The band really made Stan's recent retirement ceilidh (at the Robert Douglas Memorial Institue, Scone on 21 August 2015) an enjoyable celebration, with a good mixture of slow and fast dances, including a few especially for the younger guests! Their direction enabled everyone to join in regardless of their knowledge of the dances. Would certainly be pleased to call upon the band again in future and would recommend to anyone looking for a good ceilidh.

Keith Brown                Event Organiser            18 September 2015

The Skelpit Lug Ceilidh Band made my fundraising event a terrific night (at the Masonic Hall, Kincardine on 5 September 2015).  As you talked us through the dances etc, the guests were eager to participate and the floor was always full.   I need to come up with another reason to have a ceilidh as everyone enjoyed it so much. Your input was appreciated and actually made our night a success, the total raised for Vasculitis Charity was £2310.  Thanks again for making our night great.

Rebecca Dryburgh        Event Organiser        13 September 2015

Our friends all thoroughly enjoyed themselves at our Ruby Wedding (at the Cathedral Hall, Dunblane, on Saturday 29th August 2015), despite most of them professing to be non-dancers. The fact that they could join in was largely due to the wonderful way you conduct a ceilidh, with enthusiasm and clarity of direction, and just the right amount of persuasiveness. There was a nice balance of gentle and more vigorous dances and many people commented on the great variety! Everyone enjoyed the music too, including those who couldn't dance, and there were comments as well on how refreshing it was to be able to talk - and hear - unlike at a disco. Please thank the band for making the evening such a great success.

Ruth Bamforth          Event Organiser           11 September 2015


Thanks to all the band for a great musical/dance celebration for our wedding reception (at the Montgomerie Hall, Eaglesham on 15th August 2015). Everyone thoroughly enjoyed dancing along to such wonderful music and the help you give to novice ceilidh dancers is great too.


Douglas Reid             Groom                      30 August 2015

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