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

Hi Mike, Thank you so much for playing for us on Saturday. We had such a wonderful day and the Ceilidh was fantastic, the London friends who hadn’t experienced one before are totally sold! Hopefully we’ll be dancing to the band again soon! Thanks!
— Oli and Sophie
Hi Mike, Thanks again for a great evening last Saturday. It was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who came along. So much so, we are looking at doing it again later in the year!
— Gamblesby Community Centre Committee
Hello all! Thank you so much for performing last night, we all had so much fun! Couldn't stop smiling! I've also been getting loads of requests to book you guys again - maybe next winter? Thanks again!
— Alicia

Hi Mike,

I really wanted to say a massive thank you to you and the team for supporting our wedding. It was great to hear everyone talking about how great it was at the end of the evening and into the next day. Thanks so much for being there and adding that something special to our day!

— Paul and Beckie