Ceilidh bands, music sessions, tours, performances, youth groups – in the Scottish Borders. Welcome!

We have won the peer award of  the ‘Epic Awards 2018!. Had a party to celebrate Riddell Fiddles’ success as well as Sheila completing her degree. Thank you Kim for baking the cake.

♦ Shona’s tunes from 20.3.18 are MacPherson’s Lament followed by Jigging Donkey & Stetsons

Barbados Celtic Festival @ Barbados
May 25 @ 7:55 am – May 27 @ 8:55 am

Some Riddell Fiddlers travel back to Barbados (by invitation to work in schools and perform at the Celtic Festival

Bannerfield Buskers @ Philiphaugh Community Centre
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Don’t forget to bring your fiddle/guitar!

SBC Party in the Park @ Galashiels (next to Fire Station)
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Three performances at 12 noon, 1 pm and 2 pm. Wear Riddell fiddles top.

Bannerfield Buskers @ Tweedbank
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

♦New ‘Da Boannie Polka set for you to practice over Easter

Have a browse of  our fantastic music and resources section as well as our teaching page where you will find all the Performance Sets.

♦Next trip is to the Nibelungenspiel festival in Selkirk’s twin town of Plattling in Bavaria. Dates are 25th to 31st of July 2018

Junior and not so junior ceilidh bands meet regularly (see ‘Events’)

Bannerfield Buskers, based on Bannerfield Housing Estate, meet every Friday with free instrument and tuition for primary age pupils (there may be a waiting list).

Check out www.fiddleclass.com – lots of links for the musically, fiddelologically inclined!