The Sassenachs Ceilidh Band

London
From: £1250
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Reviews: 23
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Price from: £1250
Bookings start at £1,250 for a typical evening - a ceilidh in central London - but we travel all over and can tailor our offering to your requirements. We can also add DJ and Cover Band options or combinations. Feel free to drop us a line to discuss your exact needs.

We are a funky, London-based band which mixes traditional Scottish music and more modern grooves, appealing to audiences of all ages and ability.

22 Reviews
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Claire Clifton Coles

11 Jan 2019

So much fun! Took a group along who have never been to a Ceilidh and

had an amazing time. The band were great, lots of energy and a brilliant caller with clear instructions and excellent demos. We all cannot wait to go back!

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Sonya Scott

16 Jun 2018

The band were fantastic. It was my 50th birthday, we had over 100 guests all wanting to dance at the same time. Everyone had an amazing time. Will definitely recommend!

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Liam Johnston

4 Dec 2015

Fantastic band. Manage to blend a modern and traditional sound, and also provide really clear calling for the dances so that absolute beginners can jump right in. Always a fun night with great music.

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Georgina Stober

2 Apr 2016

Went to a ceilidh run by the Sassenachs at Cecil Sharp House near Regents Park. It was tremendous fun and so well arranged. There was a huge crowd of mainly beginners there but somehow the band managed to have everyone spinning around the room without incident! Such a great night out and felt like a real workout too. Superb musi...

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Abby Robinson

9 Sep 2017

We had the Sassenachs at our wedding, they were fantastic. Highly recommend it for an evening of fun and dancing. They got everyone up dancing, young and old, great way to get everyone involved. Helped make our evening reception an amazing night to remember. Thanks Laurie and co, great guys, professional, friendly, good fun and ...

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FAQ
What are the highlights of your career?
Playing the ceilidh club in Camden frequently. Such a good group of people!
How can event planners pay for your services?
Bank payment ideally
Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
Yes
Do you do open-air acts?
Yes
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
We can certainly discuss specific dance requests.
How much space do you require?
We require enough space for the dancers and that depends on the number of guests. Almost all venues are appropriate however.
How much space do you require?
We require enough space for the dancers and that depends on the number of guests. Almost all venues are appropriate however
Who are your previous clients?
All sorts. Wedding couples, corporates, charities etc
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Excellent explanations and demos of every dance, tailored to the exact needs of the guests.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, Parties, Charity events, corporate events
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
As appropriate for the guests
How long do you play for?
2-2.5hrs
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes
What style of music do you offer?
Scottish / country dancing
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
A wedding or function band

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