After 12pm, Music, Ceilidh

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Ceilidh Club

Ceilidh dancing, furious fiddlers and callers from the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club lead you through the steps.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£6 / 0845 874 3001

Part of TradFest.

Tue 6 May

£6 / 0845 874 3001

Featuring Pentlands Ceilidh Band. Part of TradFest.

Tue 13 May

£6 / 0845 874 3001

Heeliegoleerie play live.

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

Musical double act Phil and Aly bring together a plethora of musical talent and witty banter.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 24 May

£18 (£16) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Sat 20 Sep

£17.50 / 01387 381196

  • 19:30

Perth Concert Hall

Thu 4 Sep

£21 / 01738 621031

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Ceilidh at The Counting House

The Annasach Ceilidh Band provide the live music at this ceilidh dance with a caller. Under 18s are welcome but must be accompanied by two adults over 25.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

  • 20:00

Thu 24 Jul

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

  • 20:00

Fri 24 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

  • 20:00

LGBT Unity: Gaylidh

Live music, dancing and food from Scotland and across the world, to celebrate the inclusion of LGBT asylum seekers and refugees.

Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow

Fri 27 Jun

£4 (asylum seekers free) / 0141 419 0329

  • 19:30

Scots Music Group Ceilidh

Fundraising ceilidh of traditional music and dancing.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£8 (£6) advance; £10 (£8) on the door / 0131 346 1405

Da Hooley guest.

  • 19:30

Sat 24 May

£8 (£6) advance; £10 (£8) on the door / 0131 346 1405

Featuring Canongate Cadjers.

  • 19:30

Sat 21 Jun

£8 (£6) advance; £10 (£8) on the door / 0131 346 1405

Thunderdog Ceilidh Band play live.

  • 19:30
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Cafe Ceilidh

Relaxed day time traditional music session hosted by Linten Adie, for Scots Music Group.

Gorgie City Farm Café, Edinburgh

Tue 20 May

By donation / 0131 337 4202

  • 13:15

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

By donation / 0131 556 9579

Part of Tradfest.

  • 14:00

Tue 3 Jun

By donation / 0131 556 9579

  • 14:00

The Marie Curie Spring Ball 2014

Good food, live music, a raffle and dancing for a good cause.

George Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£50–£55 / 0131 225 1251

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Ceilidh Night

Fiddle Paraddidle play the tunes so you can try and spin your friends to the floor.

51 Lavender Gardens, London SW11

Fri 25 Apr

Family Ceilidh and Disco Ceilidh

Two types of ceilidhs in one night so you can decide which one you like better.

Broomhill Church Hall, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free) / 0141 334 2540

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Folk at South Nesting Hall

Live performances from Mairearad & Anna, Mariachi Tequila, Keirynn Topp, Vair and trio Brittany Haas, Jordan Tice & Paul Kowert.

South Nesting Hall

Thu 1 May

£12 (£7; Members £9) / 01595 890214

Part of Shetland Folk Festival.

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Mummers Ball

A ceilidh dance with 20-minute performances by Armagh Rhymers, Prestonpans Mummers and Mons Meg Rapper Dancers. Songs and recitations will also be on offer. In the anteroom those not performing will host an informal traditional music session featuring music and song from Scotland and Ireland.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 2 May

£10 (£8) / 0131 667 7533

Part of TradFest.

Norloch Ceilidh Band

The Norloch Ceilidh Band provide the live music at this night of traditional Scottish dancing. BYOB.

Old St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£6 (£5; Family £15) / 0131 556 3332

  • 19:30

Fri 30 May

£6 (£5; Family £15) / 0131 556 3332

  • 19:30

Fri 27 Jun

£6 (£5; Family £15) / 0131 556 3332

  • 19:30
…and 6 more dates until 19 Dec

Scottish Fiddle Orchestra

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra is the country's foremost large ensemble for traditional music.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Jun

£9–£22 / 0131 228 1155

This concert is supported by the Rotary Club and proceeds go towards charities that target child poverty in Scotland.

