Ceilidh Bands available to hire in Lewisham

Hire a Ceilidh band in Lewisham for your wedding, Burns night or event today. We have 27 fantastic traditional Scottish and Irish bands available to hire in Lewisham to make sure everybody gets on their feet! With varying line-ups and instruments, fantastic callers to instruct the dance moves, and bands that will also play your favourite pop covers, there's no better time to book a Ceilidh band. Hire a Ceilidh band in the UK for your wedding, Burns night or event today. Pronounced 'kay-lee', these bands will perform upbeat traditional Scottish tunes while calling out the dance moves out to keep your guests on their feet! Ready to book? Simply browse our collection of our 27 best local Ceilidh bands in Lewisham available for hire today. Our groups have callers to instruct the dancing and many bands will also play your favourite pop covers. There's no better time to book your Ceilidh band! All are available in Lewisham.

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Hire Lochnagar Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1093.75 - £1456.25
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Lochnagar is a popular and vibrant Scottish ceilidh band based in London and the South-East with an exciting traditional sound

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Hire Ceilidh Tree Ceilidh band with Encore
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£550 - £1295
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Ceilidh Tree are one of the UK's most exciting ceilidh bands! Foot stomping fiddles, accordion and experienced caller to show the moves.

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Hire Sandra & Paul Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £1400
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Sandra & Paul, engaging and colourful instrumental duo, violin and guitar (no singing)

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Hire Cumberland Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £800
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A contemporary and memorable ceilidh band providing a wide variety of traditional and alternative tunes tailored to suit your event.

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Hire Miles Ceilidh band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£700
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Miles Ceilidh band has emerged as one of the most exciting, versatile bands on the London Ceilidh Dance Music Scene over the last 8 years.

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Hire Scotch on the Rocks Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1100
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Scotch on the Rocks is a fun and professional London Ceilidh Band, available to hire for any event!

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Hire Panic at the Ceilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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£900 - £2000
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One of London's most exciting, innovative new ceilidh bands. Guaranteed to provide a fun night for all to enjoy!

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Hire Shipwright - Folk Duo Ceilidh band with Encore
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£575 - £1225
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Shipwright are a lively London based folk duo available for Ceilidhs and other events.

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Hire Silver Street Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1100 - £1200
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Irresistibly danceable music

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Hire Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh band with Encore
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An award-winning Ceilidh Band of fun traditional musicians with a Caller available to perform at your wedding or any other event.

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Hire Sound With Us Ceilidh band with Encore
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£3000 - £5500
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The only band offering 3-4 roaming instruments on the dance floor. Your guests become part of the show, on a night they will never forget.

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Hire The Big Cool Celts: Scottish Ceilidh, Reeling & Covers Party Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1065 - £2840
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With unrivalled service and quality, they have built a reputation as one of the best Celtic party bands in the UK

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Hire The Lemon Céilí Co. Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1300 - £1700
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Energetic and lively céilí band for celebrations and gatherings

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Hire The Celtic Collective & Acoustica! Ceilidh band with Encore
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£800 - £1200
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The Celtic Collective & Acoustica are London's finest with years of experience playing Celtic music. Plus jazz, pop & country with Acoustica

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Hire Juniper Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£600 - £1800
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Celtic ceilidh band bringing a modern flair to traditional Irish, Scottish and English tunes. You're guranteed to be dancing the night away!

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Hire Stroma Folk & Ceilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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£800 - £1500
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"Stroma kept everyone on their feet the entire night!" "Their use of modern sounds with the traditional instruments made our Ceilidh unique"

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Hire MacDonald Ceilidh Caller/Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£480 - £940
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We are a group of top Conservatoire trained musos, providing duos, trios and ceilidhs, Scottish caller.

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Hire Blag Ceilidh band with Encore
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£812.50 - £1062.50
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Blag play a feisty mix of groovesome Irish Folk Rock, Ceildhi & World music. Fun & lively Blag have played festivals, TV and Radio.

Recent reviews of our Ceilidh Bands in Lewisham

“The band were at the venue in plenty of time and adjusted to the fact the previous performer was just leaving. The dance music and songs were great. We had lots of people dancing even some who had never seen a ciedlh before. The caller was perfect. She was young, cool, clear and funny. We would definitely have Raggletaggle again at an event and will recommend them to our friends. ”

23 March 2024
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Nigel hired Wraggle Taggle for a Private event (available in Lewisham)

“Wonderful exprence booking the group , good communication, arrive on time as planned , beautiful hour set ... thank you for making my father wake lovely , every one really did enjoy it. Thank you once again Kathleen ”

1 March 2024
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Kathleen hired Stroma Folk & Ceilidh for a Funeral / Memorial service (available in Lewisham)

“Wraggle Taggle were great fun and brought so much energy to our event! They were great to work with and we were very satisfied with their service and performance. ”

29 February 2024
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Libby hired Wraggle Taggle for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Lewisham)

FAQs about hiring Ceilidh Bands in Lewisham

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What is a ceilidh band?

A ceilidh band (pronounced ‘kay-lee’) is a group of musicians that specialise in traditional folk music for ceilidh dances (usually jigs). Ceilidh bands will usually have fiddle players, accordionists, bagpipers playing and a “caller” leading the dances.

What do people do at a ceilidh?

Ceilidhs comes from the Gaelic word for ‘party’ and typically feature a ceilidh band with a caller who will lead the guests in traditional folk Scottish (or Irish) dances. Ceilidh’s are a great way to entertain your guests because they offer an interactive experience where the guests are part of the performances and the dances are simple enough for all ages and abilities, meaning everyone can get involved.

How long do ceilidh dances last?

A traditional Ceilidh dance can last anywhere from 2 to 3 hours, usually broken down with 3-4 dances and then a break. Our Ceilidh bands, however, are flexible and can play for as short or as long as you need.

What instruments are used in a ceilidh band?

Ceilidh bands commonly feature traditional folk instruments. Some common instruments you will find in a Ceilidh band include the fiddle, the accordion, bagpipes, the flute and a banjo. Each Ceilidh band’s lineup will feature different musicians and some bands will feature drums or percussion instruments, such as bodhrán (traditional Irish drum), or guitars. It’s also good to properly check their lineups before booking but if you’re unsure, speak to one of our experts who can give you tailored advice on what would work well for your venue.

Are ceilidh bands only for weddings?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Why should I choose a ceilidh band for my corporate event?

Although wedding ceilidh bands are particularly popular, ceilidh bands are not limited to weddings. Ceilidhs are also popular for birthday parties, anniversaries, and other celebrations, as a fun form of interactive, unique entertainment. Ceilidhs bands are also very popular for corporate events as the dances are a great way to break the ice and get people talking. Overall, ceilidh bands bring people together, making any event memorable with their spirited tunes and engaging dances. You can speak to one of Encore's experts today to find the perfect ceilidh band near you.

Hiring a Ceilidh Band in Lewisham

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Popular genres:
Ceilidh, Folk, Pop
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Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Ceilidh Band in Lewisham?

The typical price per group member for Ceilidh Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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