Venue Review: Houstoun House, Livingston

Macdonald Houstoun House We come to a favourite venue of the Jiggers – Macdonald Houstoun House! Location It is in quite a nice secluded spot near Livingston just west of Edinburgh, and has acres of woodland around it. Quirky Features Houstoun House’s historical claim-to-fame is that they were visited by Mary Queen of Scots, so it’s a fairly historic building! It’s … Continued

Venue Review: Dalhousie Castle, Bonnyrigg

Dalhousie Castle Dalhousie Castle is a regular haunt of the Jiggers! Location Dalhousie Castle & Aqueous Spa is in Bonnyrigg on the banks of the River Esk. It’s a 13th century fortress, and it’s in a large estate with woods and parks – very luxurious surroundings. Quirky Features Dalhousie holds the title of ‘Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited Castle’. This venue has … Continued

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9 Edinburgh Wedding Venues from a Band Perspective

If you are a newly engaged couple, we know it’s a lot of work to find everything you need to create a perfect wedding day, so we thought we would show you The Jiggers 9 favourite venues in and around Edinburgh. 1. Our Dynamic Earth has quite a variety of different locations for your wedding party, from the Biosphere (which has … Continued

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Venue Review: House For An Art Lover, Glasgow

A popular wedding venue where the Jiggers are regularly invited to play is Glasgow’s House For An Art Lover in Bellahouston park. (It’s just round the corner from where the band is based, which is nice!). This is the venue of choice for lovers of Charles Rennie Mackintosh art and architecture. The venue has an upstairs section for the reception ceremony … Continued

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Wedding at Edinburgh Zoo | Ceilidh Band Review

Julie and Peter had their wedding at Edinburgh Zoo. They booked the Jiggers ceilidh band and DJ for their party. We arrived and set up for the evening entertainment, and since there was a bit of time to kill before the start of the ceilidh, we were allowed to go for a wander around the zoo, free of charge! Edinburgh … Continued

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Boturich Castle

Scotland is a great place to get married. You rarely have to travel more than 10 minutes from any point in the country to find a really beautiful backdrop for your wedding celebration. One of the best things about being in a ceilidh band is the fact that we get to perform in some of the most beautiful places in Scotland. … Continued