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

Many thanks, Mike, for last night: A great way to kick off the New Year. Lovely eclectic music!
— Catherine Stevens
Thank you very much for the ceilidh: We booked Striding Edge because of your strong local flavour and excellent reputation and were not disappointed! Our guests enjoyed listening to the music while they ate and also really enjoyed the after dinner dancing. Thanks again for making our final evening exploring the English Lake District memorable and fun!
— Samantha Oram: The Big Journey Company
Hi Mike, Thank you for your great performance on Saturday. The family were full of praise for you and the band. They said you paced the evening perfectly. Best wishes,
— Jill Dawes
Hi Mike,
Just wanted to say a massive thank you for Saturday night. There have been so many compliments from guests about you all. We were absolutely delighted.  Thank you once again for making our night so special.

— Adam and Jane