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William Kennedy Piping Festival

The William Kennedy Piping Festival celebrates the life and work of William Kennedy, the 18th century piper, pipe maker and inventor who was born in 1768 near Banbridge and died in 1834 in Tandragee, County Armagh. This Festival, founded in 1994, was originally conceived to bring together pipers from different countries and traditions, and was the first of its kind anywhere in Northern Europe. To date the event has brought pipers from Spain, France, Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Belarus, Canada, USA, Algeria, Iran, Czech Republic, Croatia, Greece, Sweden, Belgium, England, Scotland, and Wales as well as the cream of Irish pipers to Armagh.

The festival is organised by Armagh Pipers Club which was founded in 1966 and has been to the forefront of traditional music not just on a local scale but worldwide through our publications and teaching programme over all those years. 

William Kennedy Piping Festival Dates & Tickets

14:00

Thursday

16 Nov

2017

Festival Pass

William Kennedy Piping Festival

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18:30

Thursday

16 Nov

2017

Sounds and Tastes of France

Aras na bPiobairi, Armagh

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14:00

Friday

17 Nov

2017

William Kennedy Piping Academy

Armagh City Hotel

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18:30

Friday

17 Nov

2017

Spraoi san Ostan

Armagh City Hotel

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10:00

Saturday

18 Nov

2017

William Kennedy Piping Festival - Workshops

St. Malachys Primary School, Armagh

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10:45

Saturday

18 Nov

2017

The Quiet Tree and the Creatures of Whistleberry Forest

Aras na bPiobairi, Armagh

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12:00

Saturday

18 Nov

2017

The Quiet Tree and the Creatures of Whistleberry Forest

Aras na bPiobairi, Armagh

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14:30

Saturday

18 Nov

2017

'Musical Footsteps'

Armagh Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre

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19:30

Saturday

18 Nov

2017

'Pipe Club'

Armagh Charlemont Arms Hotel

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14:00

Sunday

19 Nov

2017

Uilleann Pipes Concert

Armagh Planetarium

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