Ben performs regularly with six-piece English ceilidh band The Diatonics, appearing at ceilidh clubs and festivals across the country including Sidmouth Folkweek, Towersey Festival and Shrewsbury Folk Festival. You can hear a medley of the Diatonics' music here:






Ben also plays and calls with Ceilidh Tree, Ceilidh Factor and CeiliMax, providing music for weddings, parties and functions with a variety of English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh repertoire.

He has run workshops for groups of all ages in ceilidh dancing and social dancing.


Ben has taught folk music,violin and melodeon workshops to groups of all ages, regularly teaching for the English Folk Dance & Song Society's holiday courses as well as offering private tuition from his home in South London.

He has been a tutor for several years with the London Youth Folk Ensemble and has taught the folk ensembles for Lambeth Music Services and the Centre for Young Musicians. 

Ben also accompanies the English and Scottish Country Dance classes at Morley College in Lambeth.