceilidh bring your own nibbles and tipple. Dance to the music of the band, all welcome.

Sun 3rd, Scratch Band, Southside Community Centre, 2pm-5pm, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by IVFDF 2019, email: ivfdfedinburgh2019@gmail.com. Survivor's Ceilidh : Scottish, English and American ceilidhs led by a scratch band, as part of IVFDF 2019, the UK's longest running folk dance festival. Back in Edinburgh for 2019, for a weekend packed with ceilidh dances, workshops and other events. More information on http://ivfdf2019.org.uk/

Fri 8th, Jimmy Wilson of Cruithne with caller Bett Morrison, Knox Academy School Hall, Haddington, East Lothian, 7:30pm-late, £8.00, organised by Bett Morrison, email: kidlaw64@gmail.com, tel: 01620 810 429. Charity Ceilidh, all welcome, all dances called. [In local school hall as Corn Exchange closed for 9 months for refurbishment]

Fri 8th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Hall has air-conditioning and a bar. All dances walked through and called. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc., we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude.

Sat 9th, The MacAlasdairs Ceilidh Band, St Columba's Hall, Upper Gray Street, Edinburgh, 7.30pm.-11:00pm, £6.00, organised by Amnesty International, Edinburgh South Group. Tickets are only available to buy at the door. There will be a raffle and a well stocked bar. Please come and support Amnesty International. Thank you. x

Sat 9th, Hud Yer Wheesht, Greyfriars Kirk, 7pm-midnight, £12.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by ceilidh collective, email: robin@boe.org.uk, tel: 07590116750. With room for 300 dancers, we've over three hours of dances and calling by our band as well as support from the incredible Charan Pradhan! Full licensed bar with organic and fruit wines, real ales and local lagers, ethical juices, mulled cider, ten single malts, and a fundraising raffle... We can't wait to welcome you back to the beautiful hall in the heart of the old town of Edinburgh. The venue is fully accessible and family friendly. 100% of profits from door, bar and raffle to Friends of the Earth Scotland. Tickets and more info www.ceilidhcollective.org

Fri 15th, Fraser McKinnon Ceilidh Band, Bainfield Bowling Club, 34 Hutchison Crossway, EH14 1RU, 7:30pm-late, £10.00 (£10.00 concession), organised by Sheila Clarke / Val McGuigan, email: Valmcguigan@blueYonder.co.uk. Charity Ceilidh. Come to a sociable and fun ceilidh in aid of MND : Motor Neurone Disease which is the charity. SOLD OUT.

Sat 16th, Gordon Clark's Dance Band from Newton Grange, Edinburgh, St Columba's hall, 13 Upper Gray Street, Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1SN, 19:30-23:00, £13.00, organised by Yvonne, tel: 0131 663 2906. Edinburgh, Leith & District Orkney Assocation, Clapshot Supper Dance, BYOB. Tickets from Yvonne 0131 663 2906 Tickets are £13 and under 18s are £6. Tickets must be ordered in advance, preferably BY WEDNESDAY night 13th March, so haggis and clapshot can be ordered as its a sit down meal.

Thu 21st, Bass Rock Ceilidh Band, Stramash, Cowgate, Edinburgh, 22.00-Midnight, organised by Steven Cosans. Come along to the 'rock-ceilidh' at this beautiful, atmospheric venue with music from the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band. Insanely talented musicians who intersperse well-known rock riffs amongst traditional ceilidh tunes, making sure the party will rock! Instructions given for all our easy dances using fun-filled banter. Come along if you've never been to a ceilidh before, or equally if you are a 'hardened ceilidher'. All welcome. Free entry. Bar.

