London Ceilidh Dances and Barn Dances

New Years on the Farm

When: 
Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 20:30 - Friday, January 1, 2016 - 09:59
Price: 
£17-£25
Venue: 

Norden Farm Cemtre for the Arts
Altwood Road
Maidenhead, SL6 4PF

New Years Eve Celebrations with Cut A Shine in 2015!
 

Raising Pheonix - Zu Studios - Lewes

When: 
Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 20:00 - Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 02:00
Price: 
£18.61
Venue: 

Zu Studios - Lewes

Moseley Folk Festival

When: 
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 12:00 - 23:00
Price: 
from £42
Venue: 

Moseley Folk Hay-Down!

Moseley Folk Hay-Down!

Just So Festival 2015

When: 
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 12:00 - Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 15:02
Price: 
various
Venue: 

Rode Hall, Cheshire.

The Just So Festival Tourist Board are delighted to be welcoming you on our 2015 expedition.

Expect to tour the most curious lands and encounter creatures and characters beyond your wildest dreams. Pack wisely my friends, though you will find all your travelling needs will be met at Grand Central. Visit the Passport Office and the Bureau de change before venturing into the unchartered territory of Just So 2015.

Camp Bestival

When: 
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 12:00 - Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 23:00
Price: 
various
Venue: 

Lulworth Castle, Dorset.

Cut A Shine host a kids hoedown every day in the Travelling Barn at this year's Camp Bestival. Get on down!
 

Citadel Festival (Victoria Park)

When: 
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 12:00 - 23:00
Price: 
£49.95
Venue: 

Victoria Park, London

Conceived and created by the award-winning Wilderness Festival and Superfly – co-creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, two of America’s most prestigious festivals – Citadel is a new one-day spectacular celebrating the pleasures of a summer Sunday afternoon.

Fire in the Mountain V

When: 
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 12:00 - Monday, June 1, 2015 - 12:00
Price: 
VARIOUS
Venue: 

Cwmnewidion Isaf, Aberystwyth, Mid Wales

Ticketing Information:

We are offering "Friends" or "Early Bird" rates on all tickets until mid-January. These are advertised only to people who have been before by email, or on the Facebook group - and of course anyone who has heard about the festival and really wants to come. We'd like to sell out of tickets before taking advertising to keep the event small and intimate. 

St Pat's Craic 2015

When: 
Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 18:00 - Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 03:00
Price: 
£30 for everything, £8 for the dance
Venue: 

The Russet, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT

Tickets with less commission here
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/st-pats-craic-tickets-16028420437
 

Chats Palace February Dance - Valentines Ball

When: 
Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 19:30 - Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 Advance / £10 OTD / £20 membership for all dances
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, E9 6DF

GENUINE APPALACHIAN HOEDOWN AND SQUARE DANCING

14th February - St Valentine's Dance

Lessons: 8pm-9:30
Hoedown: 10pm-11:30pm
DJs: 11:30pm-1am
 
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Chats Palace January Dance - Burns Night

When: 
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 19:00 - Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 Advance / £10 OTD / £20 membership for all dances + more for Haggis tbc
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, E9 6DF

*Burns Night Special*

Doors 7:30pm
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties served in the bar 7:30 - 9pm
Dancing Workshops 8:30 - 9:30pm
Ceilidh 10pm - midnight
DJs in the Bar until 1am

* Please note, this is not a Burns Supper. Food will be available, just not with all the ceremonies. We will, however, have hours and hours of dancing, including earlier workshops to learn some moves.

Burns Night Supper and Ceilidh

When: 
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 19:30 - Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 02:00
Price: 
£28 for 3 course dinner and ceilidh
Venue: 

The Russet, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT
020 3095 9731

DANCE ONLY TICKETS ARE HERE
Dance is 10pm - midnight

 

Cut A Shine Present....

Chats Palace December Dance - Solstice Special!

When: 
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 19:30 - Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 Advance / £10 OTD / £20 membership for all dances
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, E9 6DF

GENUINE APPALACHIAN HOEDOWN AND SQUARE DANCING

25th October
15th November
20th December - Solstice Party
24th January - Burns Night Special with all the trimmings
14th February - Valentine's Ball

Lessons: 8pm-9:30
Hoedown: 10pm-11:30pm
DJs: 11:30pm-1am
 
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East Dulwich Christmas Cracker

When: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 11:00 - 17:00
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

Lordship Lane and New Cross Road

A street festival with all the trimmings
Saturday 6 December
Lordship Lane and North Cross Road, SE22
FREE!

