Programme 2019

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering Isle of Man 2019

PROGRAMME

Jelune 15 Jerrey Souree / Monday 15 July 

Noa Bakehouse, Douglas, 1pm ~ Food & Folk! Manx & Welsh lunchtime session, FREE.

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Jemayrt 16 Jerrey Souree / Tuesday 16 July 

Noa Bakehouse, Douglas, 1pm ~ Food & Folk! Irish lunchtime session, FREE.

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Jecrean 17 Jerrey Souree / Wednesday 17 July 

Noa Bakehouse, Douglas, 1pm ~ Food & Folk! Breton lunchtime session, FREE.

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Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm

CONCERT ~ Jamie Smith’s MABON celebrate 20 years of high energy Celtic music from Wales, plus Manx music legends, THE MOLLAG BAND

 £15 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

This event is supported by Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

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Whitehouse Pub, Peel, 10pm ~ Session

Bring your whistle or fiddle, share a song, or just enjoy  drink and a listen to some tunes!

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Jerdein 18 Jerrey Souree / Thursday 18 July

Noa Bakehouse, Douglas, 1pm ~ Food & Folk! Cornish lunchtime session, FREE

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Atholl Room, Centenary Centre, Peel, 5pm ~ The annual Ian O’Leary Lecture

“The Appalachian Banjo” with musical illustrations by Randy Wilson, FREE

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Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm

CONCERT ~  Scottish harpist RACHEL HAIR & guitarist RON JAPPY

 Isle of Man premiere of music from their new album ‘Sparks’

With guest spots from Randy Wilson & Gabe Dansereau (USA), The Davey Family (Cornwall) and the Manx Bard & President of Yn Chruinnaght, Annie Kissack.

 £15 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

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Whitehouse Pub, Peel, 10pm ~ Gig with Clash Vooar & guests, FREE

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Jeheiney 19 Jerrey Souree / Friday 19 July 

Noa Bakehouse, Douglas, 1pm ~ Food & Folk! Inter-Celtic lunchtime session, FREE.

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The Guild Room, Peel, 5pm ~ Manx Literature and minority languages

Readings from Manannan’s Cloak – an anthology of Manx Literature and a discussion on Celtic and minority European languages.

With publisher, Clive Boutle (Francis Boutle Publications, London) and a panel of Celtic language specialists & delegates from Wales & Ireland, FREE.

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Peel Masonic Hall, 7pm

Giense y Lught-thie / Family Ceili

Inter-Celtic dancing for all the family with Skeddan Jiarg, Randy Wilson & Gabe Dansereau & The Davey Family AKA North Cornwall Ceilidh Band!

£5/£3 (u16) *Family weekend ceili pass available £20*

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Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm

CONCERT ~ BRETON-MANX COLLABORATION

An unmissable premiere of a new musical collaboration between two of Brittany’s finest musicians DUO LANDAT-MOISSON and from the Isle of Man – pianist and fiddle player DAVID KILGALLON and BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year, harpist MERA ROYLEThe evening will also feature traditional music and song from the two countries.

£18 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

This event is supported by Thornton Chartered Financial Planners

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Whitehouse Pub, Peel, 10pm ~ Session

Bring your whistle or fiddle, share a song, or just enjoy  drink and a listen to some tunes!

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Jesarn 20 Jerrey Souree / Saturday 20 July

Cathedral Isle of Man & Corrin Hall in Peel, 12 – 5pm

THE SATURDAY GATHERING
Artisan Craft Fair, free music and dance displays in the Cathedral and grounds, delicious refreshments, workshops, Mooinjer Veggey Gaelic activities, tours of the Cathedral bell-tower and crafts for all the family. FREE

Featuring: Glenbervie Folk Duo, Perree Bane, Skirl Manx bagpipers, Skeddan Jiarg dancers, Pete Lumb on solo guitar & many more performers.

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 Peel Masonic Hall, 7pm

Giense y Lught-thie / Family Ceili

Viking fancy dress ceili for all the family with The Davey Family AKA North Cornwall Ceilidh Band, Manx dance displays, and fest noz with Duo Landat-Moisson! Today also coincides with the infamous Viking Boat Races in Peel, so we thought we’d join the party!

£5/£3 (u16) *Family weekend ceili pass available £20*

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Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm

CONCERT – DAOIRÍ FARRELL TRIO

Award-winning Irish singer & bouzouki player DAOIRÍ FARRELL 
with bodhran player Robbie Walsh & uilleann piper Michael O’Connell.   This evening also features Manx act PEDDYR TRAD TRIO.

£18 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

This event is supported by Culture Ireland

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Whitehouse Pub, Peel, 10pm ~ Session

Bring your whistle or fiddle, share a song, or just enjoy  drink and a listen to some tunes!

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Jedoonee 21 Jerrey Souree / Sunday 21 July

House of Manannan, Peel 12-5pm

THE SUNDAY GATHERING

An afternoon of free music and dance displays, language workshops, children’s activities and crafts for all the family. FREE

Featuring: the Manx Folk Dance Society, Glenbervie Folk Duo, Ellan Vannin Pipes & Drums, Perree Bane Beg and many more performers.

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Whitehouse Pub, Peel, 8pm ~ Farewell Session

T’eh traa gholl thie! It’s time to go home! 🙁

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With sessions, talks, busking, workshops, school concerts and community outreach, there’s something for everyone!

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering 2019 is grateful to its wonderful sponsors; Culture Vannin, the Isle of Man Arts Council, Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Culture Ireland, Thornton Associates Ltd. Chartered Financial Planners, Malcolm Scott Dickinson Charitable Trust, as well as the invaluable support of Manx National Heritage, Department of Education, Sport and Culture, Peel Town Commissioners, Department of Enterprise, Kirsty Lawrence/Mann Social, Grainne Sheard, Noa Bakehouse & other local establishments.