AULD SPICE GIGS

Over the last few years Auld Spice has appeared at:

 

Afton House Hotel
Apex International Hotel
Assembly Rooms
Astley Ainslie Hospital
Baberton Golf Club
Balmoral Hotel
Balmwell Centre
Blackhall Church
Blair Castle
Bo’ness Railway Café
Bonaly Primary School
Bonnyrigg Church Hall
Botanic Gardens
Braid Hills Hotel
Broomhouse Community Centre
Broxburn Scouts Hall
Bruntsfield Primary School
Burdiehouse Community Centre
Caledonian Hotel
Calton Centre
Camilla Nursing Home
Canal View Primary School
Canonmills Bowling Club
Carrickvale Golf Club
Carrickvale Community Centre
City Arts Centre
City Chambers
Civil Service Social Club
Clovenstone Home
Colinton Bowling Club
Colinton Church Hall
Columcille Centre
Corn Exchange
Corstorphine Bowling Club
Counting House
Craighall Day Centre
Craiglockhart Church Hall Craiglockhart Primary School
Craigmillar Park Church Hall Cramond Church Hall
Currie Church Hall
Currie Rugby Club
Dalmahoy Country Club
Dalry Primary School
Drumbryden Primary School
Drummond Community School
Duddingston RSCD club
Dynamic Earth
Eagle Lodge Residential Home
Edinburgh University Playfair Library
Edinburgh University Teviot Place
Union
Edinburgh Zoo Conference Centre
Elms Eventide House
Eric Liddell Centre
Esk Green House

Fa'side Court Tranent
Ferry Bridge Hotel, North Queensferry
Ferrylea Residential Home
Ford's Road Home
Forrester Rugby Club
Gilmerton Community Centre
Gracemount Community Centre
Greenway Centre Gorebridge
Heriots Rugby Club
Hermitage Court Residential Home Hewlett Packard Social Club, South Queensferry  
Hollycot Lodge
Horizon Club, Restalrig
Holy Cross Church Hall
Holyrood Park Hotel
Homecare House
Howden Centre, Livingston
Houston House Hotel, Uphall
James Gillespie’s High School
Jamieson Place Centre
Juniper Green Village Hall
King James Hotel
King's Manor Hotel
Kirk O' Field Church Hall
Leith Town Hall
Liberton Church Hall
Loanhead Parish Church
Loanhead Miner's Welfare
Mansefield Court
Masonic Hall Currie
Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club Merlin, Morningside
Murrayburn Primary School
Murrayfield Conference Centre (SRU)
Nazareth House Home
Newbattle Abbey College
New Trinity House
North Berwick Day Centre
North Esk Church Hall
Northfield Community Centre
North Leith Church Hall
North Queensferry Community Centre
Norton House Hotel
Old Kirk Hall
Old Manse Dunbar
Old St Paul's Church Hall
Orocho Hotel, South Queensferry
Oxenford Castle
Oyster Catcher Inn, Otter Ferry. L Fyne

Parson’s Green Primary School
Penicuik Bowling Club
Penicuik Town Hall
Pentland Hill Nursing Home
Pentland House Penicuik
Pollock Halls
Polwarth Church Hall
Prestonfield Community Centre
Queensbay Lodge
Roslin Community Centre
Roslin Hotel
Roslin Miners Welfare Centre
Royal College of Physicians
Royal Scots Club
Royston Community Centre
Roxburgh Hotel
Sighthill Bowling Club
Sighthill Community Centre
Silverlea Residential Home
Sheraton Hotel
South Queensferry Community Centre
St. Andrew’s Church Hall
St. Anne's Church Hall
St. Anne's Home
St. Bride's Centre
St. Clair Day Centre
St. Columba's Hospice
St. George’s West Church Hall
St. James Church Hall
St. Kentigerns Church
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Dalmahoy Church Hall
St. Michael's Church Hall
St. Nicholas Church Hall
St. Phillips Church Hall
St. Serf's Chuch Hall
Stenhouse Community Centre Stenhouse Primary School
Stockbridge House
Strathbrock Centre
The Caves, Grassmarket
The Myreside Club
Three Sisters Edinburgh
Tollcross Primary School
Traverse Theatre Foyer
Two Bridges Hotel
Trefoil Centre
Tynecastle High School
Tyneholm Nursing Home
Tyninghame Village Hall
Veitch's Square Residential Home
Viewpoint Housing Association
Walpole Hall
Wester Hailes Baptist Church
Wester Hailes Educational Centre

Auld Spice band 2013

Auld Spice at the Robert Louis Stevenson Monument


COMMENTS FROM GIGS

Officer Commanding Scottish Military Ball

"Thank you for an impressive array of music for The Scottish Military Ball hosted at The Sheraton Grand on Saturday evening. Your playing was enjoyed by all our dancers. 

The folk attending the ball have wide and varied dancing abilities, from those that are quite proficient all the way through  to absolute beginners. It was very encouraging to see that everyone was catered for by the callers."

Performing at the Scottish Military Ball

Extract from letter received April 2010

"This is just a short note to say a very heartflet thank-you to the band for the excellent entertainment that you provided at Ann's party last Saturday night. The mood of the night was set by the band and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves thoroughly. It is often the case at such events that people have to prised from their seats to reluctantly take to the floor but his did not appear to be the case on Saturday

Many of Ann's cousins from down south have spoken of nothing else but the splendid music which was provided but I suspect that many will take a long time to recover from the Orcadian Strip the Willow. Wiser, more experienced souls such as you and I know when to avoid the dance floor!

Seriously though you helped make for a spledid evening .........I will of course be more than delighted to recommend you to anyone seeking a ceilidh band in the future"

Elaine M. Bell, organiser for Gorgie Salvation Army Over 60 Club

"Thank you very much for a great afternoon... the band performed a great and varied programme and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. My own favourite was Ted performing 'The Shoals of Herrin' - that brought a lump to my throat... I will be in touch when compiling next year's syllabus."

Gladys Wall, SWRI
Currie and Balerno News,
June 2007

"We were certainly not disappointed with the entertainment provided by the Auld Spice Ceilidh Band.  This was toe-tapping, hand clapping, sing-along music, very much enjoyed by all who attended.  I would have no hesitation in recommending the group to anyone interested..."

E-mail from Gillian
17th June 2008

"Got your details from a friend at St.Kentagern's Church who told us about the Ceilidh you did there a few weeks ago and she spoke very highly of your band." 

E-mail received

"Thank you so much for making our civil partnership celebrations simply fantastic!  The music was perfect, the dances perfectly matched our variously skilled guests and everyone commented on how amazing a band you were!  Thank you." 

 

Typical Ceilidh Set

Our typical ceilidh sets include (we can provide a caller if required):

 

Gay Gordons
St Bernard's Waltz
Dashing White Sergeant
Strip the Willow
Highland Scottische
Virginia Reel
Military Two Step
Canadian Barn Dance
Eightsome Reel
Britiannia Two Step

Other dances by request

You can download some of our tracks from the 'Band' page

 

 


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