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If you’ve found our website it might be because you’re looking for a ceilidh band for your event.

The Freedom Fields Ceilidh Band performs for all events including weddings, festivals, fundraising gigs and parties and we’d love to play for you. Between us we’ve performed at hundreds of events and know how to create a memorable occasion that leaves your guests smiling.

The band repertoire draws upon a rich heritage of traditional folk music, featuring a wide selection of infectious English, Scottish and Irish folk tunes to get you moving on the dance floor. You can hear how we sound in our media section, or better still, come and meet the band and see how we perform and interact – we live and breathe traditional music and can be found most weeks playing in one of the many traditional pub folk sessions in and around Devon.

If you want to know more about ceilidh’s and how a ceilidh works, we’ve written some articles which you can find in our Ceilidh Articles and FAQ pages.

Jake plays for a Cornwall  Wedding Ceilidh

Packages Options

Award Winning DJ

Our highly experienced award winning DJ and disco add-on can seamlessly transition your event from ceilidh to disco at a fraction of the cost of two suppliers and with less admin for you!

Lighting Add-On

As well as our high specification professional PA sound system, we can provide additional performance lighting to add ambience and atmosphere to your event.

Reception Music

We can provide a traditional folk session backing to your wedding reception or event. The addition of unamplified tunes in the bar played by musicians from the band adds great atmosphere to your event and gets your guests excited for the ceilidh to follow!

Flexible Band Size

Our core five piece band can be scaled down to a three piece for certain smaller events or scaled upto eight musicans or more for a really exciting and dynamic sound!


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    From the Blog

    Plymouth Halloween Ceilidh, Friday 27th October 2023

    Plymouth Halloween Ceilidh, Friday 27th October 2023

    Summer Brixham Wedding Ceilidh

    Summer Brixham Wedding Ceilidh

    BBC Radio Cornwall Interview

    BBC Radio Cornwall Interview

    Theatre Royal Plymouth Barn Dances!

    Theatre Royal Plymouth Barn Dances!


    Some Frequently Asked Questions

    What is a Ceilidh?

    What is a Ceilidh?

    If you are planning to book a ceilidh for your wedding, party or event, it's important you book the right sort of ceilidh. In this article we explain the different type of ceilidhs and which sort is right for your event.
    Why have a Ceilidh?

    Why have a Ceilidh?

    There's lots of great reasons to have a ceilidh at your event, but here's some you might not have thought of.
    How Much Does a Ceilidh Cost?

    How Much Does a Ceilidh Cost?

    The cost of booking a ceilidh band will depend on a number of factors including the number of musicians, the date, the performance time and travel distance. Generally speaking you should expect to budget between Β£750 for a compact lineup to around Β£1500 if you are opting for our full lineup with disco add-on and lighting package in peak season. Fridays in February are always going to be cheaper than a Saturday in June when demand is the highest. In this article we tell you what factors affect the cost and how we can provide an package that fits your budget.


    A stunning and perfect setting for tonight's Dartmoor wedding ceilidh. The 15th century Great Barn in Ashton.
    It was a full house last night for our public Halloween Ceilidh in Plymouth!  An energetic and up-for-it crowd packed the dancefloor from the moment we opened the doors til closing time. Let's do it again! Christmas Ceilidh anyone? #ceilidh #ceilidhband  #barndance #devonceilidh
    The Wembury crowd know how to party! The dancefloor was packed from start to finish at Kylie and Jamie's brilliant wedding at the amazing Hareston Manor yesterday. Possibly the most raucous ceilidh ever - absolutely beautiful mayhem - followed by our dancefloor jamming disco. A beautiful couple, a fantastic venue and an absolutely insane party! 

#weddingband #weddingceilidh #weddingdisco #devonceilidh
    What do a ceilidh band do on a night off? Find more tunes! Session in The Dolphin Plymouth this evening. 10 fiddles so far #folkmusic #folksession #ceilidhband
    Wow, what a fantastic afternoon at The Nudge Union Street Party! 

We were there with the Theatre Royal Plymouth bringing the Barn Dance 🀠

A colourful crowd swang, galloped, do-si-doed and polkaed in the afternoon Sunshine assisted by the enigmatic Acid Morris and @sarahfarrowjones! 

A fantastic community event for a fantastic community 😍

#unionstreetparty2023 #barndance 

(Thanks to Mark Fitzsimons for the photos)
    The Nudge Union Street Party is coming to life! We'll be bringing the Theatre Royal Barndance at 3:15pm and it's free! Come and join us for a dance πŸ€ πŸ’ƒπŸŽ»πŸ•Ί #barndance #unionstreetparty
    What a fantastic night we had in Newquay last night! A wild ceilidh overlooking the beach with brilliant guests and endless laughter followed with our pro-disco setup just as the storm rolled in from the sea bringing everyone onto the dancefloor. πŸ•ΊπŸŽ»πŸ’ƒ

There was also free Pick'n'Mix 🀩

An evening to remember!

#cornwallceilidh #weddingceilidh #ceilidhband #stablenewquay
    Great night last night! A fun barndance in the beautiful rolling hills of East Dartmoor. A perfect way to spend a late Summer evening! #barndance #devonceilidh
    Tickets for our Halloween Ceilidh are on sale now at

25% of tickets already sold with seven weeks to go - don't delay! 

#ceilidh #halloween
    We're hosting a public Halloween Ceilidh on Friday 27th October from 7:30pm!

Β£8 advance / Β£10 door

Tickets available now from

#ceilidhband #ceilidh #barndance
    We had an amazing time last night celebrating Jo and Mary's wedding in Totnes. 

Their wildly enthusiastic guests packed the dancefloor from the moment we started until the moment we finished - so busy was it, we abandoned the usual short break and just played straight through!

What a great night! Definitely one to remember

#ceilidhband #devonceilidh #weddingceilidh #weddingband
    We had a fabulous time at Carly and Colin's wonderful coastal wedding in July. It always means so much to us to receive a lovely 5 star review like this 😍

You can read the full review here

#ceilidhband #weddingceilidh