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February 2016

Fri 5th, CANCELLED ~ Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Portobello Town Hall, Edinburgh EH15 1AF, 7.30pm-11.00pm, organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Please note:- Our February Ceilidh Event at Portobello Town Hall has been CANCELLED. New Venue Information:- All Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh's for 2016 will now be held in 'The Edinburgh Masonic Club' (Top of Leith Walk). First event is special Sampler/Opening night on Wednesday 9th March. Please come along and experience this great new Ceilidh venue.

Fri 5th, David Vernon, Beach Lane Social Club, 7 Figgate Lane, Portobello, EH15 1HL, 7.30pm-10.30, £7.00, organised by Sara (youth vision), tel: 07999948491. Ticket price includes Haggis/Neeps/Tatties sampler. £7.00 entry or £20.00 for Family ticket. Charity Fundraiser for Youth Vision. please come along and support this event.

Sat 6th, Scott Leslie ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 8pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374 (24 hrs). Charity ceilidh in aid of Support in Mind edinburghceilidhs.org No stiletto or high heel shoes please

Sat 13th, Hud Yer Wheesht, Edinburgh Steiner School (60 Spylaw Road EH10 5BR), 7pm-1am, organised by ceilidh collective, email: robin@boe.org.uk, tel: 07590116750. Valentine's Ceilidh - for Refugee Survival Trust and Reforesting Scotland with support from Chaos Jazz Quartet. Full licensed bar and raffle with Gandolf. Tickets (£6.50-£15) and info: www.ceilidhcollective.org

Sat 27th, Portobello Ceilidh Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 346 1405. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs or contact St Bride's box office on the number above. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

March 2016

Wed 9th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. New Venue for our regular Monthly Ceilidh Events. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25,& 49 (Shrub Place Stop). Check out our Facebook page Canongate Cadjers. Doors open 7.15pm. No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

Sat 12th, Belle Star Band, Edinburgh Steiner School (60 Spylaw Road EH10 5BR), 7pm-1am, £10.00 (£6.50 concession), organised by ceilidh collective, email: robin@boe.org.uk, tel: 07590116750. Spring Equinox Ceilidh - for Friends of the Earth Scotland... Tickets and info online at www.ceilidhcollective.org

Sat 12th, The McAllisters, St Columba's Hall, Upper Grey Street, Newington, Edinburgh , 19:30-23:00, £6.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Amnesty International . Amnesty International ceilidh- including a well stocked bar and quality raffle prizes- Join us to help Amnesty International. Buy your ticket at the door.

April 2016

Fri 1st, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB , 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. New Venue for our regular Monthly Ceilidh Events. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25,& 49 (Shrub Place Stop). Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

Sat 2nd, Thunderdog Ceilidh Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 346 1405. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs or contact St Bride's box office on the number above. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

Fri 15th, Jimmy Wilson of Cruithne with caller Bett Morrison, Corn Exchange Haddington, 7:30pm-midnight, £8.00, organised by Bett Morrison, tel: 01620 810 429. Join the regulars for another great Haddington Ceilidh with lots of fun dances all called and demonstrated by Bett. Fundraiser for great local charity Ainsfield Garden Trust and community art centre. BYOB and snacks. Numbers booked through Ceilidh Meetup group can pay at the door £8 or £20 family ticket 2 adults & kids; or book direct with Bett on 01620 810 429. Please help support this great local group.

Sat 30th, Da Hooley, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 346 1405. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs or contact St Bride's box office on the number above. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

Sat 30th, Flaming Heather ceilidh band & piper, Lauriston Hall, 8pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374 (24 hrs). edinburghceilidhs.org Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3 No stiletto or high heel shoes please

May 2016

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Friday Night Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25,& 49 (Shrub Place Stop). See our Facebook Page Canongate Cadjers. Doors open 7.15pm. No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

Sat 28th, Matthew Maclennan Ceilidh Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 346 1405. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs or contact St Bride's box office on the number above. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

June 2016

Fri 3rd, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25,& 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

July 2016

Sat 2nd, Ceilidh Caleerie Dance Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: info@scotsmusic.org, tel: 0131 346 1405. Monthly SMG fundraising ceilidh. Doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets £9/£7 in advance, £10 on the door. Book on-line at www.scotsmusic.org/ceilidhs or contact St Bride's box office on the number above. Our ceilidhs are enjoyed by all ages and are friendly, informal and fun. You’ll be made welcome whether you come on your own or with a party. You don’t need to know what to do – a caller will explain the dances and there are lots of friendly folk to give you a hand and get everyone up dancing!

