Christmas party Ceilidh Bands available to hire in Hillingdon

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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 The Big Cool Celts: Scottish Ceilidh, Reeling & Covers Party Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1065 - £2840
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Cumberland Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£750 - £800
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Silver Street Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1100 - £1200
Ceilidh bandLondon

Irresistibly danceable music

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Hire Lochnagar Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1093.75 - £1456.25
Ceilidh bandLondon

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
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Panic at the Ceilidh Ceilidh band with Encore
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£900 - £2000
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Miles Ceilidh band Ceilidh band with Encore
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From£700
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Coppermill Folk Ceilidh band with Encore
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£450 - £700
Ceilidh bandUxbridge

Young, exciting and versatile folk band for all occasions! Ceilidhs, Weddings and Private Functions, flexible to you and your budget.

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Hire Juniper Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£600 - £1800
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Scotch on the Rocks Ceilidh band with Encore
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£1100
Ceilidh bandLondon

Scotch on the Rocks is a fun and professional London Ceilidh Band, available to hire for any event!

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Hire The Sweeney Ceilidh Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£850 - £1400
Ceilidh bandHigh Wycombe

The highest quality band in London and the South East! We've played at hundreds of events, including weddings. Guaranteed to please!

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Hire MacDonald Ceilidh Caller/Band Ceilidh band with Encore
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£480 - £940
Ceilidh bandLondon

We are a group of top Conservatoire trained musos, providing duos, trios and ceilidhs, Scottish caller.

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Hire Sandra & Paul Ceilidh band with Encore
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£500 - £1400
Ceilidh bandLondon

Sandra & Paul, engaging and colourful instrumental duo, violin and guitar (no singing)

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Hire Sound With Us Ceilidh band with Encore
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£3000 - £5500
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Celtic Collective & Acoustica! Ceilidh band with Encore
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£800 - £1200
Ceilidh bandLondon

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 Shipwright - Folk Duo Ceilidh band with Encore
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£575 - £1225
Ceilidh bandLondon

Shipwright are a lively London based folk duo available for Ceilidhs and other events.

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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 Christmas Party Ceilidh Bands in Hillingdon

“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 Hillingdon)

“Great band. Hired for our venue-run Scottish Theme Night last weekend. Many customers have already contacted us to tell us how great the evening was and how much they enjoyed the band's performance and partaking in some excellently-called dances! ”

2 March 2024
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Faye hired The Sweeney Ceilidh Band for a Private event (available in Hillingdon)

“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 ”

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Kathleen hired Stroma Folk & Ceilidh for a Funeral / Memorial service (available in Hillingdon)

FAQs about hiring Christmas Party Ceilidh Bands in Hillingdon

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What kind of ceilidh bands are there?

There are basically two types of ceilidh band: traditional instrumental bands, and ceilidh cover bands. A traditional ceilidh band will perform Scottish folk tunes without a singer. Importantly, a traditional band will include a caller: they'll announce the dances, shout instructions to beginners, and get everyone involved in the revelry! In contrast, a ceilidh cover band will mix the folk tunes with modern pop covers. They'll have a singer, and provide a wide range of music for all to enjoy: young and old.

Which parts of an event or wedding will the ceilidh band play at?

In the spirit of leaving the best until last, the ceilidh band will usually wrap up celebrations, providing an exciting musical finale for your special day. The band caller will ensure you and your guests know the moves for each dance, giving everyone the opportunity to get involved. Plus, if you haven't had the chance to say hello to everyone during the course of the day, you might just find yourself dancing with them before it's over! Ceilidh dances can be pretty tiring, so having it at the end of the day is a smart choice - your guests will certainly thank you for it!

Will I need to provide the ceilidh band with any equipment?

Professional ceilidh bands come fully kitted-out with all the equipment needed to get the dancing underway, including amplification and a mixing desk. If your wedding venue is regularly used for live music, they will likely have a dedicated in-house PA sound system - in this case, the band may not need to bring their own amplification.

How much space will I need for ceilidh dancing?

The more space, the better! Ceilidh dancing takes up a lot more room on the dance floor than your typical disco. Other than that: make sure table are removed (encourages dancing!), seats are available to the side, and there are no obstacles near the dance floor. Broken bones ain't craic.

Do traditional ceilidh bands take requests?

Not usually. Unless you have a specific Scottish or Irish tune in mind, the band will normally play a pre-planned set, designed to perfection and gleaned from years of experience. If you have a special song in mind, make sure you tell the band well in advance. It might just get added to their repertoire!

How do you pronounce 'ceilidh'?

'Kay-lee'

Hiring a Christmas Party Ceilidh Band in Hillingdon

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

How much does it cost to hire a Christmas Party Ceilidh Band in Hillingdon?

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

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