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Fiddlers for hire Near You

Hire a fiddler near you today! Though technically a violin, fiddlers produce a bright, woody tone on their instrument with more folk style than a typical violinist. So, if you’re ready to dance a jig at your next private event, birthday party, or corporate event, you have 52 fiddlers to choose from!

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Hire James Patrick Gavin Fiddler with Encore
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£312.50 - £750
FiddlerLondon

A London born multi-instrumentalist, he creates folk music that dances the line between tradition and irreverence.

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Hire Robbie Mackenzie Fiddler with Encore
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£250 - £350
FiddlerGlasgow

Classical violin and traditional fiddle player. I can play a variety of styles and can perform solo with high quality piano backing tracks.

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Hire Isla Ratcliff Fiddler with Encore
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£275 - £375
FiddlerEdinburgh

Isla Ratcliff is a Scottish fiddle player, singer and composer, with a background in classical violin and piano.

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Hire David Purves Fiddler with Encore
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£250 - £300
FiddlerGlenrothes

Experienced fiddler and caller

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Hire Emma Durkan Fiddler with Encore
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From£180
FiddlerSaltcoats

Emma is a versatile and skilled musician whose style is rooted in folk but has played rock, blues, pop and even dance hits in nightclubs!

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Hire Ali Barnes Fiddler with Encore
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£2.50 - £375
FiddlerLondon

An experienced performer specialising in Folk & Traditional music - available for bookings and teaching.

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Hire Chris Dyson Fiddler with Encore
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From£160
FiddlerPontefract

Chris is a traditional Irish fiddler, octave mandola, singer. 35yrs experienece of anything celtic, ceilis etc.

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Hire Neil Fitz Fiddler with Encore
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£160 - £400
FiddlerWest of Ireland

Fiddle/Guitarist/vocalist based in west of Ireland. World travelled and years of experience in stage performance

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Hire Holly Sheldrake Fiddler with Encore
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From£180
FiddlerHastings

Fiddle player and caller with a wealth of experience across the UK and Europe, having performed at many festivals, public and private events

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Hire Jane Lawrence Fiddler with Encore
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£200 - £375
FiddlerLancaster

Jane Lawrence is a well known Lancaster-based musician performing folk music from around Europe , Scandinavia and the British Isles.

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Hire Violin for Weddings Fiddler with Encore
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£243.75 - £356.25
FiddlerPeterlee

Experienced and professional solo violinist for weddings ceremonies & receptions; corporate events, anniversaries, proposals and more.

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Hire Violin By Abigail Fiddler with Encore
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£300 - £600
FiddlerCanterbury

Violinist for Weddings, Functions and Session Work. Programmes individually tailored to you. Music Makes Memories.

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Hire Claire Rhiannon  Fiddler with Encore
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£275 - £500
FiddlerTreharris

Claire Rhiannon is a professional violinist who plays from the heart, guaranteed to create a magical atmosphere for your guests!

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Hire Jennifer Douglas Fiddler with Encore
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From£225
FiddlerEast Sussex

Jennifer is a professional international Violinist and Electric Violinist. Jen specialises in Weddings and events. Based South-East.

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Hire Loreto McAuley Fiddler with Encore
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From£180
FiddlerBelfast

I'm a fulltime musician/composer/arranger and run trios, quartets, a chamber choir, a ceili band. I've a portable digital piano and PA gear.

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Hire Katie Fiddlestix Fiddler with Encore
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£250 - £375
FiddlerBury

Solo violinist and pianist, North West area. Katie is available to perform at social events, corporates, weddings and functions.

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Hire Mary Gristwood Fiddler with Encore
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£180 - £300
FiddlerBathgate

Violinist/fiddle player and caller.

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Hire Henry Webster Fiddler with Encore
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£312.50 - £562.50
FiddlerLondon

#1 Professional Fiddle Player/ Violinist in London.

Latest reviews of our Fiddlers

Robbie Mackenzie
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"Robbie was absolutely Incredible! He learnt 2 songs as per my request which were perfect. Robbie was also very accommodating with requests and even played Taylor Swift songs for my Swiftie Niece, she was over the moon singing along side him 🥹 Would recommend Robbie to everyone looking for a violinist for ANY event. Thanks so much Robbie, our day was perfect & you played a huge part in that ✨"

Jodie hired Robbie Mackenzie for a Wedding

Verified Review, 4 June 2024
Isla Ratcliff
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"Isla was fantastic. We hired her to play on our wedding day, and she and Marianna on the keyboard really helped to make our day special. As well as her wonderful folk music she was very accommodating in playing a few songs from Lord of The rings as well as some amazing pop covers. Our guests loved the music, and that as well as the painless booking and planning, and the early set up made the day very stress free! Thank you again Isla for making our day so special! "

Sacha hired Isla Ratcliff for a Wedding

Verified Review, 9 February 2024
Steven Faulkner
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"Appreciated Steve's prompt communication & his great performance. Thank you"

Gill hired Steven Faulkner for a Bar / Club / Venue event

Verified Review, 28 January 2024

FAQs about hiring Fiddlers in the UK

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Can any fiddler play my favourite song?

Professional fiddlers will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that fiddlers may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the fiddler's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do fiddlers take to set up?

Your fiddler will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the fiddler prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our fiddlers are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our fiddlers will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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Popular genres:
Folk, Ceilidh, Traditional Irish folk
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1 hour
Busiest times:
March, July, October

How much does it cost to hire a Fiddler in the UK?

The typical price for a Fiddler is:
£Budget£260
££Pro£380
£££High-end£500+

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