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William Kennedy Piping Festival Tickets

Opening Concert - Thursday 17th November

Opening Concert
St. Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral

Date - Thursday 17th November
Door Opening time - 7.30pm
Start Time - 8pm

Tickets - £19 + bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- Liam O'Flynn, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Paddy Glackin & Neil Martin
- The Theodosii Spassov Bulgarian Folk Quintet

Hooley @ The Charlemont - Friday 18th November

Hooley @ The Charlemont
Charlemont Arms Hotel

Date - Friday 18th November
Door Opening time - 7.00pm
Start Time - 7.30pm

Tickets - £15 + bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- Paddy Keenan & Niall Vallely
- The Finnegan McSherry Band (featuring Brian Finnegan, John McSherry, Dónal O'Connor, Niall Murphy, Ed Boyd & John Joe Kelly)
- The Theodossi Spassov Bulgarian Folk Quintet (Bulgaria)
- Xavier Boderiou, Sylvain Barou & Jacques Pellen (Brittany)
- Angus MacKenzie & Ewan Henderson (Scotland)
- Andy May Trio (Northumberland)
- The Friel Sisters (Scotland)
- Anne Martin (Scotland)
- Calum Alex MacMillan (Scotland)
- Cúig
- Réalta
- Connla
- Jarlath Henderson
- Pearse McMahon & Emmet Mulholland
- Morvan Massif (France)
- Cillian Vallely, David Doocey & Ross Martin
- Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn & Laoise Kelly
- Ceoltóirí Fèis an Earraich (Scotland)

"I Am A Little Boat" - a Performance for little people - Saturday 19th November

"I am a Little Boat" - a Performance for little people (2 shows)
Áras na bPíobairí


For children under 5 years

Date - Saturday 19th November
Door Opening times - 10.45am & 11.45am
Start - 11am & 12pm

Tickets - £3 +bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- Fiona Kelleher & Caoimhín Vallely & George Hanover

"The Pipes, The Pipes" - an Audio Visual Celebration of the Uilleann Pipes - Saturday 19th November

"The Pipes, The Pipes" - an Audio Visual Celebration of the Uilleann Pipes
Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre

Date - Saturday 19th November
Door Opening time - 3.45pm
Start Time - 4.15pm

Tickets - £10 +bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- Padraig McGovern, Maitiú Ó Casaide & John Tuohy, Lionel Palun and Donal Dineen

Uilleann Pipes Concert - Saturday 19th November

Uilleann Pipes Concert
St. Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral

Date - Saturday 19th November
Door Opening time - 7.30pm
Start Time - 8pm

Tickets - £12 +bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- Paddy Keenan
- Mick O'Brien
- David Power
- Eliot Grasso (USA)
- Sheila Friel (Scotland)
- Kevin Rowsome

Festival Club - Saturday 19th November

Festival Club
Charlemont Arms Hotel

Date - Saturday 19th November
Door Opening time - 9.30pm
Start Time - 10pm


Tickets £5 +bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- Cúig
- Réalta
- Connla
- Morvan Massif (France)

Young Pipers Concert - Sunday 20th November

Young Pipers Concert
Áras na bPíobairí

Date - Sunday 20th November
Door Opening time - 3pm
Start Time - 3.15pm

Tickets £5 + bf
Seating - non-allocated

Performers:
- TBC

William Kennedy Piping Academy

William Kennedy Piping Academy

Armagh City Hotel

Date - Friday 18th - Sunday 20th November
Time - Various

The William Kennedy Piping Academy aims to bring a new dimension to the teaching and appreciation of uilleann piping through a comprehensive tutorial programme or immersion course, covering all aspects of performance as well as the making and maintenance of uilleann pipes under the direction of universally respected pipers and artists.

PRICE - the course costs £115.50 (incl. booking fee) and includes the following:

ACADEMY TUITION - There will be 8 hours teaching in small groups. Students will have 3 sessions with their main tutor (to be decided on Saturday morning) plus a further session with a different tutor. Tutors will include Pádraig McGovern, Kevin Rowsome, David Power, Eliot Grasso and Mick O'Brien.

PIPE MAKING & MAINTENANCE CLASS - 3 hours in our dedicated uilleann pipe workshop with resident pipe-maker Eamonn Curran.

LECTURES - On Friday there will be a lecture entitled "Pipers of Monaghan" by Dr. Seán McElwaine, while on Saturday there will be a discussion/interview entitled "Pipers and their Pipes" with David Power and Kevin Rowsome.

MEALS – All meals will be provided in Armagh City Hotel - Dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings, and Lunch on Saturday and Sunday.

FESTIVAL PASS – Free entry to all events* from Friday to Sunday including uilleann piping performances by Paddy Keenan, John McSherry, Cillian Vallely, Sheila Friel, Maitiú Ó Casaide, John Tuohy, Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn, Jarlath Henderson, the academy tutors and many more. (*N.B. does not include tickets for Liam O'Flynn concert on Thursday 17th Nov)

ACCOMMODATION - accommodation is not included in the package this year but the festival will be able to offer assistance to anyone who requires it. We have special rates available at a number of local hotels/B&Bs.

Festival Pass

FESTIVAL PASS
Covers all events except William Kennedy Piping Academy

Workshops

Date - Saturday 19th November
Time - 10am
Venue - St. Malachy's Primary School
Price - £10 + booking fee
Limit of 10 people per workshop
Options as follows:

1. Fiddle 1 - David Doocey

2. Fiddle 2 - Clare Friel

3. Guitar - Ian Stephenson

4. Harp - Laoise Kelly

5. Flute - Anna Friel

6. Uilleann Pipes beginners - Sinéad Lennon

7. Uilleann Pipes slow airs - Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn

8. Scots Gaelic Singing - Anne Martin

9. Highland Pipes - Angus MacKenzie

William Kennedy Piping Festival Dates & Tickets

19:00

Thursday

17 Nov

2016

Festival Pass

William Kennedy Piping Festival

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19:30

Thursday

17 Nov

2016

Opening Concert

St Patricks Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh

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19:00

Friday

18 Nov

2016

Hooley @ The Charlemont

Armagh Charlemont Arms Hotel

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19:00

Friday

18 Nov

2016

William Kennedy Piping Academy

Armagh City Hotel

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10:45

Saturday

19 Nov

2016

"I Am A Little Boat"

Aras na bPiobairi, Armagh

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12:00

Saturday

19 Nov

2016

"I Am A Little Boat"

Aras na bPiobairi, Armagh

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15:45

Saturday

19 Nov

2016

"The Pipes, The Pipes"

Armagh Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre

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19:30

Saturday

19 Nov

2016

Uilleann Pipes Concert

St Patricks Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh

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21:30

Saturday

19 Nov

2016

Festival Club

Armagh Charlemont Arms Hotel

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10:00

Saturday

19 Nov

2016

William Kennedy Piping Festival - Workshops

St. Malachys Primary School, Armagh

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15:00

Sunday

20 Nov

2016

Young Pipers Concert

Aras na bPiobairi, Armagh

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