Ceilidh band

The Hawthorn Ceilidh Band

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About The Hawthorn Ceilidh Band

Ceilidh band
Newcastle upon Tyne
Public liability insurance of £1 million
Enthusiastic, danceable ceilidh band based in Newcastle. Available for all your ceilidh and barn dance needs!

Two outstanding musicians based in Northeast England form this premier ceilidh band, always accompanied by an excellent and experienced caller. Both Mark and Penny study at Newcastle University, and have played with many other ceilidh and concert bands from all over the country. They are happy to play weddings, private corporate events, christenings, barn dances, family parties and any other events, for dancers of all abilities.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Folk, Ceilidh, Traditional English folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Welsh folk
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Slip Jig
Strip the Willow
Gay Gordons
Nottingham Swing
Happy to play a particular song if requested for a first dance.


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Rhianwen D, 1 year ago

Had a great time listening to this band. Looking forward to seeing them again. Would definitely recommend!

Sioned D, 1 year ago

Really enjoyed listening to these guys. Their tunes make you want to get to get up and dance. I was tapping my feet all the way through!