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Barn Dances and Ceilidhs for Weddings and Civil Partnerships


Are you looking for a Barn Dance Band to play for your Big Day?  Or a Scottish Ceilidh Band for your Wedding evening party?  Or possibly searching for an Irish Ceili Band to play for you and your guests at the evening celebration of your Wedding or Civil Partnership? 

On the slideshow below, you'll see about sixty excellent photographs which clearly demonstrate that all these brides and grooms had an absolutely wonderful time at their own Wedding Ceilidh or Barn Dance, having booked the band and caller through me.

 

Credits for brides, grooms and photographers who kindly gave their permission for the photographs to be used on this website

1-5        Gemma and Tom – 28.8.10
Photographers – Barry and Michelle Clack
6-7       A and P – 19.6.10
8-13      Bequi and Rich – 7.8.10 
Photographer – Joseph Hall
14-15     E and J – 15.5.10
16-21     H and H – 12.6.10
Photographer Laurie-Anne Kennedy
22-25   Iain and Jess – 31.7.10
26-28    Mark and Cate – 10.7.10
29-37    Samantha and Sam – 3.7.10 
Photographer Kay Ransom
38-41    S and J – 10.4.10
42-47    T and C – 26.6.10
48-49    C and G – 17.7.10
50-52    Victoria and David – 31.7.10
53-55    Mark and Alison – 7.8.10
56-57    G and M Spencer – 3.4.10 
Photographer – David Askew
58         Angela and Matthew – 21.8.10
59-61    I and S – 28.8.10
62         S and D – 28.8.10
63         Ali and Cam – 10.9.10

 
If you can't view this Flash slide show on your device, please click here to go to the section of this web page showing a selection of these photographs of Wedding Ceilidhs and Barn Dances
 


There's absolutely no doubt that having a Barn Dance Band or Ceilidh Band come and play for your wedding evening party is the best way to get all your family and friends mixing together, having a terrific fun evening.  All ages can be involved as the Caller will select appropriate dances which are suitable for everyone so youngsters, grannies and aunties can all dance a reel or a jig, a waltz or a polka or even a step-hop hornpipe with the best of them!  No previous dancing experience is required, and the steps are easy.  It really is the best ice-breaker ever! 

The Caller who comes with the band puts everyone at ease, explains all the steps to everyone before the music is let loose on you, so even if some of your guests have never been to a wedding ceilidh or a wedding barn dance before, your evening party will be commented on by your guests for many a day afterwards as the whole day will have been made extra special with this form of entertainment for the evening.  Far better than having a disco all night, although it does actually work fine to have a DJ or Ipod of contemporary music for later on, after the Barn Dance or Ceilidh has finished, if you wish to have a longer party.

Which style of music to book?  Do you want a themed wedding Ceilidh or Barn Dance?  Whether you want a good all-round Barn Dance Band, or very traditional sounding Scottish Ceilidh Band, or an authentic sounding Irish Ceilidh band, or a good rompy English Ceilidh band, or even an American or Western themed Hoe Down for your wedding party, Fiona can help with this, offering the most suitable Band and Caller for your wedding do.  All the bands she deals with offer a good mixture of the various musical styles, playing tunes from the British Isles and some from Canada and the USA, all of which work beautifully for this type of dancing.  If you wanted a strong emphasis of one particular style of music for your wedding ceilidh, just let Fiona know this.

How long is the band available for?
Which ever Ceilidh or Barn Dance band comes to play for your wedding evening, the band will usually offer up to about 3 hours of entertainment.  The band would take a mid-way break, during which time some background recorded music may be played through the band's PA system, if you want to cover the break time when the band isn't playing. 

Some people have the ceilidh or barn dance for the first part of their wedding party, booking a DJ for later, or arranging their own laptop and Ipod of music, which works fine.  Please see the FAQs for more details as there are some important points to be noted about booking a DJ as well as a live band

Do we have to dance all night?  All bands and callers are aware that you will want to chat to family and friends so you won't be obliged to dance every single dance, but the more you join in, the more your guests will follow suit and fill the floor with dancers all night.

Please click here to see the 20 Top FAQs for lots of advice about the space required for dancing and for the band, and lots of tips and general information about the best conditions for holding a wedding barn dance or ceilidh.

Wedding Barn Dance Chichester  Wedding Ceilidh Chichester
Wedding Ceilidh Coleshill Warwickshire -  Wedding Barn Dance Coleshill Warwickshire
Wedding Ceilidh Coleshill Warwickshire Wedding Barn Dance Coleshill Warwickshire
 Wedding Ceilidh Oxfordshire Wedding Barn Dance Coleshill Warwickshire
Wedding Ceilidh Lincoln Wedding Barn Dance Lincoln
 Wedding Ceilidh Lincoln  Wedding Barn Dance Beeston Notts
 Wedding Barn Dance Bibury Cirencester Wedding Ceilidh Bibury Cirencester
 Wedding Barn Dance Cirencester Cripps Barn Wedding Ceilidh Southall Middlesex
Wedding Barn Dance Southall Middlesex Wedding Barn Dance Oxfordshire
Wedding Ceilidh Middlesex Wedding Ceilidh Cornwall
Wedding Barn Dance Cornwall Wedding Ceilidh Torpoint
Wedding Ceilidh Cornwall Wedding Barn Dance Cornwall
Wedding Ceilidh Prestwold Hall Leicestershire  Wedding Ceilidh Oxfordshire
Wedding Ceilidh Leicestershire  Wedding Barn Dance Leicestershire
 Wedding Ceilidh Swithland Leics Wedding Ceilidh Duffield
 Wedding Barn Dance Derby Wedding Ceilidh Duffield Derby
Wedding Barn Dance Allestree Derby Wedding Ceilidh Somerset
Wedding Barn Dance Bibury Cirencester Wedding Ceilidh Tettanhall Wood Wolverhampton
 Wedding Barn Dance Somerset Wedding Ceilidh Woking
 Wedding Barn Dance Surrey
 Wedding Ceilidh Oxfordshire  

