Llandovery Folk Dancing     llandoveryfolkdancing.co.uk

Callers/Bands

Dancing at Rhys Prichard Memorial Hall - 15/02/08

Peter Brock

Teaches Scottish, English and Playford dances. Is a ceilidh caller with live band and/or recorded music. Can arrange demonstration dancers.

Available for Weddings, Birthdays or just for 'Fun Days'.

Contact Details

E-mail: peterbrock@beeb.net

Website: badgerfolk.co.uk

Home Phone: 01872 622889



Caffl

An evening of energetic and innovative Celtic roots music. With a line-up that includes Uilleann pipes, fiddle, harp, saxophone, keyboard, bass, drums, bouzouki and assorted woodwind, this five-piece family band offers an exciting, eclectic and lively twist to the traditional music repertoire. Regular callers include Julie Garnham and Jules Rutter.

Contact Details

E-mail: cafflmusic@gmail.com

Facebook: facebook.com/cafflmusic



Helen and George

Fiddlebox

Fiddlebox is a fiddle and box duo who both play and call, using a mixture of Welsh, Klezmer and Celtic tunes. Fiddlebox have a relaxed approach to calling, with the emphasis firmly on having fun. Their twmpath/ceilidh/barndance evenings can include Scottish, Russian, American squares, and Creole dances as well as traditional Welsh and well known favourites.

Contact Details

Website: www.fiddlebox.net

E-mail: helenadamfiddle@gmail.com

Home Phone: 01550 721476

Mobile: 07929 202257



Bear Band

The Bear Band

Music from Wales, England, Ireland, Brittany, America and Beyond.

The Bear Band has been playing for Barn Dances and Ceilidhs over many years, during which time it has built up a strong reputation across South Wales for delivering quality music and a great time. The Band has seen many changes of personnel over the years but is still lead by founding members; Huw Jones on Melodeons and John Howes on Bouzouki, Banjo and Guitar. To complete the current line-up, they are joined by Steve Passmore on Bass and Lyndon Whife on Percussion with Nigel Haworth as their Caller.

Contact Details

Website: www.bearband.co.uk/

E-mail: bearband@hotmail.co.uk

Home Phone: Huw Jones @ 01792 419661



Cadi Ha

twmpath / ceilidh band with Huw John, calling in Welsh or English for weddings, parties, charity events etc. Huw John also able to call with CDs only.

Contact Details

E-mail: huwtwmpath@gmail.com

Home Phone: 07971 590 563



Kath Oakwood

French and Breton dance teacher.

Contact Details

E-mail: k_j_oakwood@yahoo.co.uk

Home Phone: 01792 830 248



The Much Ado Ceilidh Band

The Much Ado Ceilidh Band

Playing traditional dance music with gusto and drive. The band for your ceilidh, twmpath, barn dance, wedding reception or birthday party.

Contact Details

E-mail: alan.oberman@gmail.com

Home Phone: 01982 570 432

Website: www.muchadoband.co.uk



Stray Away

Rough Edge

Swansea's premier Ceilidh Band, provide delightful British and European Folk Music with Celtic heart for listening and dancing. Mesmerising melodies from fiddle, flute and mandolin accompanied by harmonious key-boards and rhythmical bodhran create an array of easy listening tunes and driving dance-floor stomps. 'ROUGH EDGE' is the band for all of your celebrations.

Contact Details

Website: www.roughedgeband.co.uk/



Stray Away

Stray Away

Stray Away are a 5 piece ceilidh band (flute, whistle, guitar, fiddle, bodhran) playing Irish and French music with a driving beat for a great night's dancing.

Ceilidhs for all occasions and abilities.

Contact Details

E-mail: alexa.farley@live.co.uk

Home Phone: 01874 676155



Chris Yemm

Teacher of circle and international dances.

Contact Details

E-mail: cdyem@aol.com

Home Phone: 01873 853 324



Mic Spenceley

Has been a caller for barn dance, ceilidh, twmpath, dance club and festival for 40 years.

Working with live or recorded music, his repertoire caters for beginner to advanced dancers and includes English country dance and Playford style dance along with American contras and squares. Using many of his own compositions he will provide a lively fun evening to cater for all abilities.

Contact Details

Website: spenceley.net

Email michael@spenceley.net

Phone: 01443 476164



DiEnw

Fiddle, accordion, flute, drums, guitar, whistle and concertina, are DiEnw and keenly await a ceilidh/ twmpath, dance display or wedding, so that they may come to 'life' again with their stupendous collection of folk tunes from Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England and Celtic nations.

Sarah Mason

Contact Details

Email sarahlrmason@rocketmail.com

Phone: 01591 610512