13 03, 2017

New Job Vacancy at Reel Time Events!

By | March 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Special Event Coordinator   The Company: Reel Time Events is a fun and vibrant company which was founded in 2005.  We are a small team working in an office to the south of Edinburgh, right next to the by-pass and with fantastic views up to the Pentlands.   The role: Reel Time Events organise events, entertainment and mobile bars for corporate events, conferences, incentives, weddings and private clients and you can expect to deal with all of these sectors, specialising in one (or more) of them.  As this is a newly created [...]

6 03, 2017

Virgin Media Leadership Conference Ceilidh

By | March 6th, 2017|conferences|0 Comments

The Reel Time Ceilidh Band performed at the EICC to celebrate 10 years of Virgin Media and the Virgin Media Leadership Conference.  Roddy the Piper greeted guests on arrival and piped them in for dinner.  The Reel Time Dancers put on a great dance display during dessert.  The band were asked to be ready in a holding area 30 minutes before we performed.  We were delighted to find 40 Virtual Reality headsets and ear pieces, all loaded up and ready for us to experience the next generation of media.  It was unbelievable!  Luckily, we [...]

24 02, 2017

My Contemporary Harris Tweed Kilt Outfit

By | February 24th, 2017|events, incentives, weddings|0 Comments

Creating my kilt outfit Being a proud Scotsman and spending much of my time in a kilt, when the time came for a new one I really wanted to create something made in Scotland from Scottish materials.  Being such an exciting and rewarding experience I wanted to share it, and  some of the knowledge I gathered during the journey. The first step in the process was deciding what fabric I wanted to use in the kilt.  I knew I didn't want to go for a traditional tartan, and tweed seemed like a [...]

15 02, 2017

Highland Games Team Building Events

By | February 15th, 2017|events, incentives, weddings|0 Comments

If you are looking for a truly Scottish team building experience then try our Highland games event.  It's a chance to try out some of our great Scottish activities and full of hands on fun.  Watch our new Highland games video here to find out more about it.   Our Highland games experiences are also a popular choice for destination wedding packages.  This can be a great way of getting guests from different sides of the family interacting in a fun way. Our entertainers and Highland games athletes [...]

14 02, 2017

Valentine’s Day: Top 8 First Dance Choices of 2017

By | February 14th, 2017|weddings|0 Comments

It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air!  It is said to be the most romantic day of the year, and a great day for marriage proposals.  At Reel Time we have been helping a lot of couples plan the entertainment for their weddings.  There has been plenty of discussion about romantic songs, more specifically, first dance song choices. Photo:  Tony Marsh     We decided to ask an expert about this to find out what his predictions were for the popular first dance requests this year.  Reel Time [...]

5 01, 2017

Hogmanay Ceilidh Entertainment

By | January 5th, 2017|events|0 Comments

New year is a busy time for a Scottish events company. We helped many of our regular venues to entertain their guests and bring in the New Year in style! Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club had a full Scottish gala dinner which we provided a great range of Scottish entertainment for.  Guests were piped into their wonderful 5 course dinner, and then enjoyed some great ceilidh dancing with the Reel Time Ceilidh Band, including a few Highland dancer show spots.   A special pipe band performance piped in the bells, and a DJ [...]

23 12, 2016

IMEX America

By | December 23rd, 2016|conferences, events, incentives|0 Comments

Roddy was over in Las Vegas for IMEX America, the biggest tourism trade event in the calendar;  America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. Roddy was working alongside Visit Scotland to help promote Scotland as a destination to international group buyers. Roddy started the group presentations with some Scottish music on his small pipes, before reciting Robert Burns Address to the Haggis.  With current international trade restrictions, this meant addressing a furry haggis, but it was still well received and had the usual impact! For the afternoon cocktail [...]

15 12, 2016

Museum Extravaganza

By | December 15th, 2016|events|0 Comments

As a grand finale for their 150th Anniversary, the National Museum of Scotland celebrated with an extravaganza!  They pulled out all the stops and, with the help of Reel Time Events and all of their other recommended suppliers, put together an amazing extravaganza which really showcased the venue at its best. Some of Scotland’s finest catering specialists, Sodexo Prestige, Heritage Portfolio, Clerkenwell Green and Wild Thyme, really wowed guests. There were frozen cocktails, candy floss topped drinks, a candy floss tree, all sorts of different taste sensations!  Sodexo [...]

7 12, 2016

Introducing Brazilians to Ceilidh Dancing

By | December 7th, 2016|conferences, events, incentives|0 Comments

Kuoni organised a trip to Edinburgh for a group of Brazilian buyers.  The aim was to show off the best that Edinburgh has to offer, and they certainly seem to have suceeded! The group visited some of Edinburgh's best hotels and venues, including Edinburgh Castle, The Balmoral, The Sheraton, Mansfield Traquair and the National Museum of Scotland.  On their final evening, following a private tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia, they were treated to a gala dinner at Dundas Castle. The catering was provided by Prestige Sodexo; they had prepared a menu [...]

2 12, 2016

Visit Scotland’s St Andrew’s Day Highland Games

By | December 2nd, 2016|incentives, weddings|0 Comments

It was a pleasure to work with Visit Scotland to entertain Andrews in St Andrews as part of their St Andrew’s Day marketing campaign.  Andrews, Andres and Andreas from across Europe were invited to come and experience a flavour of what Scotland has to offer, and discover more about the home of their namesake, and Scotland’s, Patron Saint. We were incredibly lucky to experience some great weather for the filming.  10 degrees and bright sunshine at the end of November was the best we could hope for, and led to a great [...]