The Hedgehog's Skin

The Hedgehog’s Skin

Ceilidh Band

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The Hexham Christmas Ceilidh
New Years Eve 2017
Hexham Village Band
Public Ceilidhs
Compelling Northumbrian folk music, lively dances and a vibrant atmosphere – these are the hallmarks of a barn dance led by The Hedgehog’s Skin, for over 30 years one of North-East England’s most active and popular traditional bands. People love dancing to their music.

The band’s philosophy is simple: they only play great tunes and they only do great dances, carefully chosen to suit the particular occasion and audience. They come with a friendly, expert caller who explains the dances.

Available for public and private events including weddings, anniversaries, parties and festivals at very reasonable rates, they're based in Hexham in Northumberland, but are happy to play anywhere people would like to dance.

If you’ve danced to The Hedgehog’s Skin already, you’ll need no persuading. If you haven’t, you’re in for a treat!

Fun dances, infectious music - David Oliver and The Hedgehog’s Skin create great ceilidhs.” – Alistair Anderson


New Years Eve

Our inaugural New Year's Eve party in Allendale was........

Whitby Folk Week 2017

We are delighted to have been asked to play at Whitby Folk Week again this year. The band will be playing for ceilidhs and leading sessions throughout the week, which runs from 19th to 25th August. See for more details of the festival.

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