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The Burdock Ceilidh Band

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Our band specialises in social dancing that is inclusive and fun for all your wedding guests to join in.
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Type of Performer(s) or Business

Other Type of Performer

Style of Music

Ceilidh Irish / Traditional

Primary Instrument(s)

Complete Band

Additional Services

Noise Limiter Experience
PA System
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Full Description
We are a semi-acoustic Celtic band playing folk music supporting social dances from across the planet. Ceilidh is our speciality, which means we aim to get everybody involved, up and dancing, if possible. It works perfectly for weddings, and ensures mingling of guests like no other entertainment does. There's nothing too challenging in the dancing - we're more interested in seeing people having fun together. Our expert caller will walk through each dance to ensure that guests have some inkling of what to do, but we don't expect people to get it perfect - it's the taking part that matters!

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Name of Wedding Contact: Dan Longley
Thanks for looking at our page, and congrats! We now recommend that you check the Burdock Band touring schedule on our website to see if your day is available, or just give us a call asap. Best regards Dan


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Wedding: October 2017
December 2017
Great wedding entertainment with Burdock Ceilidh Band
Having a ceilidh band brought the right amount of informality to my daughter's wedding day and the Burdock Ceilidh Band made sure that everyone, whether young or old, con...
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Hannah & Rach
Married in September 2017
December 2017
The Ceilidh people won't stop talking about!
We got engaged in Edinburgh during the fringe festival and attended a Ceilidh that very night - so we always knew that we wanted the same for our wedding! During initial ...
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Georgie & Dan
Married in July 2017
December 2017
Fab Wedding Band!
EVERYONE was up and dancing!
Sarah and John
Married in September 2017
December 2017
Absolutely brilliant!
Fantastic band that really made our wedding! Band always replied to our emails really quickly when we were organising booking and made everything super easy and simple! A...
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Chris Thomson
Married in July 2017
December 2017
The band that brought everyone together
Having the band out on the lawn on a summer evening orchestrating the dancing brought everyone together, the musicians were fantastic and Dan put everyone at ease, was hu...
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Heather & Scott
Married in July 2017
December 2017
A day long remembered
I have had the band do a university ceilidh for hundreds of students and thought of them and only them for our wedding day. They delivered a fabulous set of dances and ...
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Location & Contact Details


Birmingham, West Midlands, England

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Industry Awards (1)

The Wedding Industry Awards - regional winner 2015
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What is your most memorable wedding?

Oh, so many! For me, the best weddings are when we manage to get every single one of your guests up to dance together and there's not a person left out.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Fun, inclusive, gender fluid, emotional, laughter

What about your business are you most proud of?

The fact that all ages, all guests can get something out of our entertainment.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

We like it when a couple have made the venue their own, with little touches.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Once you've submitted the online booking form, we'll confirm everything with you by email. Then, we contact you around 14 days before your event to finalise timings and other details. On the actual day, our caller will make themselves known to you (or your representative) and check all is going to plan - we can be reasonably flexible on the night.

What is your number one floor-filler?

Our wedding dance

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