The Ringerike Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band ref: 4003.2

The Ringerike Ceilidh / Barn Dance Band

Ringerike is an experienced 3-piece or 4-piece ceilidh and barn dance band. Our aim is to provide a high quality of music and a great night’s entertainment for everyone – ideal for weddings, parties, corporate events and a wide range of occasions. The band is comprised of accomplished professional musicians and usually features fiddle and guitar along with flute/whistle, accordion and/or bass. One of the musicians always doubles as caller to give easily followed instructions so that everyone can join in all of the dances.

We have a wide repertoire of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, American and European music to suit all tastes. In a typical evening we’ll include a number of different dances, all of them easy to learn, interspersed with some music to listen to so that everyone can get their breath back. However, we’re also happy to play as a session band for events (or for part of the evening) where there’s no dancing. The band brings its own PA equipment which is all PAT tested, and is covered by PLI insurance.


WeddingAll of our guests enjoyed themselves, whether dancing or watching – and we saw some people dance that we would never have imagined might give it a try! So thanks for pitching it at the right level. Many thanks
Wedding ceilidhThanks for the music at our wedding on the 21st Sept, we thoroughly enjoyed everything that your band played and the dancing got everyone going. We had an amazing day as a result of contributions from many people, so thank you once again.
WeddingDear Derek, I just wanted to say a huge thank you for such a wonderhul evenings entertainment you supplied us with on the 15th April at Eastnor. Everyone has said what a fantastic time they had and the ceilidh was a perfect end to our perfect day. On a personal note, we couldn't have asked for better and the band was fantastic - really got everyone going. I'm just sorry it was so cold! Again thank you for staying on so I could use your pa, hope it didn't make you too late home. If anyone asks me in the future for a ceilidh band recommendation, I will of course pass on your information. Once again, a huge huge thank you. Best regards, James
Birthday Party "I would like to say that this band are FANTASTIC. We have a fabulous barn dance at St Arvans in October. Caller and musicians were wonderful and very easy to have around. Everyone said what a fabulous band they were. HUGE THANK YOU to you all."
Leaving Party Just wanted to say thank you very much to you all! After some minor persuasion everyone absolutely loved the dancing! The music was brilliant and you really got everyone involved, so thanks again. I hope you all enjoyed the evening as much as us, it was a brilliant send off!
Birthday PartyDear Derek and fellow musicians Thank you for playing at our ceilidh on Saturday. There is nothing but flowing compliments from the guests about your top quality performance. We loved your choice of pieces – traditional dances intermingled with some fun ones, and even a waltz number to regain a moment of calm. The evening was a huge success – a buzzing dance floor with peels of laughter - and we feel totally celebrated. Hope you enjoyed the evening too. Best wishes Evelyne
WeddingDear Esther & the wonderful Ringerike Celidth band, Rhys & I are so very grateful that we chose you to play at our wedding on May 14th at Cotswolds Hotel & Spa. You made the evening extremely special, with a room full of laughter & smiles. The morning after, a group of our drama school friends were recapping the 'heel toe, heel toe' section. I do apologise that it was extremely loud in that room and hope you know that your efforts in teaching and entertaining were much appreciated and loved. We will certainly recommend you to others in the future. Love & God bless, Maryanne & Rhys