Programme 2019

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering Isle of Man 2019

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Jelune 15 Jerrey Souree – Jeheiney 19 Jerrey Souree

Monday 15 July – Friday 19 July

Food & Folk! Daily lunchtime sessions at 1pm FREE.

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Jecrean 17 Jerrey Souree / Wednesday 17 July 

Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm

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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Jerdein 18 Jerrey Souree / Thursday 18 July

Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm

 Scottish harpist RACHEL HAIR & guitarist RON JAPPY

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

 £15 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

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Jeheiney 19 Jerrey Souree / Friday 19 July 

The annual Ian O’Leary Lecture, 5pm

Atholl Room, Centenary Centre, 5pm

Musical lecture – “The Appalachian Banjo” with Randy Wilson, FREE

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Peel Masonic Hall, 7pm
Giense y Lught-thie / Family Ceili
Inter-Celtic dancing for all the family £5/£3 (u16)

*Family weekend ceili pass available £20*

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Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm
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 ROYLE. The 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 Associates Ltd, Chartered Financial Planners

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Jesarn 20 Jerrey Souree / Saturday 20 July

Cathedral Isle of Man & Corrin Hall in Peel, 12.00noon-5.00pm
THE GATHERING
Artisan Craft Fair, free music and dance displays, workshops, children’s activities and crafts for all the family. FREE

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 Peel Masonic Hall, 7pm
Giense y Lught-thie / Family Ceili
Inter-Celtic dancing for all the family £5/£3 (u16)

*Family weekend ceili pass available £20*

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Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm
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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Jedoonee 21 Jerrey Souree / Sunday 21 July

House of Manannan, 12-5pm
THE GATHERING
An afternoon of free music and dance displays, workshops, children’s activities and crafts for all the family. FREE

As well as a plethora of Manx musicians and dance groups, we also have some amazing guests from other parts of the Celtic world and diaspora

  • from Kentucky, USA – Appalachian banjo player RANDY WILSON & fiddle player GABRIEL DANSEREAU
  • from Falkirk, Scotland – GLENBERVIE FOLK DUO – Piper Neil Clarke & multi-instrumentalist Kathryn Grainger
  • from Cornwall – THE DAVEY FAMILY – three generations of musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers, Bards and academics from the extended and very well-known Davey family
  • from London/Cornwall – CLIVE BOUTLE from Francis Boutle Publications.

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, Noa Bakehouse & other local establishments.