A joyful day to shop in East Dulwich with buskers and performers popping up between shops along Lordship Lane, and a stage of music and performance beside the market on North Cross Road.

see website for all the fab performers here

Chats Palace November Dance

When: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 19:30 - Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 Advance / £10 OTD / £20 membership for all dances
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, E9 6DF

GENUINE APPALACHIAN HOEDOWN AND SQUARE DANCING

25th October
15th November
20th December - Solstice Party
24th January - Burns Night Special with all the trimmings
14th February - Valentine's Ball

Lessons: 8pm-9:30
Hoedown: 10pm-11:30pm
DJs: 11:30pm-1am
 
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Chats Palace October Dance

When: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 19:30 - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 Advance / £10 OTD / £20 membership for all dances
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, E9 6DF

GENUINE APPALACHIAN HOEDOWN AND SQUARE DANCING

25th October
15th November
20th December - Solstice Party
24th January - Burns Night Special with all the trimmings
14th February - Valentine's Ball

Lessons: 8pm-9:30
Hoedown: 10pm-11:30pm
DJs: 11:30pm-1am
 
* * * * * * * * ** * * * * * * *

Kings Place Festival

When: 
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 21:15 - 22:00
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

Kings Place, Kings Cross

Rip rip rip it up in Kings Cross

 

For more info click here

BESTIVAL - our 10th Anniversary gig!

When: 
Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 12:53 - 23:00
Price: 
see website
Venue: 

Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight

It all started here. Rob da Bank was brave enough to book this ragged band of folky hopefuls and wannabees for his second ever festival on the Isle of Wight. Since then, we've been back every year. 2014 will be the 10th Anniversary of the band as a festival band, and the 10th time we've made our way over the Solent to entertain the good people of Bestival.

Does this make us veterans? or just old fuddy duddies not wanting to camp in tents anymore? Nah! Folk is for life. Let's 'av it!

Mosely Folk Festival

When: 
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 15:00 - 16:00
Venue: 

Moseley, Birmingham

tbc

Hearne Bay Festival

When: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 12:50 - 20:00
Venue: 

tbc

tbc

Off Grid Festival

When: 
Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 18:00 - 23:00
Price: 
from £60
Venue: 

Fernhill Farm, Somerset

Cut A Shine and Kidnap Alice perform Sunday Night....

 

20:00 - 20:45 Kidnap Alice
21:00 - 22:00 Cut A Shine
22:00 - 23:00 Rock N Roll DJ

Just So Festival

When: 
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 17:30 - 23:30
Venue: 

Rode Hall Parkland, Chesire.

Cut A Shine + Kidnap Alice + Flat Foot Dancing workshop
Just So Festival 2014

A beautiful family focussed festival. We're chuffed to be coming back to entertain the masses on Friday 15th August. Join us there!

First learn some traditional Flat Foot Dancing with Ms Alice Cade - who won a prize at Galax Old Time Fiddle Convention in Virginia, so she knows what she's doing!

Then, join the whole Cut A Shine gang for a huge ol' hoedown 18:30 - 20:00 and show us your moves!

Just So Festival

When: 
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 12:31 - 23:00
Venue: 

Rode Hall Park, Cheshire

Cut A Shine and Kidnap Alice join in the fun at this beautiful family focussed event in Cheshire.

Flatfoot workshop courtesy of Ms. Alice Cade, award winning dancer!

Then, join us round the campfire for some acoustic sing a longs and tunes from the band(s)

 

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BoomTown - WildWest

When: 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 20:29 - 21:30
Price: 
from £150
Venue: 

England.

Cut A Shine Hoedown join a stellar line up of the best of the UK funky and leftfield Americana, Bluegrass and Old Time Scene at this years Boomtown Fair. Twangtastic times ahead boys and girls - they're building an entire Wild West Township for us!
 

www.boomtownfair.co.uk

Camp Bestival

When: 
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 12:22 - Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 23:22
Venue: 

Lulworth Castle, Dorset

Can it be true? Can we really be hosting the biggest ever family hoedown on the Sunday on the mainstage? Be there to find out!

City of London Festival

When: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 16:00 - 20:00
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

tbc

Kidnap Alice @ Pewsey Village Hall

When: 
Friday, July 4, 2014 - 19:00 - 23:00
Venue: 

Pewsey Village Hall

Fire in the Mountain - Tân Yn Y Mynydd 2014

When: 
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 12:00 - Monday, June 2, 2014 - 12:00
Price: 
£95
Venue: 

Cwmnewidion Isaf, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Mid Wales

www.twoforjoy.co.uk/fire-in-the-mountain

River Cottage Food Fair

When: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 10:00 - 20:30
Price: 
from £7.50
Venue: 

River Cottage HQ, Park Farm, Trinity Hill, Devon, EX13 8TB

Good Healthy Food and Good Healthy Fun
Cut A Shine @ River Cottage
24th May 2014

 

About the Event:
Come and join us at our brand new River Cottage Food Fair. This year we’ve combined our Spring and Autumn Fairs, to make one glorious show which will be bigger and better than you’ve ever seen here before. Plus we have special early bird prices, so get your ticket now!
 

