Thingumajig Ceilidh Band

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This talented four-piece includes some of the South East’s best folk musicians. It’s not surprising that Thingumajig is one of the region’s most popular Ceilidh bands! The band includes an experienced caller and provides a Scottish ceilidh, Irish ceili or English barn dance that’s fun for all the family.

” High quality jigs, reels and Irish songs + a brilliant dance caller!”

Band members are multi-instrumentalists with over a decade’s professional experience and the band’s repertoire includes a full range of Irish, Scottish and English tunes played with verve and excitement. Well-known Irish songs can be included if wanted. Want to go a bit more American? The banjo and fiddle give a real bluegrass twist to the music!

Never danced a ceilidh before? The band includes an experienced and energetic caller to talk you through the steps. Starting with the basics for novices and tailoring the set to match ability, Mannie makes dancing fun and no one will want to sit down. Thingumajig have been performing for weddings and parties in London and the South East for over fourteen years. A full dancefloor is guaranteed.




 Scottish Ceilidh Dances

  • Canadian Barn Dance
  • Cumberland Square Eight
  • Dashing White Sergeant
  • Eightsome Reel
  • Gay Gordons
  • Military Two Step
  • St Bernards Waltz
  • Strip the Willow
  • Swedish Masquerade
  • Virginia Reel

Irish Ceili Dances

  • Bridge of Athlone
  • Siege of Ennis
  • Walls of Limerick
  • Kerry Square
  • Waves of Tory

Ceilidh Dances

  • Boston Tea Party
  • Bottoms Up
  • Buttered Peas
  • Carousel
  • Cheltenham Flyer
  • Circassian Circle
  • Circle Waltz
  • Djatchko Kolo
  • Dorset Five Hand Reel
  • Falling Masonry
  • Farmer’s Jig
  • Flying Scotsman
  • Galopede
  • Goathland Square Eight
  • Keeps
  • La Russe
  • Lucky 7
  • Nine Pins
  • Nottingham Swing
  • Oxo Reel
  • Party Dance
  • Rosza
  • Sir Roger de Coverley
  • Snowball
  • Stoke Golding
  • Willow Tree
  • Witches Reel
  • Yarmouth Long Dance