The Rips at Andrew and Ali's Wedding in Falkirk, Scotland

JUN 29 2013
Up in the bonny banks of Scotland we played at a castle on a hill! There was plenty of kilts paraded around, and lots of dancing, which isn't always the best combination. Ha! The special Alley Cat and Slosh dance created a a great Scottish party atmosphere, ...

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The Rips Party Band at Claire & Simon Westray's wedding at Allerton Castle in North Yorkshire

AUG 25 2012
  As we drove through the gatehouse of Allerton Castle we were expecting it to look grand, but by heck it was indeed! We felt like we were travelling back in tinoble and wouldn't have been suprised if a nobleman had rode out and greeted us on his ...

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Over the hills and far away!

AUG 11 2012
Our trip to Cockermouth was an interesting one! We took a slight detour and ended up taking a trip through the centre of the mountains, and found ourselves opening and closing gates in order to stop the sheep from running loose! Fortunately we'd set off nice ...

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Zoe & Claire

AUG 4 2012
Tonight was a blast! The venue (Sutton in Craven) had quality acoustics and was filled to the brim with party-goers celebrating Zoe and Clare's union! The crowd was mixed with ages old and young, but no matter the style of song we played all of them were ...

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Mr & Mrs Lawson

AUG 3 2012
So, our first blog entry. Tonight was a good one to start on I must say! The bride and groom looked great, although I have to admit I was a bit concerned when I saw the groom with his hands around the hips of another woman on the dance floor, untilI realised ...

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