Classic Cumbrian Ceilidh Band

You want energized ceilidh music to set your house a-reeling?

You’ve found the right band!

Enjoy visiting our website and getting to know us and our music!

Wedding Ceilidh, Lake District

Striding Edge play ceilidhs for all manner of social occasions, in venues ranging from large civic halls to cozy common rooms. Let us bring your friends and family together in a memorable night of ceilidh dance!

Bride and Groom

Striding Edge play wedding ceilidhs in venues ranging from four-star hotels to village halls and marquees.
Weddings are a speciality of ours: So let us round off your big day in style!


Striding Edge concerts are a feast of colourfull music drawn from our roots in the Cumbrian tradition: Soulful ballads with four-part harmony vocals; Lively jigs, reels and hornpipes on a remarkable array of instruments.

What People Are Saying About Striding Edge

Dear Mike,
Can you pass our thanks to the members of the band?  We all really enjoyed the evening and your enthusiasm and music-making made it...Thank you!

— Penny
Hi Mike, I just wanted to write a quick note of thanks for the great job that the band did at the wedding last night .. the whole day was wonderful and chilled but the ceilidh was the icing on the cake for Jo and I! Cheers Striding Edge!
— David and Joanne
Hi Mike
Just wanted to send a massive, massive thank you to you and the band for Saturday. Everyone had a blast!
Thanks again for a great night, and we hope we’ll be able to have another in the not too distant future.
Kindest regards,

— Natalie and David
Dear Mike,
I would like to thank you and the rest of the group for the helping make my Birthday party so special, I got so many lovely comments on how people enjoyed the night, it was different having the band.
Best Wishes to you all.

— Brenda