Wedding Entertainment Ideas

Borders Ceilidh Band specialise in providing ceilidh music for weddings, parties, private parties, corporate events and other functions.  For more information see our services.


Often misspelled as Caley or Keyleigh it is now very common to hire a ceilidh band for a wedding, birthday party or fundraising event.  Ceilidh dancing can be very energetic and is great fun.

Some of the most popular dances are Gay Gordon's, St. Bernard's Waltz, Dashing White Sergeant, Strip the Willow and the Eightsome Reel. 


A comprehensive list of popular dances with instructions can be found here.

A ceilidh is steeped in tradition.  The music and the dances have a long heritage and they remain a popular means to celebrate and share the joy of others.


Ceilidh or Ceili is a Gaelic word and can mean a social gathering involving music and dance.

What is a Ceilidh