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


Riddell Fiddles Session – Easy/Intermediate Tunes @ Heatherlie House Hotel
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Set list for RNLI concert ( see event for 3rd December)

Riddell Fiddles Session – Intermediate/Adv. @ Heatherlie House Hotel
Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

McKechnie’s Reel, Riddell Tower

Birthday Ceilidh (private function)
Nov 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Borders Tunebook Launch ( Amy Geddes & Donald Knox) @ The Haining, Selkirk
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A donation event with a chance to buy this new tunebook and CD.

Great weekend at the Voyage of the Hector weekend in Partick. Thanks to John Somerville. Looking forward to Riddell Fiddles' own Hector weekend on 24th /25 th March in Selkirk. E-mail admin@riddellfiddles.co.uk to register interest. ... See MoreSee Less

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Riddell Fiddles’ very own supermarket sessions start in December with five dates at Tesco, Galashiels. This is an opportunity to busk and raise funds for our website, teaching and music activities including much needed finances to run the junior bands.
♦New format for bands with regular Tuesday night led sessions at Heatherlie House Hotel, Selkirk.

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 Niebelungenspiel 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!