Events Across Scotland



Looking for a weekly dance class to get involved with or just fancy an evening of storytelling or music? Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland’s networks in story, song and dance are hosting events and sessions the length and breadth of Scotland – have a look below for traditional arts events in your area.

Annasach Summer Ceilidh

The Counting House, 36 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD
Fri 26 July

Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at their regular ceilidh in Edinburgh from 8pm. All dances can be called so beginners welcome. Tickets are priced at £10 (£7.50 conc) and can be purchased on the website or at the door. Tickets purchased online will receive an e-ticket which should be brought with you on … Continued

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Fringe Ceilidhs

Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ
Fri 2 - Sat 24 Aug

With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper. Every evening (except Sundays) during the Edinburgh Fringe (Fri 2 – Sat 24 Aug) Hall has air-conditioning and a bar. All dances walked through and called. Fringe groups welcome – you can advertise your show. Good exercise and great fun! No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, … Continued

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The Singing Sixties

The Queen's Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
Monday 12th August

Forty singers on-stage including Barbara Dickson, Archie Fisher, Adam McNaughtan, Dick Gaughan, Arthur Johnstone, Ian McCalman and Canadian Iain Rankin, singing the great songs they sang in the 1960s. If you were around then and can’t remember that era, you were probably in Sandy Bell’s bar with that lot! Many classic traditional and contemporary chorus … Continued

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RSCDS Forres Social Dancing

Nairn Community and Arts Centre, King Street, Nairn, IV12 4BQ
Every Thursday

A very friendly group that enjoy the social side of Scottish country dancing and the challenge of learning new dances in the capable hands of teacher Kate McArdle. Newcomers are always welcome, whether beginners, lapsed members or experienced dancers. Classes run on a Thursday evening from the 19th September 2019 through to the 26th March … Continued

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Ness Book Fest

Venues across Inverness
Thu 3 - Sat 5 October

Inverness based book festival that features emerging voices as well as big names in a free programme of events. 2019 line-up is still to be announced. Keep up to date on Facebook.

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St Andrews Ceilidhs

Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St., Edinburgh EH12 8UJ
Fri 22 & Sat 23 Nov

With caller Ken Gourlay, HLI ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we’d rather you didn’t come. … Continued

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Hogmanay Ceilidh 10pm

Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh EH12 8UJ
Tue 31 Dec

With caller Ken Gourlay, Willie Fraser ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we’d rather you didn’t … Continued

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Burns Ceilidh

Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston St., Edinburgh EH3 9DJ
Fri 24 Jan

With caller Ken Gourlay, HLI ceilidh band and piper. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. No high heels please. Attendees without handbags, bags, rucksacks etc. will get fast track entry. Mobile phones and tablets: photos and video are OK but if you intend spending any time texting, browsing the web etc. we’d rather you didn’t come. … Continued

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