Fanny's Meadow

When: 
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:00 - 23:30
Price: 
from £15
Venue: 

Secret Somerset Location

Cut A Shine join in the fun at Fanny's Meadow - a weekend mini-festival in Somerset.
 

Stompin' Dave at the Exmouth Theatre

When: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 19:00 - 23:00

details tbc

http://www.stompindave.com/bluegrass.htm

St Patrick's Banquet and Ceili Dance

When: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 19:00 - Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 01:00
Price: 
£5 to Reserve in Advance / £18 Banquet / £6 Dance and Music
Venue: 

The Russet, Hackney Downs Studios, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT

Cut A Shine and The Russet present a St Patrick's Day Banquet and Ceili Dance - an evening of fine dining, dancing, ceremony and song in celebration of the Ireland's infamous Patron Saint.
 

Klezmer Keilidh!

When: 
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 19:00 - Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 Advance / £10 OTD
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, London E9 6DF

Monthly Dances at Chats Palace
Klezmer Keilidh!
8th March 2014

Join the London Klezmer Quartet for a Barn Dance - Yiddish Stlye!

Learn and Dance raucous Eastern European Yiddish Dances to a Live Klezmer Band... With “Gypsy and Balkan Beat” all the rage – come learn the authentic dance moves. Like a big fat wedding dance everyone is invited to.

Chat's Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, London E9 6DF

The Travelling Tavern

When: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 20:00 - Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 05:00
Price: 
£12.50/£15
Venue: 

London Fields Brewery

Bringing you the best in bootleg blues, juke joint jazz and howling hoedown all night long. Fine ales, even finer musicians, and the most fabulous-footed crowd in fair London town, The Travelling Tavern is the best of yesteryear, catapulted through mystical spacetime for your partying pleasure, today.
 
Website: www.rumpusparty.co.uk
 

Amore

When: 
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 19:00 - Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 01:00
Price: 
£23 for dinner and dance, £5 for dance only
Venue: 

The Russet, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT

WE'VE POSTPONED THIS EVENT UNTIL LATER IN APRIL
DOUBLE BOOKING AT VENUE
APOLOGIES TO ALL
SOMETIMES SH*T HAPPENS

There is however a bangin' warehouse party on at The Russet instead

The Russet and Cut A Shine Present....
Amore.
A celebration of French Food, Culture, Wine, Dance and Love.

When: Saturday 15th February

Burns Night Ceilidh - 25th January

When: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 20:00 - 23:59
Price: 
£8 Advance
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, East London, E9 6DF

Cut A Shine Monthly Dance at Chats Palace
Burns Night Ceilidh Special

Doors: 8pm
First Dance: 9pm
Last Dance: 11pm
Drinks in the Bar + DJ: 11-12am

Cut A Shine Monthly Dances continue into 2014 with a Ceilidh celebrating Burns Night.

Join us for a host of Scottish Dances including The Gay Gordons, The Eightsome Reel, The Dashing White Sargeant, and of course, Strip The Willow.

Food

Burns Night Supper - 24th January

When: 
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 19:00 - 23:50
Price: 
£28 for Banquet and Dance, £8 Dance Only
Venue: 

The Russet, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT

The Russet and Cut A Shine Present....

A Burns Night Supper and Ceilidh

Friday 24th January

Tonight is all about the Supper and Ceremony: Piping in the Haggis, Toasts to the Laddies and Lassies, and the Immortal Memory of Robert Burns.

XMAS Ceilidh at Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

When: 
Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 19:30 - 22:30
Price: 
£4
Venue: 

Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

Join Rich Mix in the festivities this Christmas with special screenings of our favourite films and Christmas ceilidh to get you in the spirit.
 
For families we have Tim Burtons fantastical The Nightmare Before Christmas followed by the opportunity to meet Santa Claus in our custom made grotto. Tickets include hot chocolate, a visit to Santa who will be giving out special goody bags (depending on whether you’ve been naughty or nice or course!).
 
 

Cut A Shine Christmas Party with Sheelanagig

When: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 20:00 - Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 02:00
Price: 
£8 Advance, £10 on the door
Venue: 

Chats Palace,  42-44 Brooksby's Walk, East London, E9 6DF

East London Hoedown Party III: XMAS Special with Sheelanagig.