 

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Barn Dances and Ceilidhs for Weddings and Civil Partnerships


Are you looking for a Barn Dance Band to play for your Big Day?  Or a Scottish Ceilidh Band for your Wedding evening party?  Or possibly searching for an Irish Ceili Band to play for you and your guests at the evening celebration of your Wedding or Civil Partnership? 

On the slideshow below, you'll see about sixty excellent photographs which clearly demonstrate that all these brides and grooms had an absolutely wonderful time at their own Wedding Ceilidh or Barn Dance, having booked the band and caller through me.

If you can't view this Flash slide show on your device, please click here to go to the section of this web page showing a selection of these photographs of Wedding Ceilidhs and Barn Dances

There's absolutely no doubt that having a Barn Dance Band or Ceilidh Band come and play for your wedding evening party is the best way to get all your family and friends mixing together, having a terrific fun evening.  All ages can be involved as the Caller will select appropriate dances which are suitable for everyone so youngsters, grannies and aunties can all dance a reel or a jig, a waltz or a polka or even a step-hop hornpipe with the best of them!  No previous dancing experience is required, and the steps are easy.  It really is the best ice-breaker ever! 

The Caller who comes with the band puts everyone at ease, explains all the steps to everyone before the music is let loose on you, so even if some of your guests have never been to a wedding ceilidh or a wedding barn dance before, your evening party will be commented on by your guests for many a day afterwards as the whole day will have been made extra special with this form of entertainment for the evening.  Far better than having a disco all night, although it does actually work fine to have a DJ or Ipod of contemporary music for later on, after the Barn Dance or Ceilidh has finished, if you wish to have a longer party.

Which style of music to book?  Do you want a themed wedding Ceilidh or Barn Dance?  Whether you want a good all-round Barn Dance Band, or very traditional sounding Scottish Ceilidh Band, or an authentic sounding Irish Ceilidh band, or a good rompy English Ceilidh band, or even an American or Western themed Hoe Down for your wedding party, Fiona can help with this, offering the most suitable Band and Caller for your wedding do.  All the bands she deals with offer a good mixture of the various musical styles, playing tunes from the British Isles and some from Canada and the USA, all of which work beautifully for this type of dancing.  If you wanted a strong emphasis of one particular style of music for your wedding ceilidh, just let Fiona know this.

How long is the band available for?
Which ever Ceilidh or Barn Dance band comes to play for your wedding evening, the band will usually offer up to about 3 hours of entertainment.  The band would take a mid-way break, during which time some background recorded music may be played through the band's PA system, if you want to cover the break time when the band isn't playing. 

Some people have the ceilidh or barn dance for the first part of their wedding party, booking a DJ for later, or arranging their own laptop and Ipod of music, which works fine.  Please see the FAQs for more details as there are some important points to be noted about booking a DJ as well as a live band

Do we have to dance all night?  All bands and callers are aware that you will want to chat to family and friends so you won't be obliged to dance every single dance, but the more you join in, the more your guests will follow suit and fill the floor with dancers all night.

Please click here to see the 20 Top FAQs for lots of advice about the space required for dancing and for the band, and lots of tips and general information about the best conditions for holding a wedding barn dance or ceilidh.

Wedding Barn Dance Chichester
 Wedding Ceilidh Chichester
Wedding Ceilidh Coleshill Warwickshire -
 Wedding Barn Dance Coleshill Warwickshire
Wedding Ceilidh Coleshill Warwickshire
Wedding Barn Dance Coleshill Warwickshire
 Wedding Ceilidh Oxfordshire
Wedding Barn Dance Coleshill Warwickshire
Wedding Ceilidh Lincoln
Wedding Barn Dance Lincoln
 Wedding Ceilidh Lincoln
 Wedding Barn Dance Beeston Notts
 Wedding Barn Dance Bibury Cirencester
Wedding Ceilidh Bibury Cirencester
 Wedding Barn Dance Cirencester Cripps Barn
Wedding Ceilidh Southall Middlesex
Wedding Barn Dance Southall Middlesex
Wedding Barn Dance Oxfordshire
Wedding Ceilidh Middlesex
Wedding Ceilidh Cornwall
Wedding Barn Dance Cornwall
Wedding Ceilidh Torpoint
Wedding Ceilidh Cornwall
Wedding Barn Dance Cornwall
Wedding Ceilidh Prestwold Hall Leicestershire
 Wedding Ceilidh Oxfordshire
Wedding Ceilidh Leicestershire
 Wedding Barn Dance Leicestershire
 Wedding Ceilidh Swithland Leics
Wedding Ceilidh Duffield
 Wedding Barn Dance Derby
Wedding Ceilidh Duffield Derby
Wedding Barn Dance Allestree Derby
Wedding Ceilidh Somerset
Wedding Barn Dance Bibury Cirencester
Wedding Ceilidh Tettanhall Wood Wolverhampton
 Wedding Barn Dance Somerset
Wedding Ceilidh Woking
 Wedding Barn Dance Surrey
 Wedding Ceilidh Oxfordshire