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January 2018

Wed 3rd, Pop Shop Boys, Bainfield Bowling & Social Club, 34 Hutchison Crossway, Edinburgh EH14 1RU, 7.30pm-11.30pm, £5.00, organised by Willie Cruickshank, tel: 0131 440 9756 or 07570 791764. It's only £5 a ticket, with all proceeds to Cancer Research. There are 120 tickets available, on a first come, first served basis. Make your evening go with a 'reel' swing by bringing along a group of relatives and friends. Order your tickets by phone I hope to hear from you soon Willie Cruickshank THIS CEILIDH IS NOW SOLD OUT

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor, easy on Street Parking and no Stairs Access to Hall. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 6th, SOLD OUT The Occasionals with Freeland Barbour & caller Sheila McCutcheon, Grange Club, Portgower Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, 7:30pm-11:30pm, £12.00, email: coloniesgrapevine@gmail.com. Stockbridge Colonies New Year Ceilidh. All dances expertly called by Sheila. £12 for an adult, £5 for a child aged 6-16 Children aged 5 and under free. Tickets are now on sale from Stockbridge Street Convenors www.stockbridgecolonies.com

Fri 12th, PLEASE NOTE date FRIDAY 12th .Jimmy Wilson of Cruithne with caller Bett Morrison, Haddington Corn Exchange, HADDINGTON Corn Exchange, Main Street, Haddington, EH41 3HA, 7:30pm-late, £8.00, organised by Amisfield Walled Garden , email: enquiries@amisfield.org.uk. Charity Ceilidh in Haddington for the Amisfield Walled Garden. Further details Bett Morrison on 01620 810 429 or Amisfield Walled Garden volunteers. www.Amisfield.org.uk. The walled garden is being developed by Amisfield Preservation Trust as a community facility and visitor attraction. It relied on volunteers to manage the project, develop and maintain the garden. Apologies for wrongly stating Saturday 13th in error -this is a FRIDAY ceilidh. Haddington ceilidhs promoted here by Sue who is human and makes mistakes...

Thu 25th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 34 W Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £20.00 (£17.00 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. The ceilidh will start at 8pm with a break for a buffet supper served around 9.30pm of haggis, neeps & tatties, and a complimentary dram of The Famous Grouse to wash it all down. Then it's back to the dancing! Beginners welcome. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

Fri 26th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 34 W Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £20.00 (£17.00 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. The ceilidh will start at 8pm with a break for a buffet supper served around 9.30pm of haggis, neeps & tatties, and a complimentary dram of The Famous Grouse to wash it all down. Then it's back to the dancing! Beginners welcome. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

Sat 27th, Canongate Cadjers, 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, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 34 W Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £20.00 (£17.00 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. The ceilidh will start at 8pm with a break for a buffet supper served around 9.30pm of haggis, neeps & tatties, and a complimentary dram of The Famous Grouse to wash it all down. Then it's back to the dancing! Beginners welcome. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

February 2018

Fri 2nd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 24th, 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!

Sat 24th, Queensferry Parish Praise Band, Kirkliston Bowling Club, 7pm-10pm, £15.00 (£10.00 concession), organised by Carol Findlay, email: carol.findlay@qccc.org.uk, tel: 0131 331 5570. Come and join us at the Kirkliston Bowling Club,Bowling Green Road,Kirkliston,EH29 9BG for our silver jubilee fundraising ceilidh on Saturday 24 February 2018. All the dances will be called by our excellent band, and a hot supper and home baking are included in the ticket price ! Please contact Carol(carol.findlay@qccc.org.uk) to purchase tickets and for more information. QCCC provides Day Care services for the local community.

March 2018

Fri 2nd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 24th, 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. **Please note change of date from 31st March** 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 2018

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Fri 27th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 34 W Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768563138. Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, Edinburgh from 8pm.  All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

Sat 28th, 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!

May 2018

Fri 4th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 26th, 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!

June 2018

Fri 1st, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Sat 23rd, 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. **Please note change of date from 30th June** 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!

July 2018

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Wed 11th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-late, £9.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. First of 5 Wednesdays - Scottish Dancing for ALL in the unique historic Palace Courtyard open air. 29th year. Different top Scottish dance band each week. ALL welcome, all dances called or demonstrated. First of 5 weeks of the 29th season; season tickets £27 for all 5 weeks. Further details and dance programme see www.ScotchHop.org.uk or Facebook: Linlithgow ScotchHop

Wed 18th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-10:30pm, £9.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Second of 5 Wednesdays - Scottish Dancing for ALL in the unique historic Palace Courtyard open air. 29th year. Different top Scottish dance band each week. ALL welcome, all dances called or demonstrated. First of 5 weeks of the 29th season. Further details and dance programme see www.ScotchHop.org.uk or Facebook: Linlithgow ScotchHop.

Wed 25th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-dark, £9.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Third of 5 Wednesdays - Scottish Dancing for ALL in the unique historic Palace Courtyard open air. 29th year. Different top Scottish dance band each week. ALL welcome, all dances called or demonstrated. First of 5 weeks of the 29th season. Further details and dance programme see www.ScotchHop.org.uk or Facebook: Linlithgow ScotchHop

Fri 27th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 34 W Nicholson Street, 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 Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, Edinburgh from 8pm.  All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

August 2018

Wed 1st, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-late, £9.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Fourth of 5 Wednesdays - Scottish Dancing for ALL in the unique historic Palace Courtyard open air. 29th year. Different top Scottish dance band each week. ALL welcome, all dances called or demonstrated. First of 5 weeks of the 29th season. Further details and dance programme see www.ScotchHop.org.uk or Facebook: Linlithgow ScotchHop

Fri 3rd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Wed 8th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-dark, £9.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Final evening of 5 Wednesdays - Scottish Dancing for ALL in the unique historic Palace Courtyard open air. 29th year. Different top Scottish dance band each week. ALL welcome, all dances called or demonstrated. First of 5 weeks of the 29th season. Further details and dance programme see www.ScotchHop.org.uk or Facebook: Linlithgow ScotchHop

September 2018

Fri 7th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and Easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

October 2018

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Fri 26th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 34 W Nicholson Street, 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 Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, Edinburgh from 8pm.  All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets available from https://www.annasach.co.uk/events

November 2018

Fri 2nd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Great Traditional Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Suitable for Beginners to Experienced Dancers. Licenced Bar, Nice Dance Floor and easy on Street Parking. No need to book tickets ~ just Pay at Door on the Night. All Welcome. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers

Fri 30th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Royal British Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Informal, fun ceilidh night with live band and caller. No need to book ~ just pay at the door. Everybody welcome.

December 2018

Fri 21st, CHRISTMAS CEILIDH ~ Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Legion Hall, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4EL, 8.00pm-11.30pm, £10.00, organised by cadjers music factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Our Annual Christmas Ceilidh with Live Band & Caller. Great fun night for all our regular dancers, office party or family Christmas celebration. Suitable for everybody (age 10+) from beginners to experienced dancers. Licenced Bar. Buffet Food Provided in ticket price. This event is always a sell-out so come early as limited to hall capacity with 80 tickets available. N.B Pay at door on night. Facebook: Canongate Cadjers