The Reel-Time Ceilidh Band played at a wedding in the luxurious Lennoxlove House at the weekend. Located near Haddington in East Lothian Lennoxlove House is over 700 years old; steeped in history the venue boasts spectacular views over the Lammermuir Hills. This was Reel-Time’s last gig at Lennoxlove House as the Duke of Hamilton is returning to the estate. Having played over fifty gigs at Lennoxlove Reel-Time will miss playing ceilidh music in its grand halls. It is a fitting location for the extravagant Polish-Scottish wedding that took place during which the [...]
On Monday Reel-Time Bars set up a V.I.P Cocktail Bar as a reception for the VOWS Awards (Voted Outstanding Wedding Supplier). Held in the Edinburgh Corn Exchange the VOWS Awards followed a Vegas casino theme; Mark and his team set up a Pop-Up Bar with a red and black façade. Serving over 250 guests the Cocktail Bar was busy for the nominees and sponsors drinks reception; Mark and his four friendly bar staff were on hand to keep guests entertained. Guests in typical roulette style were given two choices: Red or Black. [...]
Has been a couple of busy months for Edinburgh's most Funky ceilidh band. Performing gigs from Dundas and Edinburgh castle, George hotel to Borthwick Castle… the list goes on! For more information about the bands recent gigs, travels and gossip, check our ceilidh band facebook page The Reel Time Ceilidh Band play from a 3 piece (for small venues), 4 piece for a rocking ceilidh or 5/6 piece with ceilidh and Popular song covers. The band has an excellent ceilidh dance caller, who will talk the guests through all the steps before [...]
We were working with great photographer Tony Marsh a couple of weekends ago down at Lennoxlove for a wedding, we were really impressed with one of the photos he sent us, if you want to see more of his work check out www.tonymarshphotography.com
For those of you who are looking to hire a bagpiper for a wedding in 2011, then may i offer you a word of advice. There are 5 major pipe band championships throughout the summer. These are dates when most competing pipers get together and compete for the accolades of pipe band competition. This means that the supply of pipers for weddings on these days is greatly reduced, so book early. Just a wee word of advice from a friendly piper! DATES for 2011 21st May - Scottish Championship at Dumbarton 25th [...]
Check out the new Reel Time ceilidh video, a great tune from the band at a ceilidh last year. The band are taking bookings for weddings, corporate events and festivals this year, and are looking forward to their film debut on Christmas day! Reel Time Ceilidh band facebook page is a great way to keep in touch with the latest news and events that the band is playing at.
On 1st June 2010 we started the new Edinburgh Castle season of bagpipers, to entertain guests on their visit to the Castle. Duties include playing on the battlements as the castle opens, 1 hour concert and photos in hospital square, then warming up the crowd before the one o clock gun. This year we are also providing bagpipers for Urquhart castle. If you are looking for a piper for a wedding at a castle then get in touch, we are the experts!
Working in partnership with Historic Scotland, Reel Time is supplying professional bagpipers for Edinburgh Castle, as part of their daily events program. Our pipers open the castle at 9.30 each morning playing on the front battlements beside the gatehouse suite. They then play a varied program and pose for guests pictures on the battlements at Hospital square. The days playing is topped off with a 15 minute recital before the 1 o clock gun is fired. “it is an honour to be working with the castle and entertaining visitors to our country” said Duncan, [...]
Reel Time Events is proud to be working with Dundas Castle as recommended supplier of Quality Scottish events and entertainment. They supplied a piper to greet HRH Princess Anne on her trip to Edinburgh , May 22 nd 2008. She was guest of honour at the Scottish Business Excellence awards.
Reel Time Events is proud to be named as the recommended entertainment supplier to the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel. This is in addition to similar contracts with several other major hotels, event organisers and Destination Management Companies.