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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.

Fri 7th, The Lomond Ceilidh Band, Mitchell Hall Resource Centre, 7.30pm-11.30pm, £8.00 (£4.00 concession), organised by Mrs Elizabeth Mitchell, email: gmitchell232@btinternet.com, tel: 01592 882913. Family ticket (2 adults+ 2 children - £20.00). Soup and Clootie Dumpling, Banoffee, or Trifle served at interval. Please bring own refreshments. All welcome

Fri 7th, Lomond Ceilidh Band, Mitchell Hall Resource Centre 47 Main Street, Kinglassie. KY5 0XA, 7.30-11.30, £8.00, organised by Elizabeth Mitchell, email: gmitchell232@btinternet.com, tel: 01592 882913. Sorry, I didn’t give address for previous entry for the Ceilidh. Hope a few of you can manage to come

Sat 8th, The Occasionals, Nelson Hall (Scout), Marina, South Queensferry, 7.30pm-11pm, £10.00, organised by Sheila McCutcheon, email: sheila.mccutcheon@gmail.com, tel: 0131 331 1528. Summer Ceilidh with the fabulous Occasionals in a beautiful setting with spectacular views of the three bridges. Water and juice is provided throughout the evening along with home baking and a cuppa at the break. BYOB Tickets are £10, 12-16 year olds £5 and under 12's are free. All welcome. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Fri 14th, Live Ceilidh Band, Leith Community Centre Association, 12A Newkirkgate, Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 6AD, 7pm-9:30pm, entrance free, organised by Leith Festival, email: office@leithfestival.com, tel: 0131 629 1214. Leith Festival - Family ceilidh with Scottish Food and dancing. Join us for an evening of free Scottish food & dancing as part of our fiftieth anniversary celebrations. No dance experience is required as our live ceilidh band will call the dances and talk us through them as we go, we can all learn together. Take part in some or all of the dances. This is a dress as you please ceilidh, dress in whatever you feel most comfortable in. All over 12’s welcome. Come alone or bring friends & family. This is an alcohol free venue. Free tickets available from Community Centre office. http://leithfestival.com/event/leith-community-centre-ceilidh-2/

Mon 17th, Ceilidh Caleerie Dance Band, Institut Francais Ecosse, West Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, 8pm-11.00pm, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Institut Francais Ecosse & Scots Music Group. FRANCO-SCOTTISH CEILIDH / UN BAL FRANCO-ECOSSAIS Come and celebrate the Auld Alliance between France and Scotland in a beautiful building in the heart of Edinburgh. This is a unique event, jointly organised by Institut Francais Ecosse and Scots Music Group, to honour the visit by musicians and dancers, Les Etournias, from the La Rochelle area of France. Expert callers from both countries will make it a great opportunity to learn new dances and make new friends. L'association LES ETOURNIAS compte plus de 40 ans d'existence et le siège se situe près de LA ROCHELLE en Charente Maritime. Elle est composée de danseurs et de musiciens. La musique jouée par l'orchestre des ETOURNIAS : LES TOQUÉS DU TEMPO reflète la richesse et la variété du répertoire traditionnel français et ce sont sur des airs locaux, nationaux (ou parfois internationaux) qu'ils se produisent dans les bals folks. Le voyage en Ecosse déplace 28 personnes, musiciens et danseurs (ou les deux). Les TOQUÉS DU TEMPOS seront au nombre de 15 (accordéons diatoniques, violons, guitares, saxo, flûtes) et sont accompagnés de danseur(ses) ainsi que de leur enseignante de danses. http://www.lesetournias.fr Tickets at this website: https://ifecosse.extranet-aec.com/events/detail/419

Fri 21st, Bass Rock Ceilidh Band, Stramash, Edinburgh, 7.00pm-9.00pm, organised by Mary Gristwood, email: bassrockceilidh@gmail.com, tel: 07956250799. Solstice 'rock-ceilidh' fundraiser for the STV Childrens Appeal. Free entry/donations accepted. Instructions for all dances given using fun-filled banter with the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band. Perfect if you have never been to a ceilidh before, and great fun if you are a regular ceilidh goer. Bar. Link for donations: https://www.justgiving.com/stvappeal/donate

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.

