Programme 2020

Return to London Town 2020
London’s 22nd Annual Festival of Traditional Irish Music, Song and Dance Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th October 2020
Virtually Streamed and Socially Distanced Festival.


Programme:
Friday 23 October (Evening)
‘Trad Cinema’ Concert Screening at BFI IMAX Waterloo
Featuring performances and short interviews by:
Dervish/ Noreen O’Sullivan, Seán and Frankie Gavin with George Grasso/ Gatehouse

7pm doors open, 8pm film starts
BFI IMAX Waterloo is a socially distanced, Covid safe venue. For information regarding safety regulations see here: https://www.odeon.co.uk/we-are-safer-cinema/
Tickets: £20/ £6 U18s, available here: https://bit.ly/33gyNkC

Please note that there is parking within walking distance of this venue (congestion and ULEZ charge apply) and it is right beside Waterloo station.

This event will also available to stream/ rent worldwide to enjoy watching in the comfort of your own home
Streaming Tickets: £12.50, available here: www.thelockinn.io

Saturday 24 October (Daytime)
Zoom (online) instrumental Workshops
Intermediate to Advanced Level
with tutors based in Ireland:
Tickets: £10/ £6 U18s, available here: www.thelockinn.io

11am-1pm: Button Accordion Workshop with Shane Mitchell (Dervish)
11am -1pm: Fiddle Workshop with Tom Morrow (Dervish)
11am-1pm: Flute Workshop with Liam Kelly (Dervish)
11am-1pm: Accompaniment Workshop with Michael Holmes and Brian McDonagh (Dervish)
11am-1pm: Piano Accordion Workshop with Martin Tourish (Altan)
11am-1pm: Singing Workshop with Cathy Jordan (Dervish)

2-4pm: Whistle Workshop with Noreen O’Sullivan
2-4pm: Uilleann Pipes Workshop with Sheila Friel
2-4pm: Concertina Workshop with Jack Talty
2-4pm: Harp Workshop with tutor Éadaoin Ní Mhaicín
2-4pm: Banjo Workshop with Angelina Carberry

Saturday 24 October (Evening)
‘Irish Night at Cadogan Hall’
Live performance concert featuring:
John and James Carty (album launch of ‘The Wavy Bow’)/ The London Lasses and Pete Quinn/ Le Chéile

5.30pm doors open, 7pm concert starts
Cadogan Hall is a socially distanced, Covid safe venue. For information regarding safety regulations see here: https://cadoganhall.com/your-visit/your-safety/

Please note that there is on street and NCP parking within walking distance of this venue and it is right beside Sloane Square station.

This event will also be available to stream/ rent worldwide to enjoy watching in the comfort of your own homeStreaming Tickets: £12.50, available here: www.thelockkinn.io

Sunday 25 October (Daytime)
Socially Distanced instrumental Workshops
at Ashford Place
Intermediate to Advanced Level

Tickets: £10/ £6 U18s, available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/imdl-irish-music-and-dance-in-london-13464442929
Ashford Place is a socially distanced, Covid safe venue. 

11am-1pm: Flute: Eimear McGeown 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-flute-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-eimear-mcgeown-tickets-124197360649

11am-1pm: Uilleann Pipes: Rita Farrell 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtltfest-uilleann-pipes-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-rita-farrell-tickets-124345776565

11am-1pm: Piano Accordion: Colette O’Leary 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-piano-accordion-workshop-inter-advanced-level-colette-oleary-tickets-124347977147

11.30am -1.30pm: Banjo: John Carty  
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-banjo-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-john-carty-tickets-124350831685

11.30am-1.30pm: Fiddle: Ben Gunnery 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-fiddle-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-ben-gunnery-tickets-124349969105

2-4pm: Whistle: Peter McAlinden 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-whistle-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-peter-mcalinden-tickets-124355323119

2-4pm: Harp: Jean Kelly  
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-harp-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-jean-kelly-tickets-124356165639

2-4pm: Concertina: Alex Kelly  
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-concertina-workshop-intermediate-advanced-level-alex-kelly-tickets-124357106453

2.30-4.30pm: Accompaniment: Tad Sargent 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-accompaniment-workshop-interadvanced-level-tad-sargent-tickets-124358171639

2.30-4.30pm: Button Accordion: Cormac Murphy 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rtlt-fest-button-accordion-workshop-interadvanced-level-cormac-murphy-tickets-124358737331

Venue addresses:
BFI IMAX Waterloo – 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, Waterloo SE1 8XR
Cadogan Hall – 5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X 9DQ
Ashford Place – 60 Ashford Road, Cricklewood, London NW2 6TU

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