Trail West

Hailing from the Wild Wild Western Isles of Scotland, Trail West’s blend of accordion, whistle, bagpipes, guitar and vocals offers a high energy ceilidh style designed for dancing and dramming.

The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh

Fri 9 May

£5 (£3) / 0131 556 4481

Part of TradFest.

Richmond Hall, Ballindalloch

Fri 2 May

£15 / 01807 580301

Part of Speyside Whisky Festival.

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Burns Night Ceilidh

The Flaming Heather ceilidh band and caller Ken Gourlay set off Burns Night right, with a few folk dancers and a piper in tow.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00
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Ceile House

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30

Sun 4 May

Free / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30
…and 7 more dates until 29 May

Ceilidh Dance Classes

Tricia Matthews leads these ceilidh dance classes.

St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

  • 19:15

Wed 7 May

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

  • 19:15

Wed 14 May

£5.50 / 0141 559 5902

  • 19:15
…and 30 more dates until 10 Dec

Ceilidh with the Cock and Bull Band

Ceilidh with the veteran Cock and Bull Band.

Kennington Village Hall, Oxford

Sat 10 May

£9 (£6; Family £20–£25)

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Christina Stewart

Explore the magical otherworld of Scotland's selkies, fairies, premonition and enchantment with Christina Stewart's traditional songs in Scots, Gaelic and English.

Renfield St Stephen's Church, Glasgow

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0141 332 2826

Accompanied by Alpin Stewart and Christine McClenaghan on vocals with Olly Warner on acoustic guitar.

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Fèis SEALL 1000 – The SEALL 1000 Festival

Twenty three years after they brought the very first act to Skye, SEALL celebrate their 1000th show with an evening of music, dancing and island festivities. The line-up includes Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Oileanaich Band, originators of ‘acid-croft’ Shooglenifty and traditional singer Fiona Hunter and band. Dede’s Bootilicious…

SEALL at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Isle Of Skye

Sat 3 May

£25 (Students £15; Children free) / 01471 844207

  • 16:00
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Festival Club

Become a member of the Shetland Folk Festival Society and gain access to Festival Club in Isleburgh Community Centre. Here you can watch gigs, meet the artists, listen to impromptu sessions and burl fellow festivallers until the wee hours.

Isleburgh Community Centre, Lerwick

Thu 1 May

Free / 01595 745555

Your first chance to see the visiting musicians fresh off the ferry. Part of Shetland Folk Festival.

  • 13:00

Fri 2 May

£10 (£8) / 01595 745555

With Mariachi Tequila, the Mountain Firework Company, Saltfishforty, Jenny Keldie & Brian Cromarty and Lynn Nicholson's Bigger Band. Part of Shetland Folk Festival.

Sat 3 May

£10 (£8) / 01595 745555

Shetland Dialect Concert and Dance featuring Hom Bru, Freda Leask & the Shoormal Band, Brian Nicholson, Elsbeth Clark, Evergreen and Northmavine Fiddle & Accordion Club Part of Shetland Folk Festival.

Fiddle Workshop

Led by two of the UK's foremost fiddlers Dave Swarbick and Duncan Wood.

Town Hall, Portsoy

Sat 31 May

£5 / 01261 842571

Part of Portsoy Music Festival.

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Fiddlers Wreck

An evening of Scottish dancing with York Ceilidh band Fiddlers Wreck.

York Railway Institute

Sun 27 Apr

£5

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Sun 25 May

£5

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Sun 29 Jun

£5

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Folk at Brae Hall

An evening of lively folk music with performances from the Dardanelles, the Sojourners, Asham Stompers, Sheila Henderson Band and Shaun & Iwan.

Brae Hall, Shetland

Fri 2 May

£15 (£8; Members £10) / 01806 522630

Part of Shetland Folk Festival.

Folk at Bressay Hall

An evening of toe-tapping folk music with performances from Rose Room, Adam Sutherland & Friends, MANdolinMAN, the Wisharts and Stewart Grains & Adam Johnson.

Bressay Hall

Fri 2 May

£15 (£8; Members £10) / 01595 820249

Part of Shetland Folk Festival.

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