29 June 2010

Scots on the Rocks Chaotic Ceilidh, Millers Point, Sydney (26 June 2010)

Abraham Mott Hall
17 Argyle Place, Millers Point NSW 2000

Chaotic hall of fun

If there's one thing I would add to a list of things to do before you die it would be going to a Scots on the Rocks Chaotic Ceilidh. It's seriously one of funniest things I've ever done and I can't help but laugh at the craziness of it all when so many people are trying to remember the dance steps. Don't be afraid to join in because they'll talk you through all the steps and if you get a bit lost that's all part of the fun and there's sure to be someone around to help guide any lost dancers in the right direction. It's great exercise and for only $20 it included lots of simple party style food for supper at around 9.30 pm along with some true Scottish IRN BRU energy drink to keep your energy levels high. The organisers are very friendly and usually the ones wearing the kilts. Be sure to wear flat shoes and lose clothing to keep you cool from all the fun dancing. The chaotic ceilidh is open to anyone but keep in mind tickets sell quickly once they go on sale so you have to be quick. Check out their website for more details.

Next Chaotic Ceilidh:
When: Saturday, 25 September 2010
Time: 8 pm ‘til 11:30-ish
Cost: Tickets $25 per person
Includes supper, BYO alcohol

Other visits to Scots on the Rocks:
26 June 2010 - Chaotic Ceilidh
26 Sept 2009 - Chaotic Ceilidh

PROS: Lots of fun, Good exercise, Friendly atmosphere, BYOG, Learning Scottish dances
CONS: You'll laugh until your head hurts, You'll get a bit hot and sweaty
MUST TRY: Participating in all the dances

Dancing in the hall

Musicians and dance caller

Supper time

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Anonymous said...

If you love the Irn Bru and Jelly Belly Jelly Beans you can get them from Sugar Fix - www.sugarfix.com.au/

YaYa said...

What a fabulous celebration! I love how in Sydney, even Scottish snack foods includes Vietnamese spring rolls, French biscuits, American jelly beans and the good old sausage roll, we ROCK!

Simon Food Favourites said...

hi anonymous, i'm saving my jelly beans for a rainy day :-)

hi yaya, hehe that's so funny. i never realised all those different styles of food but you're right. i'm still waiting for them to cook up some haggis on the night although there were meat balls :-)

Richard Elliot said...

Ceilidhs are awesome!

Did you strip the willow? Or have a Cumberland reel?

Simon Food Favourites said...

hi richard, i remember the strip the willow was on but it was the one which i was so tired by the end i needed a rest. but it is one of the favourite dances because it's one of the most energetic. not sure about the cumberland reel but quite possibly. i'm not too good with the names of the dances as yet :-)

Spencer @ Moo-Lolly-Bar said...

Looks like a fabulous spread! Any chance of coming round to yours for dinner lol!

Simon Food Favourites said...

hi spencer, certainly was lots of choices :-)

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