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24 02, 2017

My Contemporary Harris Tweed Kilt Outfit

By | 2017-02-28T15:57:57+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T14:40:39+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T15:55:24+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T16:08:43+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T16:09:47+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T16:10:21+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T16:11:19+00:00 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 | 2017-02-28T16:11:53+00:00 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 [...]

1 12, 2016

Mama Mia!

By | 2017-03-01T10:40:22+00:00 December 1st, 2016|events|0 Comments

The smash hit musical Mama Mia! opened last night at the Playhouse in Edinburgh.  The show, which features some of Abba's most popular hits, will run until the 7th January 2017. The show first opened in London's West End in 1999 and an estimated 60 million people have seen it so far. To ensure that the show received a proper Scottish welcome back to Edinburgh, Reel Time arranged for piper Ross McCrindle to entertain the press as they arrived for the press launch. Mama Mia! is at the Edinburgh Playhouse until 7th [...]

11 11, 2016

2017 Weddings

By | 2017-02-28T17:15:14+00:00 November 11th, 2016|weddings|1 Comment

Reel Time were delighted to exhibit once again at the Corn Exchange Wedding Fair last weekend. Claire and Cath spent the weekend chatting to couples about how Reel Time can help make their big day extra special.  It was a really nice chance to meet and catch up with existing clients and in several cases, the first chance to put a face to a name.  There was also plenty of opportunity to chat to couples who are still looking for inspiration for their wedding entertainment.  We hope we have helped with ideas, [...]