Why choose Chris Jewell? 

Chris Jewell is an experienced ceilidh & barn dance caller with over 40 years experience working throughout North Devon and the South West.  
Chris has worked at local Weddings, Hotels, Holiday Parks, Birthday Parties, Fundraising Events, Charities, private parties and a lot more. 

Chris has previously called at 

English Folk Dance & Song Society HQ 


Glyndebourne Opera House 


The Launch Party of Microsoft Windows 95 


Grand Hotel Brighton 


Chippenham  Festival 


Broadstairs Folk Festival 



Chris Jewell provides Ceilidh & Barn Dance calling with recorded music using a high quality PA system. This is a cheaper alternative to Ceilidh & Barn Dance calling with live music and can sometimes be organised at much shorter notice. A live band can also be arranged through Chris if you would prefer. 

Short Notice Bookings 

You may be able book Chris Jewell to call at your ceilidh or barn dance with recorded music at short notice. Calling with recorded music is much easier to organise than with a band as only one person needs to have that date clear. Please check availability and pricing. 

Full member of the EFDSS 

Chris Jewell is a full member of the English Folk Dance and Song Society and has public liability insurance through them. 

Working throughout Devon 

Chris covers the whole of North Devon providing ceilidh and barn dance including Barnstaple, Bideford, Ilfracombe, South Molton, Braunton, Torrington, Holsworthy, Okehampton, Bude, Exeter, Plymouth, Newton Abbot. 

Discuss your requirements 

Call Chris Jewell to discuss your requirements today. 
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