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January 2017

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com New venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

Fri 20th, HLI ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374 (24 hrs). Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Piper. No stiletto or high heel shoes please. edinburghceilidhs.net

Sat 21st, Flaming Heather ceilidh band, Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, EH3 9DJ, 8pm-11pm, £8.00, organised by Ken Gourlay, email: ken@edinburghceilidhs.co.uk, tel: 0131 339 5374 (24 hrs). Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Piper. No stiletto or high heel shoes please. edinburghceilidhs.net

Wed 25th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, 8pm-11.30pm, £19.00 (£17.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768 563138. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday. The ceilidh will start at 8pm with a break for a buffet supper served around 9.30pm of haggis (vegetarian option available), neeps & tatties, and a complimentary dram of The Famous Grouse to wash it all down. Tickets at www.annasach.co.uk

Fri 27th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, 8pm-11.30pm, £19.00 (£17.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768 563138. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday. The ceilidh will start at 8pm with a break for a buffet supper served around 9.30pm of haggis (vegetarian option available), neeps & tatties, and a complimentary dram of The Famous Grouse to wash it all down. Tickets at www.annasach.co.uk

Sat 28th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, 8pm-11.30pm, £19.00 (£17.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768 563138. Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bard's birthday. The ceilidh will start at 8pm with a break for a buffet supper served around 9.30pm of haggis (vegetarian option available), neeps & tatties, and a complimentary dram of The Famous Grouse to wash it all down. Tickets at www.annasach.co.uk

Sat 28th, Bella McNab's Dance Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: admin@scotsmusic.org, tel: 01315557668. 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. Limited phone reservations via 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 28th, local students - Fiddlers on the Hoof (Calling by Mary Gristwood), Armadale Community Centre, 15.00-18.00, £6.00 (£4.00 concession), organised by Mary Gristwood, email: mgris1000@gmail.com, tel: 07956250799. Burns Family Ceilidh to raise funds for an AccuVein for the Childrens Ward at St Johns Hospital. Haggis, Neeps and Tatties will be served with ticket.

February 2017

Fri 3rd, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com New Venue between Canon Mills, Broughton Street / Tesco.

Sat 11th, European Ceilidh with Duo Pilartz/Gielen & Siannie Moodie and friends, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9ER, 7.30pm-11.30, £11.00 (£9.00 concession), organised by EdinBal, email: dance@edinbal.org.uk. Duo Pilartz/Gielen is very famous in Belgium (and beyond!) for the energy and joy they deliver to dancer. This European version of a ceilidh is open to everybody: no partner nor experience necessary. Informal and fun atmosphere guaranteed!

Sat 18th, band tbc, LifeCare Centre, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, 7pm-midnight, £10.00 (£6.50 concession), organised by ceilidh collective, email: robin@boe.org.uk, tel: 07590116750. Lots of details to follow, with full licensed bar and raffle. See more at www.ceilidhcollective.org

Sat 25th, Da Hooley, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: admin@scotsmusic.org, tel: 01315557668. 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. Limited phone reservations via 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 2017

Fri 3rd, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

April 2017

Sat 1st, band tbc, The Wash House, Portobello, 7pm-midnight, £10.00 (£6.50 concession), organised by ceilidh collective, email: robin@boe.org.uk, tel: 07590116750. A Fool's Ceilidh with licensed bar and raffle. More details with www.ceilidhcollective.org

Sat 1st, Thunderdog Ceilidh Band, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: admin@scotsmusic.org, tel: 01315557668. 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. Limited phone reservations via 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 7th, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

Fri 28th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, 8pm-11.30pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768 563138. Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, from 8pm. All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets at www.annasach.co.uk/events

Sat 29th, 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: admin@scotsmusic.org, tel: 01315557668. 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. Limited phone reservations via 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! Part of TRADFEST Edinburgh.

May 2017

Fri 5th, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8-11, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

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: admin@scotsmusic.org, tel: 01315557668. 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. Limited phone reservations via 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 2017

Fri 2nd, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8PM-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

July 2017

Sat 1st, Canongate Cadjers, St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 8pm-11.30pm, £9.00 (£7.00 concession), organised by Scots Music Group, email: admin@scotsmusic.org, tel: 01315557668. 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. Limited phone reservations via 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 7th, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8PM-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

Wed 12th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-10:30pm, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Scottish Dancing for All, lively, friendly and fun in the unique Palace courtyard open air. Brilliant fun, all dances called or demonstrated. Tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price; all tickets to be paid cash at the door. Different top Scottish dance band each week. 28th year. Alternative venue for wet weather Low Port Centre opposite Tesco - check this website for confirmation on the night by 6pm. Season tickets available for all 5 nights £26/£20. Full dance programme available months in advance. Further details from our Facebook LinlithgowScotchHop, or website http://www.scotchhop.org.uk/ or email ScotchHopCommittee@gmail.com

Wed 19th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-10:30pm, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Scottish Dancing for All, lively, friendly and fun in the unique Palace courtyard open air. Brilliant fun, all dances called or demonstrated. Tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price; all tickets to be paid cash at the door. Different top Scottish dance band each week. 28th year.

Wed 26th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-dark, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Scottish Dancing for All, lively, friendly and fun in the unique Palace courtyard open air. Brilliant fun, all dances called or demonstrated. Tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price; all tickets to be paid cash at the door. Different top Scottish dance band each week. 28th year.

Fri 28th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, 8pm-11.30pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768 563138. Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, from 8pm. All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets at www.annasach.co.uk/events

August 2017

Wed 2nd, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-dark, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Scottish Dancing for All, lively, friendly and fun in the unique Palace courtyard open air. Brilliant fun, all dances called or demonstrated. Tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price; all tickets to be paid cash at the door. Different top Scottish dance band each week. 28th year.

Fri 4th, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8PM-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

Wed 9th, tbc, Linlithgow Palace Courtyard, EH49 7AL , 7:30pm-dark, £8.50 (£6.50 concession), organised by Linlithgow Scotch Hop SCIO, email: ScotchHopCommittee@Gmail.com. Scottish Dancing for All, lively, friendly and fun in the unique Palace courtyard open air. Brilliant fun, all dances called or demonstrated. Tea and shortbread at the interval included in the ticket price; all tickets to be paid cash at the door. Different top Scottish dance band each week. Final evening of the Scotch Hop 28th summer season.

September 2017

Fri 1st, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

October 2017

Fri 6th, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

Fri 27th, Annasach Ceilidh Band, The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, 8pm-11.30pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Annasach Ceilidh Band, email: info@annasach.co.uk, tel: 07768 563138. Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, from 8pm. All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Tickets at www.annasach.co.uk/events

November 2017

Fri 3rd, Canongate Cadjers, The Royal British Legion, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh EH7 4DL, 8pm-11pm, £8.00 (£6.00 concession), organised by Alex Ross, email: aross@cccb.fsnet.co.uk, tel: 07815 741 699. Start the weekend in Reel Style with the Canongate Cadjers monthly ceilidh. All welcome, all dances called. Join the Ceilidh Meetup regulars for an energetic and friendly evening. No need to book just pay at the door. www.canongateCadjers.com Venue near CanonMills /Broughton Street /Tesco

Sat 11th, John Carmichael's Band, Queen Margaret Hall, Blackness Road (By LowPort) Linlithgow, 7:30pm-late, £10.00, organised by Rotary Club of Linlithgow Grange. All welcome, all dances called by John Carswell of Linlithgow Scotch Hop fame. Great fun evening with Scottish Dancing for all including ceilidh, old time and Scottish Country dances. Price tbc.