English Barn Dance Bands: the Home Counties, London - for your Event

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The SF English Barn Dance Band in the Home Counties, London
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£520 - £630
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The SF Band is an English ceilidh/barndance band, founded in 2001 by three musicians with many years experience in a number of other bands. Their aim is to have dancers enjoy a variety of ceilidh dances to bright, lively and rhythmic music.

SF are a three-piece band plus their own caller to explain the dances. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Home Counties with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The musicians are Sandy on melodeon, Bridget on violin, and Dave on guitars (acoustic and electric guitar).

The SF Band are available for weddings, parties (birthday, anniversary ... more


The BF Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in the Home Counties, London
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£440 - £530
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The BF Band are a Barn Dance Band (a.k.a. Ceilidh Band, folk dance band, call it what you will) play for wedding receptions, birthday parties, PTA events, church socials, ceilidhs, etc. Good, enjoyable 'fun' !! They don't expect anyone present to be an expert, and the band will bring along a caller to tell you what to do. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Home Counties.

They normally go out as a 4-piece band, comprising violin, recorder (or flute), double bass (or bass guitar) and piano-accordion. Of course, there will also be a caller w ... more


The LY Barn Dance /Ceilidh Band in the Home Counties, London
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£550 - £670
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Basically an English Barn Dance Band, the LY Band can also include American and Irish if desired.The Band are a bunch of brilliant musicians, three of whom have been playing and calling for barn dances for over 15 years. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Home Counties. With three out of the five having been classically trained, there's nothing folksy about this band; nor are they staid and stuffy.

A good time for all, especially the dancers is the name of the game, all done to an irresistible foot-tapping beat. It's worth coming along to ... more


The RJ Barn Dance / Ceilidh Band in the Home Counties, London
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£550 - £740
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Based on an English Barn Dance Band, this is a lively and enthusiastic band with over 20 years experience of running barn dances. When they're not playing for you, they're singing, playing and dancing to traditional music with their friends. Planning a traditional English dance in the Home Counties? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you.

Between them the band play an assortment of instruments; including piano, fiddle, melodeon and hammered dulcimer. Their caller will make sure that everything is clearly explained so that everyone can join in and have a good time. Whenever possible the ... more


The CX Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in the Home Counties, London
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£690 - £850
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The CX Ceilidh Band was formed in 2012 and has been delighting clients at weddings and private parties ever since. The full regular band consists of:
Fiddle; Whistles / pipes / saxophone; Electric guitar / mandolin; Acoustic Guitar; Accordion ;Caller. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Home Counties with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band. The band can operate as anything from a two piece plus a caller up to the full band plus caller. They sometimes augment the band with drums and /or bass, and have a pool of excellent musicians who can step in if one of the regular musicians is no ... more


The SP Ceilidh/ Barn Dance Band  in the Home Counties, London
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£520 - £640
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Based on an Irish Ceilidh Band, this band can also include American, Scottish and English if desired. The band includes an Irish championship-winning accordionist, so naturally Irish tunes and songs feature large in their repertoire, alongside Scottish, American and English folk tunes selected for the traditional dances presented by their wonderful caller. So sit back and listen or get up and dance to some great music. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Home Counties. The caller will guide you through the dances and help make sure that everyon ... more


The TL Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band in the Home Counties, London
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£510 - £620
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The TL Ceilidh Band is highly professional and features musicians who have played from Cornwall to Shetland and from Sweden to Australia. Since 1999, they has delivered well received performances at many events, from music festivals and clubs to corporate and private events and parties, and with live and recorded appearances on BBC Radio Scotland, Radio 4, local, European and US radio. An ideal English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band for a wedding or party in the Home Counties. The TL Band's key to ceilidh/barn dance success is the ‘no pressure, it’s all about the fun’ approach taken by ... more


The TN Band Dance & Ceilidh Bands in the Home Counties, London
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£560 - £690
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The TN Band is an increasingly popular barn dance and ceilidh band, which offers lively dance tunes which get your feet tapping from the moment they start playing. Planning a traditional English dance in the Home Counties? Then this English Barn Dance Band could be for you. Their experienced caller will lead you through the dances, with a style which engages with young and old. Their music is a well balanced mixture of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and American Old Time country dance tunes, some well known and others unique to the band.


The SM Barn Dance/ Ceilidh Band in the Home Counties, London
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£500 - £610
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The SM Ceilidh Band are a versatile combination of vocalists and musicians who draw from the huge repertoire of popular folk music from the UK as well as other countries.

They are very experienced at providing tunes for barn dances, as well as St Patrick's night, Burn's night and any other similar event requiring authentic music played with verve. Bringing traditional music and dance to the Home Counties with this English Barn Dance Band / Ceilidh Band.

For Dances, They will usually work with a 'Caller' who will guide the audience through the steps before, and during, each dance. They play reg ... more


The RR Ceilidh / Barn DanceBand in the Home Counties, London
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The RR Ceilidh / Barndance Band is a traditional English and Scottish music band who like to put on a roaring ceilidh! Their young energetic caller is a dancer herself who loves to get people involved. The band have played at many weddings, parties, events and more and some of our band members have been playing together for decades. They love to play this music and to see people having a great time. The band is also available in a 5 piece plus caller or a smaller 3 piece plus caller. You can hire this English Barn Dance Band for your dance in the Home Counties.

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More about English Barn Dance Bands

The English Barn Dance Band pages list bands that are available in the Home Counties. People often get confused by what is different about a Ceilidh dance, Barn dance or Hoedown. Barn Dance or Country Dance is the English terminology for basically the same kind of event, but with some specifically English tunes and dances, though many tunes and dances are claimed by a number of countries. If you are unsure, identify what kind of dance band would be suitable for your wedding day or celebration in the Home Counties, click on the link below:

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About the Home Counties

When the LCC (London County Council) was formed in 1888 - it took in areas of - Kent and Surrey - a very small part of Essex - and the total administration for Middlesex - (The county of Middlesex ceased to exist in all but name). For example - instances of Depford, Greenwich, Lewisham, Plumstead and Woolwich will appear in both Kent and London depending upon the date of the event.

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