Doors: 8pm
Cut A Shine Ceilidh: 9-11pm
Sheelanagig: 11:30 - 12:30
After Party 12:30 - 2am

DJs on Rotation and in the Bar
Lord Clarke - spinning Rocksteady, Blues, Vintage RnB and all things Skanky and Dancey
Molly Carol - whacky fun "old" music that should never be forgotten.

Bristol Dance @ The Canteen

When: 
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 20:00 - 23:30
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

The Canteen, Bristol.

Bristol! Get your hoes down at the hoedown. 

Kidnap Alice Residency at the Scolt Head - November

When: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 20:00 - 23:30
Venue: 

The Scolt Head
107A Culford Rd London, Greater London N1 4HT
www.thescolthead.co.uk

Kidnap Alice Residency at The Scolt Head

London Remixed Festival 2013

When: 
Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 20:00 - Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 03:00
Price: 
£10 Early Bird
Venue: 

Multiple Venues Across Shoreditch

LONDON REMIXED FESTIVAL: THE LIVE MUSIC CULTURE CLASH
 
“London is the remix”
 
1 NIGHT - 7 STAGES – 4 VENUES - 1 TICKET – SHOREDITCH 
FIRST NAMES ANNOUNCED + EARLY BIRD TICKETS £10
 
Two For Joy Proudly host The Folk Ghetto!
 

Ceilidh Soundclash: Cut A Shine vs The Monster Ceilidh Band vs Fitty Gomash

When: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 19:30 - Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 02:00
Price: 
£10 Advance
Venue: 

Chats Palace,  42-44 Brooksby's Walk, East London, E9 6DF

Ceilidh Soundclash: Cut A Shine vs The Monster Ceilidh Band vs Fitty Gomash

For the second installment of the Cut A Shine Monthly Dances at Chats Palace we draft in rip roaring ceilidh bands from The West and The North for Ceilidh Soundclash.

From Bristol comes folk boy-band-esque Fitty Gomash to rip a scrumpy drinking shaped hole in our trendy little Hackney Lifestyle.

Blowin' A Hooley! Bristol Ceilidh Nights with Fitty Gomash

When: 
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 20:00 - Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 01:00
Price: 
£8
Venue: 

All Hallows Hall, All Hallows Road, Easton, Bristol

Our good friends and Finest Bristolian Ceilidh Purveyors Fitty Gomash Launch Night for regular dances in Easton. Come get you some. 

Kidnap Alice Residency at the Scolt Head - October

When: 
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 20:00 - 23:30
Venue: 
The Scolt Head
107A Culford Rd London, Greater London N1 4HT

Kidnap Alice Monthly Residency at The Scolt Head.
Halloween Spook-Folk Special!

East London Hoedown Party I : with Scottish Pipers Ross and Jarlath

When: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 20:00 - Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 "Early Bird" Tickets
Venue: 

Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, East London, E9 6DF

Launch of the Cut A Shine Residency at Chats Palace
 
Featued Band: Ross Ainslee and Jarlath Henderson. 
http://www.rossainslie.com/
 
Doors: 8pm
First Dance: 8:30pm
Second Dance Set: 9:45
Ross and Jarlath: 11pm
Close: 1am
 

By the River Sunday Sessions - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

When: 
Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 12:00 - 17:00
Price: 
TOTALLY FREE!
Venue: 

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. E20 3BB

As Summer draws to a close make the best of the great outdoors at this lovely new super designed park . It's a great place to go on a Sunday - for a stroll, cup of tea and live music!

Continental Drifts and Cut A Shine present an afternoon of music at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This is part of a season of Acoustic Live Music Events in the park.

Playing Live between 12 and 5pm:

Cut A Shine Barn Dance
Kidnap Alice
Stomping Dave and his Bluegrass Band

see you there!
 

Kidnap Alice Residency at the Scolt Head - September

When: 
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 20:00 - 23:30
Price: 
a paltry £4
Venue: 

The Scolt Head
107A Culford Rd London, Greater London N1 4HT
www.thescolthead.co.uk

Kidnap Alice Monthly Residency at The Scolt Head.

Cut A Shine and Friends @ Bestival 2013

When: 
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 13:20 - Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 13:20
Price: 
£190
Venue: 

Isle of Wight

2013 will be the 8th time Cut A Shine have doh-si-doh'd across the Solent to host a hoedown at Bestival. That's right, we first made the jolly jaunt in 2005 – doesn't time fly when you're having fun, and there's nothing more fun that a traditional old-school hoedown. Come rave with us like it's 1856.