Tag Archives: Ceilidh Band

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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Why you should book a ceilidh for your Wedding band!


Having a ceilidh is the perfect form of entertainment at a Wedding because it’s so inclusive, everyone can take part – you may have heard our famous line “whether young, old, or with two left feet”! It’s so true.

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David’s Bridal Magazine Shoot

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Here is Philippe lurking behind the father of the bride!
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Here is Philippe lurking behind the bridesmaids…
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Here is Philippe lurking behind another wedding guest!
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We can assure you that this is Philippe’s leg, lurking behind the mother of the bride!

Philippe from Licence to Ceilidh recently appeared in a magazine shoot for David’s Bridal and we’re starting to spot a few photos of him.

The shoot was for their new Spring 2016 UK campaign and for the opening on their new stores in the UK, one in Glasgow, one in Watford and one in Westfield Stratford.

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Kelta Fit – The Scottish Fitness DVD

Have you seen the new project we’ve been working on in collaboration with Ceilidh Club?

Kelta Fit – Fitness from Scotland, a new dance based exercise DVD based on ceilidh moves and with an original sound track from yours truly Licence to Ceilidh!

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