So, you’re looking for the best ceilidh bands and barn dance bands. Congratulations, you’ve found Bathsheba’s Wedding!

‘Without doubt the best Ceilidh Band I have come across. They lit up our son’s wedding celebrations.’ Michael McKemey

 Best known for providing first-class ceilidhs or barn dances, click on the 5* Reviews’ button to see why. Whatever your special occasion,, Birthday, Anniversary, Corporate Event and of course, the perfect Traditional Wedding, all your guests can join in. With a friendly expert caller and fusing vintage acoustic and electric instruments with driving drums, their exciting, infectious music is delivered through a crystal-clear Crown/Bose Professional Sound System teamed with state-of- the art eco-friendly stage lighting.

With hundreds of successful, happy events behind them they are reliable and punctual. Smartly dressed, flexible and sensitive to your needs, they represent incredible value-for-money. And dealing with them is easy-peasy too. We’re sure you will find them knowledgable and very, very helpful.

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A Bathsheba’s Wedding ceilidh marries exciting traditional tunes with a selection of lively yet uncomplicated social dances from all around the British Isles. A Step – Hop from Dorset, Ireland’s Bridge of Athlone or a good old Scottish Strip – the – Willow everyone can join in.

The serious part.

We hold:

  • Public liability insurance
  • PAT certificates for electrical safety

* NB. Reputable venues will not admit performers/contractors without the correct documentation.


Review of the day

‘We just wanted to thank you for playing at our wedding, you were absolutely brilliant, our evening could not have been better. The music you played was perfect, the dances were easy to follow and enjoyable which made for a very lively atmosphere. Many guests that never normally join in were dancing, and all of our families were mixing and dancing together, it was wonderful. Many guests have said how much they enjoyed the dancing, some saying it was the best reception they have ever been to. We really mean it when we say that we cannot rate you highly enough. Once again thank you very much. Kind regards.’ Anna and Ollie

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What most people mean when they ask us if we provide a Scottish ceilidh is ‘Do you play Dashing White Sergeant, Gay Gordons, Circassian Circle, Virginia Reel and Orcadian Strip-the-Willow and teach them in such a way that everyone can do them – even all our non-Scots friends and family-members? And yes, we do, often.. Because they are such great dances they are part of our normal repertoire anyway! We have a reputation for inclusive ceilidhs so we don’t do the complicated reeling dances like the Eightsome etc. that take hours  to learn and practice over and again. But if you want a Scottish themed event that everyone can join in with just let us know.


01235 764033

Watch the Wedding Ceilidh Barn Dance youtube Video

Wedding ceilidh video by Whispering Bob Broadcasting Company. Recorded live at Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre, it features Bathsheba’s Wedding and the voice of legendary music presenter Bob Harris.


Please Telephone 01235 764033 or complete the short form below.

NB: The band takes a break during the warmer months and is not available to play between 20th July and 1st September.

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Or telephone 01235 764033 if you prefer. We love to talk!

NB: The band takes a break in the warmer months and is not available to play between 20 July and 1st September.