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The Arts Desk: “The most fun I had all month”

By VERONICA LEE on The Arts Desk on 26/08/2014 | Full Article ★★★★★ This show was being lauded across Edinburgh during the Fringe, but I was too busy to see it before the final weekend. I could kick myself as it was the most fun I had all month. A ceilidh, common...

Time Out: “this raucous theatrical dance party”

What would we do without ceilidhs? The Scottish traditional dance has become increasingly popular in recent years. So much so, it’s now the norm to strip the willow in a country barn after a wedding, rather than get pissed in a hotel bar and listen to ‘Agadoo’.  This...

FEST: THE REEL DEAL

By EVAN BESWICK in Fest on 12/08/2014 | Full Article Forget what you know about “country dancing”. For those who’ve yet to experience the exhilaration of a Scottish ceilidh, it’s an experience like no other. Evan Beswick gets his jig on with...

EMPTY POCKET GUIDE: “AN ABSOLUTE HOOT!”

By LISA on Empty Pocket Guide on 11/08/2014 | Full Article So many people who descend onto the stunning city of Edinburgh during the Edinburgh festival don’t experience any Scottish traditions. If you don’t fancy trying the haggis, going to the Tatoo ,eating a fried...

WHATSONSTAGE.COM: “IMPOSSIBLE TO RESIST”

By THEO BOSANQUET on Whatsonstage.com on 07/08/2014 | Full Article The stereotypical late night Edinburgh Fringe experience involves a bunch of comedians fending off the heckles of drunk people until the small hours. But I’ve found over the years that, although...

Review: This is Ceilidh

By LYN GARDNER in The Guardian on 06/08/2014 | Full Article Edinburgh Festival 2014: Why run from zombies when you can ceilidh the night away? If you want to try something different, I’d suggest This Is Ceilidh. Whereas The Generation of Z has running and...