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Devon's Sheer Hopody Barn Dance Ceilidh Band is fun for everyone at your Wedding Reception, Wedding Anniversary or Birthday Party

Sheer Hopody Barn Dance Band

"The Kings of English Ceilidh"

Sheer Hopody Barn Dance Band playing for a wedding ceilidh at The Ash Barton Estate, Braunton, North Devon

Fun for Everyone at your Wedding Reception, Wedding Anniversary, Birthday Party...

A Barn Dance (or 'English Ceilidh') is a great way of celebrating your special occasion.  Let our lively, Devon-based ceilidh band entertain you and your guests with a wide range of 'up-beat' English folk music, while our 'caller' leads you through the steps.  You can't go wrong?  Oh yes you can - and all the more fun for everyone!

If you've been to a barn dance before, you'll know that this really is the way for all your guests to enjoy themselves.  No-one need get left out: mixing is guaranteed. All much more friendly than a disco (though many of our clients choose to have a barn dance first, with a disco later).

About the Bands...

Our ceilidh bands are available in three different 'flavours' from a 4-piece with melodeon, guitar, bass and flute - up to a 'full-bodied' 6-piece offering fiddle and saxophone as well. The result is good, solid, danceable music that sounds great, and yet is very easy on the ear. Whatever the line-up, we'll bring the best english ceilidh music to your event almost anywhere in Devon, Somerset, Dorset or Cornwall, but if your event is for something special such as a wedding, birthday or anniversary, then we would recommend that you choose our 5- or 6-piece line-up.

Read more about the bands.

Our Caller

Adrian Brayley was our original caller back in 1995, and he's still with us! With his hallmark gentle manner he'll guide you through each dance with good humour and patience. Whether expert barn-dancer or total novice, you'll find Adrian's amiable style and many years' experience the perfect guarantee of an excellent ceilidh.

Sounds Good?

It certainly does! For us, the sound quality is as important as the quality of the musicians. Our carefully chosen, high quality modern equipment, coupled with good technical expertise, ensures that the overall performance is first class: good dance music should be loud enough to dance to but still be pleasant to listen to. We make sure of that!

How much will it cost?

This really depends on when and where the dance will be and the size of band you choose. As a guide, a barn dance or ceilidh somewhere in the Exeter/Crediton area of Devon would cost £590 for the 4-piece band and caller. However, if this is for a very special occassion such as a wedding or anniversary, we would very much recommend one of the larger line-ups. Detailed options are given on our Barn Dance Band Menu.

Will we deliver the goods?

Well, we've been doing barn dances and ceilidhs in Devon and beyond since 1995 and have never let anyone down or failed to meet their expectations. Indeed, on the contrary - read some of the comments from previous clients.

Photo of Noami and Russ on their wedding day.

"Dear Sheer Hopody,

Just a quick note to say a big THANK YOU for playing at our wedding. The music and dancing were brilliant... We had a fantastic day and have lots of lovely memories. Thank you for helping to make our day that extra bit special.

Best wishes,

Naomi and Russ"


"To Everyone in Sheer Hopody,

We just wanted to say a huge thank you for your performance at our wedding at the Manor House. What a wonderful evening! Everyone had such a great time and so many of our friends and relatives are still talking about it - we have an awful lot of converts to barn-dancing!!

You really did make it a wonderful party.

Best Regards,

Will & Clare"


Read many more testimonials...

Enquire within...

If you would like Sheer Hopody Barn Dance Band to help you celebrate your special occasion in style, please contact us via our:

Book your barn dance band direct using our [Enquiry Form] and avoid the cost of an agency!

Party Time with Devon's Sheer Hopody! Barn Dance Band

Sheer Hopody is one of a number of excellent barn dance (ceilidh) bands performing in Devon, West Somerset and North Cornwall, and throughout the South West of England. If we cannot help you for your particular occasion, we may well be able to recommend some other west country barn dance bands you could ask.

We are happy to receive enquiries for corporate entertainment, product launches, team-building events, indeed anything where you need top quality folk musicians, with or without our caller.

You may be thinking of having live music at other times during your celebration, and with our wide range of professional musical contacts in Devon and throughout the West Country, we would be more than happy to arrange this for you, - or put you in touch directly if you prefer.

For booking enquiries, please use our online enquiry form.

For general enquiries or comments, please get in touch via our ssMail::ContactMe Form.Thank you.

Sheer Hopody Barn Dance Band
Devon, England, UK

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