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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The Ultimate Top 100 Scottish Wedding Venue List

In Scotland we have so many great venues: castles and cottages to boats and student halls…And the Jiggers are the Scottish ceilidh band who have played them all. We were spoilt for choice when making this list! So, in alphabetical order, this is a list of wedding venues in Scotland you might be interested to check out. If you’re on … Continued

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Scottish Wedding Music Advice | A typical Wedding Schedule In Scotland

The Jiggers Scottish ceilidh band have played well over 1000 weddings in venues across Scotland. We’ve written this blog post as a guide for brides and grooms who are planning their wedding day schedule, and looking for a bit of Scottish wedding music advice. Of course, you don’t have to do it this way. We’re always very flexible: it’s your Big … Continued