Fri 22nd, Waasylla Live African Drumming & Dancing + Addie Baako, Hibs Supporters Club, 11 Sunnyside, off Easter Road, Edinburgh EH7 5RA, 7pm-12, £12.00 (£10.00 concession), organised by Ghanaian Association in partnership with Hibs Supporters Club, email: GhanaAssociationEdinburgh@hotmail.co.uk, tel: 0771 424 3007. Ghana Independence Day Celebration. African Drumming & Dancing with Music and DJ playing the best Ghanaian and African Music (Highlife, Hip-Life, Azonta, Afrobeats, Naija, Soukouss & More. In-house bar, Tasty Ghanaian food (included in ticket price) Enquiries 0751 503 4493 or 07748 159 478. Tickets available at "All about you Health & Beauty" 94a Clerk Street Edinburgh (£10 in advance) £12 at the door. Kids 5 - 16 £5; under 5 years Free. All nationalities welcome. Further details see Ghana Association Edinburgh Facebook

Sat 30th, Matthew Maclennan Ceilidh Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.50 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 555 7668. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7.50 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

April 2019

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar.

Sat 13th, Edinburgh Contra, Columcille Hall, Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh EH10, 8pm-10:30pm, £10.00, organised by Edinburgh Contra, email: EdinburghContra@gmail.com. Contra dancing, Ceilidh’s American cousin, is a fun social dance that everyone can enjoy. Danced in long lines of couples, Contra dancing is known for its interesting patterns, great music and friendly atmosphere. We have live music from Edward Wallace and Friends, and Rachel Wallace teaching the dances. All are welcome, family friendly, no partner needed, no experience necessary. 15-minute welcome session for new dancers starts at 7:45pm. Come along and give it a go! £10 on the door, under 12s free. Bring your own drinks. Step-free access and accessible toilets available. Calling will be gender-neutral ‘larks and ravens’ style.

Sat 13th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Hall has air-conditioning and a bar. All dances walked through and called. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc., we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude.

Sat 20th, Da Hooley ceilidh band, Bellfield, 16B Bellfield Street, Portobello, EH15 2BP, 7.30-11pm, £12.00 (£10.00 concession), organised by Ros Gasson, email: ceilidhs@ceilidhdanceband.scot. Join us for a fantastic Porty night out. Bring your granny, your neighbour, your friends who can dance, and those who can’t. Drew, our caller will keep folk right with the dances. Tickets available from The Skylark and The Velvet Easel Gallery, Portobello High Street, and online. More info at ceilidhdanceband.scot/porty-ceilidhs Doors open 7pm Raising money for the Wash House, Portobello’s community centre

Sat 27th, Portobello Ceilidh Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.50 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 555 7668. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7.50 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

Sat 27th, Greater Spotted Ceilidh Band, King's Hall, 7pm-midnight, £12.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by ceilidh collective, email: robin@boe.org.uk, tel: 07590116750. An evening of twirling dancing, soaring music and hearty companionship, with The Greater Spotted Ceilidh Band. With room for 180 dancers, our ceilidh has over three hours of dances and calling by our band. Full licensed bar with organic and fruit wines, real ales and local lagers, ethical juices, mulled cider, ten single malts, and a fundraising raffle... We can't wait to welcome you back to the lovely King's Hall of Newington. The venue is fully accessible and family friendly. Book your tickets now and see you there! www.ceilidhcollective.org

May 2019

Fri 3rd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar.

Sat 11th, Edinburgh Contra, Columcille Hall, Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh EH10, 8pm-10:30pm, £10.00, organised by Edinburgh Contra, email: EdinburghContra@gmail.com. Contra dancing, Ceilidh’s American cousin, is a fun social dance that everyone can enjoy. Danced in long lines of couples, Contra dancing is known for its interesting patterns, great music and friendly atmosphere. We have live music from Grace and Sam, and Rachel Wallace teaching the dances. All are welcome, family friendly, no partner needed, no experience necessary. 15-minute welcome session for new dancers starts at 7:45pm. Come along and give it a go! £10 on the door, under 12s free. Bring your own drinks. Step-free access and accessible toilets available. Calling will be gender-neutral ‘larks and ravens’ style.

Sat 25th, Bella McNab's Dance Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.50 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 555 7668. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7.50 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

June 2019

Fri 7th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar.

