A (very) brief history of the band

The Cambridge University Ceilidh Band is a relative newcomer to the folk societies in Cambridge, having only being founded in 1994. Since then the band has grown rapidly both in numbers and reputation.

Committees Past and Present

For contact details for the current committee click here.

2020/21

Tom WylliePresidentPaul Martin, James Rhodes and Caro ApplebySecretaryErik RosenbergTreasurerLauren WillisSocial SecretaryDaniel GrowcottLogistics OfficerAlexander SimpsonEquipment OfficerSarah MartinTour SecretaryJames RhodesWebmaster
No picture
Charlotte WaygoodGeneral Member
Holly DavisGeneral Member

2019/20

Eilidh RiversPresidentTom WyllieSecretaryDaniel GrowcottTreasurerSongyuan ZhaoSocial SecretaryKatie BarrowmanLogistics OfficerJohn BusherEquipment OfficerFinn MandersTour SecretaryJames RhodesWebmasterAlexander SimpsonGeneral MemberLauren WillisGeneral MemberStella DixonGeneral Member

2018/19

Isaac UdenPresidentSongyuan ZhaoSecretaryRobbie SewellTreasurerJaap SaersSocial SecretaryJohn BusherLogistics OfficerStephanie MartinEquipment OfficerLeo MiddletonTour SecretaryTom WyllieWebmasterEilidh RiversGeneral Member

2017/18

Eleanor FergusonPresidentIsaac UdenSecretary
No picture
Nikhil HandaTreasurer
Alice McDowellSocial SecretaryPaul MartinLogistics OfficerClare WoodEquipment OfficerStephanie MartinTour SecretaryCarl TurnerWebmasterKatie BarrowmanGeneral Member
No picture
Martha RadbourneGeneral Member
Sarah MartinGeneral Member

2016/17

David SohrPresidentPaul MartinSecretaryDavid BarleyTreasurerSongyuan ZhaoSocial SecretaryHarriet MeredithEquipment OfficerEleanor FergusonTour SecretaryRuth FranklinWebmasterAlice McDowellGeneral MemberLucy OswaldGeneral Member

2015/16

Robin FaireyPresidentKatie DoigSecretaryRuth FranklinTreasurerSongyuan ZhaoSocial SecretaryTamsin WhitfieldEquipment OfficerPatrick WilsonTour SecretaryCarl TurnerWebmasterClare WoodGeneral MemberDavid SohrGeneral MemberJaap SaersGeneral Member

2014/15

Stephanie OliverPresidentTamsin WhitfieldSecretaryChloe WoodsTreasurerTim DaviesSocial SecretaryNikki RoyleLogistics OfficerPaul MartinEquipment OfficerOwen Jordan with Yarden BrodyTour SecretaryCarl TurnerWebmaster (website)Miffy MifsudWebmaster (mailing lists)Jaap SaersGeneral MemberKym NeilGeneral MemberLucy OswaldGeneral Member

2013/14

Owen JordanPresidentTim DaviesSecretarySarah GowenTreasurerCaroline ApplebySocial SecretaryPaul MartinEquipment OfficerRoss HenrywoodEquipment OfficerFiona LoveTour SecretaryMiffy MifsudWebmasterEleanor FallowsGeneral MemberPolly RayGeneral MemberTamsin WhitfieldGeneral Member

2012/13

Rachel CullumPresidentDavid ArnoldSecretaryAmelia PennyTreasurerFiona LoveSocial SecretaryMatt CooperEquipment OfficerNikki RoyleTour SecretaryTom FurnivalWebmasterBethany MegsonGeneral MemberDanielle AinsworthGeneral MemberJames MacphersonGeneral MemberPaul MartinEquipment Helper

2011/12

Tom FurnivalPresidentFliss DaviesSecretaryRobert MayTreasurerChris PowellSocial SecretaryRoss HenrywoodEquipment OfficerPatrick FraserTour SecretaryWill BainbridgeWebmasterAmelia PennyGeneral MemberDavid ArnoldGeneral MemberPaul MartinGeneral MemberYarden BrodyMusical Director

2010/11

James McNamaraPresidentOli JonesSecretaryLaura HillTreasurerJoe RogersSocial SecretaryRoss HenrywoodEquipment OfficerPaul MartinTour SecretaryWill BainbridgeWebmasterRobert MayGeneral MemberRosie ReadingGeneral MemberYarden BrodyGeneral Member

2009/10

Caoimhe McKearneyPresidentOwen WoodsSecretaryHolly EastTreasurerSteve SterrySocial SecretaryRobin Fairey and Paul MartinEquipment OfficerFlorence PrivettTour SecretaryYarden BrodyWebmasterEmmy GoodbyGeneral MemberLizzie AtkinsonGeneral Member

2008/09

Alison RowleyPresidentJulia GrahamSecretaryColm SheppardTreasurerFlorence PrivettSocial SecretaryPeter GyringEquipment OfficerCatie KnoxTour SecretaryChris DorisWebmasterPaul MartinGeneral Member

2007/08

Davy EvansPresident
No picture
Paddy BuckenhamSecretary
Alison NimmoTreasurerMia CuthbertsonSocial SecretaryRobin FaireyEquipment OfficerAlison RowleyTour OrganiserPaul MartinWebmasterJulia GrahamGeneral Member
No picture
Liz GoodallGeneral Member

2006/07

Katy HayesPresidentBarry SmithPresidential AdministratorRachelle ArulananthamSecretaryStephanie ColeTreasurerPatrick BeldonSocial SecretaryJane HewardEquipment OfficerFreya MorrisseyTour OrganiserPaul MartinWebmasterDavy EvansMusical Director

2005/06

Barry SmithPresidentDavid AskewSecretary
No picture
Katie BarberTreasurer
Hayley GullenSocial SecretaryJane HewardEquipment Officer
No picture
Candida Caldicott-BullTour Organiser
Paul MartinWebmaster

2004/05

No picture
Ellie CornfordPresident
No picture
Grant HyslopSecretary
No picture
Katie BarberTreasurer
No picture
Sarah WaldmanSocial Secretary
No picture
Stuart FoxEquipment Officer
No picture
Sandy AbrahamsTour Organiser
No picture
Robin FaireyWebmaster

Who designed an earlier version of the current website

No picture
Jon JowettGenerally Helpful Person

2003/04

No picture
Peet HartPresident

'President Peet'

No picture
Stuart FoxSecretary

'Secretary Stuart'

No picture
Zoe HaywardTreasurer
No picture
Sali TomsSocial Secretary

'Social Secretary Sali'

No picture
Grant HyslopEquipment Officer
No picture
Candida Caldicott-BullTour Organiser
No picture
Robin FaireyWebmaster

2002/03

No picture
Chip McClurePresident

Memorable Quotes:

"That leaves us with 4,no 3. 5! 6!"

No picture
Mike CrippsSecretary
No picture
Ellie CraneTreasurer