Thu 27th, Kleyne Klezmer Band & caller, Edinburgh Greyfriars Charteris Centre 138-140 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9RR, 8.30pm-late, £15.00 (£10.00 concession), organised by Fiona Frank, tel: 07778 737 681. Klezmer Ceilidh. Preceeded by Contemporary Dance Performance from 7pm - tickets for both performance and ceilidh £25/£15. Part of Refugee Festival Scotland, following performances in Germany in 2018, three Syrian Refugees dancing about the refugee experience. The director of their dance company is a Berlin-based Israeli - and those nationalities hadn't workd together before this.... Details and more about the story on https://vimeo.com/234645079 . : booking www.trybooking.co.uk/6890

Sun 30th, Kleyne Klezmer Band & caller, Glasgow, 8:30pm-late, £15.00 (£10.00 concession), organised by Fiona Frank, tel: 07778 737 681. Klezmer Ceilidh. Preceeded by Contemporary Dance Performance from 7pm - tickets for both performance and ceilidh £25/£15. Part of Refugee Festival Scotland, following performances in Germany in 2018, three Syrian Refugees dancing about the refugee experience. The director of their dance company is a Berlin-based Israeli - and those nationalities hadn't workd together before this.... Details and more about the story on https://vimeo.com/234645079 . : booking www.trybooking.co.uk/6870

July 2019

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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 - OPEN AIR - 30th year FABULOUS FUN for all ages, nationalities and abilities - YOU are invited to the PALACE to dance...

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

Fri 26th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, Edinburgh, 8pm-11pm, £10.00 (£7.50 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Come and dance to Annasach's regular Ceilidh at The Counting House. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

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, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: 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

Mon 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, ROYAL BRITISH LEGION HALL, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry). No need to book, pay at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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

Thu 8th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH4 7EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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

Mon 12th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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

Fri 16th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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

Mon 19th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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

Thu 22nd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

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

Mon 26th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00-11.00, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Thu 29th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

September 2019

Mon 2nd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Thu 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Fri 13th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 28th, 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!

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. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. 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.

Sat 26th, Greater Spotted 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!

Thu 31st, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, Edinburgh, 8pm-11pm, £10.00 (£7.50 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Come and dance to Annasach's regular Ceilidh at The Counting House. Fancy dress welcome! Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

November 2019

Fri 1st, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL., 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. If you are a Visitor, Tourist or Student looking for a Traditional Ceilidh in Central Edinburgh (suitable for all the family age 8+) then this event is for you. Learn all the best ceilidh dances with full instructions provided for absolute beginners. Informal, fun night with encouragement from all our regular dancers. Licenced Bar. Entry £8.00 (16yrs and under free entry) ~ payable at the door on the night. (Large groups please contact for further information). All very welcome. 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 23rd, Da Hooley 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 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)

Sat 30th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £20.00 (£17.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Come and dance to Annasach's St Andrews Night Ceilidh at The Counting House. Tickets price includes stovies and a dram of The Famous Grouse and are available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

December 2019

Sat 14th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £20.00 (£17.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Come and dance to Annasach's Christmas Ceilidh at The Counting House. Tickets price includes stovies and a dram of The Famous Grouse and are available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

Sat 14th, Robert Fish 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!

Fri 20th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band with Caller, Christmas Ceilidh. British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edin. EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £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

Thu 23rd, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, 8pm-11.30pm, £23.00 (£18.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House. Haggis buffet and a dram of The Famous Grouse included. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annasachs-burns-night-ceilidh-tickets-61686596270

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

Fri 24th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, 8pm-11.30pm, £23.00 (£18.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House. Haggis buffet and a dram of The Famous Grouse included. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annasachs-burns-night-ceilidh-tickets-61687033578

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!

Sat 25th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, 8pm-11.30pm, £25.00 (£20.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House. Haggis buffet and a dram of The Famous Grouse included. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annasachs-burns-night-ceilidh-tickets-61687155944