Sat 22nd, Ceilidh Caleerie Dance Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.50 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 555 7668. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7.50 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

Sat 22nd, Edinburgh Contra, Columcille Hall, Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh EH10, 8pm-10:30pm, £10.00, organised by Edinburgh Contra, email: EdinburghContra@gmail.com. Contra dancing, Ceilidh’s American cousin, is a fun social dance that everyone can enjoy. Danced in long lines of couples, Contra dancing is known for its interesting patterns, great music and friendly atmosphere. We have live music from Edward Wallace and Friends, and Lisa Heywood teaching the dances. All are welcome, family friendly, no partner needed, no experience necessary. 15-minute welcome session for new dancers starts at 7:45pm. Come along and give it a go! £10 on the door, under 12s free. Bring your own drinks. Step-free access and accessible toilets available. Calling will be gender-neutral ‘larks and ravens’ style.

July 2019

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar.

Sat 13th, Edinburgh Contra, Columcille Hall, Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh EH10, 8pm-10:30pm, £10.00, organised by Edinburgh Contra, email: EdinburghContra@gmail.com. Contra dancing, Ceilidh’s American cousin, is a fun social dance that everyone can enjoy. Danced in long lines of couples, Contra dancing is known for its interesting patterns, great music and friendly atmosphere. We have live music from Everest Witman and Kathleen Fownes of the US band Nova, and Rachel Wallace teaching the dances. All are welcome, family friendly, no partner needed, no experience necessary. 15-minute welcome session for new dancers starts at 7:45pm. Come along and give it a go! £10 on the door, under 12s free. Bring your own drinks. Step-free access and accessible toilets available. Calling will be gender-neutral ‘larks and ravens’ style.

Wed 17th, Scott Band's Scottish Dance Band, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-10pm, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com, tel: 0131 331 1528. Linlithgow Scotch Hop, Scottish dancing for all. Lively friendly and fun. Great Scottish Dance Bands - unique setting in this historic palace courtyard dancing round the fountain. Five Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm, tickets for cash at the door include tea and shortbread at the interval. Under 12 years of age FREE. Alternative venue for bad weather - Low Port Centre by Linlithgow Station. Season ticket for all 5 Wednesdays to 14th August: Adults £32, Concession £25. See facebook for photos: https://www.facebook.com/events/579570335821097/ Dance in the Palace...

Wed 24th, Ian Muir Sound, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10pm, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com, tel: 0131 331 1528. Linlithgow Scotch Hop, Scottish dancing for all. Lively friendly and fun. Great Scottish Dance Bands - unique setting in this historic palace courtyard dancing round the fountain. Five Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm, tickets for cash at the door include tea and shortbread at the interval. Under 12 years of age FREE. Alternative venue for bad weather - Low Port Centre by Linlithgow Station. Season ticket for all 5 Wednesdays to 14th August: Adults £32, Concession £25. See facebook for photos: https://www.facebook.com/events/328677571320914/ Dance in the Palace

Wed 31st, Colin Dewar Scottish Dance Band, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10pm, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com, tel: 0131 331 1528. Linlithgow Scotch Hop, Scottish dancing for all. Lively friendly and fun. Great Scottish Dance Bands - unique setting in this historic palace courtyard dancing round the fountain. Five Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm, tickets for cash at the door include tea and shortbread at the interval. Under 12 years of age FREE. Alternative venue for bad weather - Low Port Centre by Linlithgow Station. See facebook for photos https://www.facebook.com/events/239873856903027/ Dance in the Palace

August 2019

Fri 2nd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar. FACEBOOK INFO: Canongate Cadjers

