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Fiddle Workshop – Aoife Ní Bhrían – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Aoife Ni Bhriain Fiddle Workshop

Aoife, began playing the violin at a very young age and was a member of Young European Strings. She studied with Maeve Broderick in Dublin and Constantin Serban in France, where she was awarded the Prix D’Or for exceptional students. She has performed extensively as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the […]

Uilleann Pipes Workshop – Mathiú Ó Casaide – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Maitiu O Casaide

Maitiú Ó Casaide is part of The Bonny Men, formed in early 2011 and rapidly became one of the most talked about and exciting acts to emerge in the Irish trad/folk music scene. The seven musicians – Turlough Chambers, Natalie Ní Chasaide, Conor Lyons, Moss Landman, Adam Whelan, Maitiú Ó Casaide and Barry Lyons – have […]

Tin Whistle Workshop – Brian Hughes – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Brian Hughes is widely considered to be one of the finest tin whistle players of his generation. From Athy in Co. Kildare, his earliest introduction to music was through his grandfather, Christy Bracken, a noted bagpipe player, In addition to the tin whistle, Brian has a great interest in the flute and the uilleann pipes […]

Accordion Workshop – Andrew MacNamara – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 16s

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Andrew MacNamara

Tulla accordionist, Andrew Mac Namara and London fiddler, Karen Ryan first met and played music together at the Feakle Traditional Music Festival in 1991. Over the 25 years since then, they’ve played together on and off in Feakle, Galway and London. During the last few years, Andrew and Karen have been joined by Karen’s husband, […]

Flute Workshop – Conor Healy – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Conor Healy

Flute Workshop Conor Healy London Irish Centre Sun 29th Oct 11am – 1pm Tickets: http://bit.ly/2fF6m6E £10 / £6 under 18s

Matinée Set Dancing Céilí – Star of Munster Céilí Band – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 1pm – £12

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Star of Munster

Making a welcome return to the festival, the Star of Munster Céilí Band, from Co. Clare, was founded in 1992 by accordionist Michael Sexton, who led the band until his death in 2003. The band reformed in 2004 and has since played throughout Ireland and the UK, in Spain and Holland and on Gertrude Byrne’s […]

Concertina Workshop – Colm McGonigle – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Noel Hill

Concertina Workshop Colm McGonigle London Irish Centre Sun 29th Oct 11am – 1pm Tickets: http://bit.ly/2xkaDX9 £10 / £6 under 18s

Singing Workshop – Conor Walsh – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 2-4pm – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Conor Walsh

Singing Workshop Conor Walsh London Irish Centre Sun 29th Oct 2-4pm Tickets: http://bit.ly/2xmBI9K £10 / £6 under 18s

Afternoon Concert – Angelina Carberry and Dan Brouder/ James Carty and Brian McGrath/ Mick Mulvey and Dermot Burke – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 2pm – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Angelina Carberry & Dan Brouder

Dan Brouder, from from Monagae, on the outskirts of Newcastle West, is a highly regarded exponent of West Limerick accordion playing. He recorded with Geantraí in the early 1990s and appeared on The High Part of the Road, an Irish music programme presented by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh in Knocknagree, Co. Cork. He continues to perform with […]

Album Launch – Andrew MacNamara, Karen Ryan and Pete Quinn/ Janet Harbison/ Brian Hughes – London Irish Centre – Sun 29th Oct – 5pm – Free

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Andrew Mac Namara, Karen Ryan & Pete Quinn

Tulla accordionist, Andrew Mac Namara and London fiddler, Karen Ryan first met and played music together at the Feakle Traditional Music Festival in 1991. Over the 25 years since then, they’ve played together on and off in Feakle, Galway and London. During the last few years, Andrew and Karen have been joined by Karen’s husband, […]