The Hedgehog's Skin New Year Party

A fabulous Northumbrian ceilidh with great music, dancing, songs, food, drink and fun, featuring some of the region's finest traditional entertainers

Monday 31st December 2018

7:30pm - 11:30pm, ending in time for the Tar Bar'ls

(Doors open from 6:45).

Allendale Village Hall
Tickets priced 25 (20 students) are available now at:

The Hedgehog's Skin played for the annual NYE ceilidh in Allendale Village Hall, run by Larry and Carrie Winger, from 2006. It has always been a wonderful night, with the village hall packed full of people dancing (not to mention enjoying Carrie's great food), before heading out to the Allendale Tar Bar'ls by midnight. Larry and Carrie stepped back from the event after 2015, and the band took over organising the event. From 2018 we will be running it in partnership with the Allen Valleys Folk Festival. While ceilidh dancing remains the focus of the night, there will also be a number of fabulous special guest spots and performances, as well as a festive supper.

Tickets will be 25 (20 for students). Booking information will be available shortly. For provisional reservations, please contact

Please note: in 2016 this event was sold out before the end of November, and in 2017 before the end of October. For everyone's safety and comfort we have to be strict about limiting the number of people attending. Please order your tickets early if you want to be sure of a place.

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