The Science Ceilidh Band is formed from the team of Lewis Hou (fiddle, calling), Lewis Williamson (fiddle), Gary Rafferty (guitar), Fergus Halliday (mandolin, mandola) and Helen Le-Mar (flute, calling).
Previously known as Auld Alliance, the band have played their high energy take on traditional scottish music around Scotland and Europe, incorporating elements from continental balfolk, quebecois and nordic traditions with a dash of techno and geek culture for good measure into their ceilidhs.
The band have played for weddings, birthday parties, conferences & festivals in Edinburgh and beyond: we've now played around Scotland, France, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and even Abu Dhabi!
The Science Ceilidh team are experienced at playing for dances, dancing themselves (featuring a competition-winning Scottish Country Dancer!) and calling the steps, and are available for bookings to provide traditional Scottish Ceilidh, European and other folk dances, dance workshops, experimental instrumentals and everything between!
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