5 01, 2017

Hogmanay Ceilidh Entertainment

By |2017-02-28T16:08:43+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 11th, 2016|weddings|0 Comments

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, [...]

4 11, 2016

Strictly Come Ceilidh Dancing

By |2017-02-28T17:15:49+00:00November 4th, 2016|conferences, events, incentives|0 Comments

Have you been looking for a new type of team building activity?  Look no further!  Reel Time would like to introduce you to “Strictly Come Ceilidh Dancing”. What is it? As you might have guessed, this is based on the TV show Strictly Come Dancing, though you don’t have to have watched the show to take part! It’s a great way of carrying team building activities on into the evening. How does it Work? No prior knowledge of ceilidh dancing is required; this is ideal for everyone and suits a whole range of [...]

18 10, 2016

New Scottish Entertainment Website Launched

By |2017-03-01T10:31:03+00:00October 18th, 2016|events|0 Comments

  We are pleased to announce that the new Reel Time Band website has gone live: Introducing the new look ReelTimeBand.com.   Following plenty of hard work behind the scenes, we would like to introduce you to the bands new look:  Click here to be taken straight to the website. The new website is easy to navigate and has some great video and audio samples.  There are different pages for each of the four Reel Time bands:  the Reel Time Ceilidh Band, Reel Time Folk Band, Scraggly Cats and Tartanium.  [...]

16 09, 2016

National Museum of Scotland Grand Opening

By |2017-03-01T10:31:36+00:00September 16th, 2016|events|0 Comments

Reel Time Events were delighted to have been involved in the grand opening of the redeveloped National Museum of Scotland.  To start the day off, Reel Time Events arranged for the Boghall & Bathgate Pipe band to march down Chambers Street, which had been closed especially for the event.  After making their grand entrance, the band entertained the crowds, performing on the newly opened public piazza until the countdown began.  As the public gathered for their first glimpse of the new galleries, Forth 1 DJ Mark Martin started the countdown.  As the [...]