Programme 2018

Yn Chruinnaght’s Celtic Gathering Isle of Man 2018

40th anniversary

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Jelune 9 Jerrey Souree / Monday 9 July – Jeheiney 13 Jerrey Souree / Friday 13 July

Daily lunchtime sessions and gigs at 1pm, Noa Bakehouse in Douglas. FREE.

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Jecrean 11 Jerrey Souree / Wednesday 11 July 

Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm
ÍMAR  &  MERA ROYLE *SOLD OUT*
Winners of the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk ‘Horizon Award’, Manx/Irish/Scottish supergroup Ímar
(including winner of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Musician of the Year, concertina player Mohsen Amini),
with fellow winner of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, Manx harpist Mera Royle. £18 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

This event is supported by Thornton Associates Ltd, Chartered Financial Planners

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Jerdein 12 Jerrey Souree / Thursday 12 July

Centenary Centre, Peel, 7.30pm
LAS  &  CLASH VOOAR
Scottish/Irish Gaelic songs, tunes and dance from Las,
plus Manx Gaelic gypsy-jazz from Clash Vooar. £12 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

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Jeheiney 13 Jerrey Souree / Friday 13 July 

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
NOGOOD BOYO  &  THE LAWRENCES
Welsh folk-pop from NoGood Boyo
plus Manx songs and tunes from Kirsty, Katie and Mark Lawrence. £12 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

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Jesarn 14 Jerrey Souree / Saturday 14 July

House of Manannan, 12.00noon-5.00pm
THE GATHERING
the first of two days of 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
ALTAN  &  KEGGIN & STITT
Superb Irish band Altan who are celebrating their 30th anniversary,
plus songs and tunes from the Isle of Man, Scotland and elsewhere from Ruth Keggin & Malcolm Stitt. £20 (or part of £55 Festival pass)

This event is supported by Culture Ireland.

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Jedoonee 15 Jerrey Souree / Sunday 15 July

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

We also have two great visiting dancebands – from Brittany, Glaou, and from Wales, Cymry Cymysg!

 

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering is grateful to its wonderful sponsors; Culture Vannin, the Isle of Man Arts Council, Year of Our Island 2018, 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 and Noa Bakehouse.