Fri 2nd, Willie Fraser ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Sat 3rd, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Mon 5th, Flamaing Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Tue 6th, Paddy Bar ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Wed 7th, Ian Smith and Band (from Tiree), Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com, tel: 0131 331 1528. Linlithgow Scotch Hop, Scottish dancing for all. Lively friendly and fun. Great Scottish Dance Bands - unique setting in this historic palace courtyard dancing round the fountain. Five Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm, tickets for cash at the door include tea and shortbread at the interval. Under 12 years of age FREE. See Facebook for photos https://www.facebook.com/events/349403155645809/ Alternative venue for bad weather - Low Port Centre by Linlithgow Station. Dance in the Palace

Wed 7th, Borders ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Thu 8th, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Fri 9th, Willie Fraser ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Sat 10th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Mon 12th, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Tue 13th, Paddy Bar ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Wed 14th, Adin Graham Scottish Dance Band, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com, tel: 0131 331 1528. Linlithgow Scotch Hop, Scottish dancing for all. Lively friendly and fun. Great Scottish Dance Bands - unique setting in this historic palace courtyard dancing round the fountain. Last of the season of 5 Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm, tickets for cash at the door include tea and shortbread at the interval. Under 12 years of age FREE. See facebook for photos: https://www.facebook.com/events/1838912682885146/ Alternative venue for bad weather - Low Port Centre by Linlithgow Station. Dance in the Palace

Wed 14th, Borders ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Thu 15th, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Fri 16th, Willie Fraser ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Sat 17th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Mon 19th, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Tue 20th, Paddy Bar ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Wed 21st, Borders ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Thu 22nd, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Fri 23rd, Willie Fraser ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Sat 24th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 9pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

September 2019

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar. FACEBBOK INFO: Canongate Cadjers

October 2019

Fri 4th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~ PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar. FACEBOOK: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 12th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Hall has air-conditioning and a bar. All dances walked through and called. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc., we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude.

November 2019

Fri 1st, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL., 8.00pm-11.00pm, £9.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. No need to book ~PAY AT THE DOOR. 14yrs and under free entry. Licenced Bar. FACEBOOK: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 9th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Hall has air-conditioning and a bar. All dances walked through and called. Good exercise and great fun. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags or rucksacks will get fast track entry. No liquids or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc., we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude.

Fri 22nd, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. with caller Ken Gourlay, Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Sat 23rd, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. with caller Ken Gourlay, HLI ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Sat 30th, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. with caller Ken Gourlay, Flaming Heather ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. No drink or food to be brought in. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend to text, browse the web etc. we'd prefer you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs 0131 339 5374 (24 hours)

December 2019

Fri 20th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, Christmas Ceilidh. British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edin. EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.30pm, £12.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 087815 741699. Annual Christmas Ceilidh. Entry by Ticket Only. Dance & Buffet £12.00 Phone or email to reserve tickets. Licenced Bar. FACEBOOK INFO: Canongate Cadjers

Tue 31st, Willie Fraser ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 7pm-9.30pm, £20.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. with caller Ken Gourlay, Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Tue 31st, Willie Fraser ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 10pm-00.30am, £30.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. with caller Ken Gourlay, Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs

Tue 31st, HotScotch Ceilidh Band, Assembly Roxy (Roxburgh Place EH8 9SU), 8:30pm-1am, £28.90, organised by Donald MacLennan and Patrick Steuart. HOGMANAY CEILIDH, YE DANCER! Edinburgh’s best Hogmanay ceilidh: enthusiastic, relentless traditional dancing with HotScotch Ceilidh Band. A lively event with a strong core of experienced ceilidh dancers ready to keep the newbies right and a seriously competent, enthusiastic, fast-paced band. Doors open 8:30pm. Dancing from 9pm. Licensed Bar. No smartphone restrictions! Tickets: £28.90 online (including fees) from Eventbrite and Assembly Festival. No refunds. https://www.facebook.com/events/258911095013842/ @LaldieCeilidh https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hogmanay-ceilidh-ye-dancer-tickets-59266256970

January 2020

Fri 24th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374. with caller Ken Gourlay, Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we'd rather you didn't come. Musicians find this very rude. edinburghceilidhs.net facebook.com/edinburghceilidhs