Fri 8th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00-11.00, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

Wed 13th, Ian Muir Sound SDB, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10:15, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO SCO46165, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com. Unique open air Palace Courtyard, dancing round the fountain. Wonderfully friendly atmosphere with tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price. All welcome, all dances called. First of 5 Wednesday evenings with a different top Scottish Dance Band each evening, great programme of Scottish Dancing For ALL including ceilidh, old time and Country dances, all called or demonstrated. Alternative venue for wet weather is Low Port Centre near the train station. Pay at the door, Season tickets £26/£20 for all 5 evenings. (Groups must book at least 24 hours in advance).

Wed 20th, John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10:15pm, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO SCO46165, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com. Unique open air Palace Courtyard, dancing round the fountain. Wonderfully friendly atmosphere with tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price. All welcome, all dances called. 5 Wednesday evenings with a different top Scottish Dance Band each evening, great programme of Scottish Dancing For ALL including ceilidh, old time and Country dances, all called or demonstrated. Alternative venue for wet weather is Low Port Centre near the train station. Season tickets £26/£20. Pay at the door, (groups must book at least 24 hours in advance).

Wed 27th, Glencraig Scottish Dance Band, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10:15pm, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO SCO46165, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Unique open air Palace Courtyard, dancing round the fountain. Wonderfully friendly atmosphere with tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price. All welcome, all dances called. 5 Wednesday evenings with a different top Scottish Dance Band each evening, great programme of Scottish Dancing For ALL including ceilidh, old time and Country dances, all called or demonstrated. Alternative venue for wet weather is Low Port Centre near the train station. Pay at the door, (groups must book at least 24 hours in advance).

August 2016

Wed 3rd, Gary Sutherland SDB, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10:15pm, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO SCO46165, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Unique open air Palace Courtyard, dancing round the fountain. Wonderfully friendly atmosphere with tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price. All welcome, all dances called. 5 Wednesday evenings with a different top Scottish Dance Band each evening, great programme of Scottish Dancing For ALL including ceilidh, old time and Country dances, all called or demonstrated. Alternative venue for wet weather is Low Port Centre near the train station. Pay at the door, (groups must book at least 24 hours in advance).

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00-11.00, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

Wed 10th, Jim Lindsay SDB, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL, 7:30pm-10:15pm, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO SCO46165, email: ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com. Unique open air Palace Courtyard, dancing round the fountain. Wonderfully friendly atmosphere with tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price. All welcome, all dances called. 5 Wednesday evenings with a different top Scottish Dance Band each evening, great programme of Scottish Dancing For ALL including ceilidh, old time and Country dances, all called or demonstrated. Alternative venue for wet weather is Low Port Centre near the train station. Pay at the door, (groups must book at least 24 hours in advance).

September 2016

Fri 9th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00-11.00, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

October 2016

Fri 14th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

November 2016

Fri 4th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

December 2016

Fri 9th, Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band, The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB, 8.00pm-11.00pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Monthly Ceilidh Event. Suitable for all ages and abilities. All dances explained (band has Caller). Come along and join in the fun. Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.00pm) No need to book ~ pay at the door on night.

Wed 21st, Christmas Ceilidh 'Party Night' with the Canongate Cadjers Ceilidh Band , The Edinburgh Masonic Club, EH7 4PB , 8.00-11.30, £10.00 (£8.00 concession), organised by Cadjers Music Factory, email: cadjersband@gmail.com, tel: 07815 741699. Our annual 'Christmas Ceilidh'. Come along and join in the festive fun. Food Available, Great Dance Floor, Modern Club with Licenced Bar, Large Private Car Park. The Edinburgh Masonic Club is located top of Leith Walk (Shrub Place Lane - opposite Magnet Kitchens) L.R Bus Service Nos. 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, & 49 (Shrub Place Stop).See our Facebook 'Canongate Cadjers'. Doors open 7.15pm (Dancing 8.00pm-11.30pm) Tickets can be purchased for this event ~ limited pay at the door on night.