Category Archives: Gigs

How does a Ceilidh work?

This is a question we get asked about a lot! How does the ceilidh work, how does everyone learn the moves and is it suitable for beginners?

Here’s a video of our Caller Alyssa teaching one of the dances to Wedding party last summer so you can see how it all works from start to finish:

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Licence to Ceilidh play in Malta for the 3rd time!

This summer we were asked to perform for another beautiful Wedding in Malta, this time on the island of Gozo!

We performed for a Wedding in Malta for the first time back in June 2015, we then did a week long residency at a Jazz Bar in Malta in October 2016, then were back for another Wedding in June 2017!

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Book a Band for your Destination Wedding

Are you looking for a band for your wedding abroad?

Licence to Ceilidh are now experienced destination wedding suppliers! We’ve performed as a band in Malta *3 times, Portugal, Italy, France *twice, Jersey and Dubai – we were just in Italy, France and Malta only last summer!

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Licence to Ceilidh went back to Malta for the 2nd time!

A13E4416-6B96-4DA8-A8D7-6BFC0849DD6FIn October 2016 Licence to Ceilidh went back to Malta! This time to do a week long residency in the town of St. Julian’s near Valetta!

St Julian’s Bay

St Julian’s Bay was a beautiful town right on the water and a lovely place to spend some time. The hotel we were staying at was a 5 minutes walk further inland near the heart of the night life in St. Julien’s.

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Licence to Ceilidh Play on Made in Chelsea for the 2nd time!

Licence to Ceilidh recently performed on E4’s Made in Chelsea for the 2nd time!

We played on the show back in Season 3 Episode 8 for the Reeling Party episode and it was so much fun, it was really to be asked back for a 2nd time to do some more reeling!

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Best Wedding Cakes of 2014

In our line of work as musicians we get to see and sample wedding cakes on a weekly basis, you might say that we are experts on the subject! From the traditional style fruit cake, to tiers of cheese and pork pie, quirky designs and elegant creations, we’ve seen it all! The good, the bad, those that made the mistake of putting sponge as the bottom tier and fruit cake on the top (the cake had collapsed in on itself before the evening reception had started)!

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A Malta Wedding – The Licence to Ceilidh mini trip!

Last month we were invited to play for a beautiful wedding abroad in Malta! It the first overseas trip we’ve done with for a little while (since our visit to Dubai in 2012) and it was so much fun!

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South Farm – July 2013

A few shots of LTC at South Farm last summer, one of our favourite venues where we are recommended suppliers.

Photos courtesy of amazing photographer Ria Mishaal, who like us was also a Regional Winner in the 2014 Wedding Industry Awards!!

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