Trad Events

The Old Town Ceilidh – World Record Attempt


The Old Town Ceilidh – World Record Attempt

Enjoy a taste of Scotland and experience the very best in traditional music, ceilidh dancing and food & drink at the very heart of the capital’s historic Old Town.

Learn all the moves with our ‘Ceilidh Callers’, birl those kilts with non-stop dancin’ into 2016 and get yourself in the record books as part of the Guinness World Record ‘World’s Largest Strip the Willow’! 

Featuring live music from:

Cask Strength Ceilidh Band, Ceilihdonia, Whisky Kiss, Sporran Again.

Don’t worry if you don’t know the dance, you’ll learn all the moves from our ‘Ceilidh Makers’ before we hit 11pm. 

Important Info

  • High Street & Parliament Square
  • Approach from North Bridge Arena open from 8pm
  • Stages live from 9pm – 1am
  • Whilst there are no age restrictions, we do not recommend this event for young children and strictly no buggies permitted.
  • No entry to the arena after 11pm.
  • There will be bar and food outlets within all event arenas.
  • No alcohol can be brought into The Old Town Ceilidh arena.
  • Do wear flat shoes as some of the areas of the Ceilidh are cobbled.