9th South Wales Tionol - Uilleann Pipes and Fiddle Workshops

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9th South Wales Tionol - Uilleann Pipes and Fiddle classes

The South Wales Uilleann Pipers Club presents our 9th annual tionol.

With Special Guests

Mikie Smyth (uilleann pipes) - Limerick
Fionnán Mac Gabhann (uilleann pipes) - Dublin
Mikey Kenney (fiddle) - Liverpool

Highlights include:

- Piping instruction (beginner and improver levels)
- Fiddle instruction (beginner and improver levels)
- Afternoon piping recital/piper’s chair
- Lunchtime music featuring 78rpm records of Patsy Touhey, Tom Ennis, Leo Rowsome, Liam Walsh and others played on antique wind-up gramophones
- Evening trad session
- Raffle

The day runs from 9am to 5pm, with teas breaks and lunch provided.

Cost for Saturday classes with coffee/tea breaks and lunch is £30

The Tionol will be based at the Pontypridd Museum, a restored Baptist chapel dating from 1861. The chapel sits on the banks of River Taf at the foot of Pontypridd’s ‘Old Bridge’ which, when first completed in 1756, was the longest single span bridge in Europe.

Re: 9th South Wales Tionol - Uilleann Pipes and Fiddle Workshops

In the evening following the classes we will be holding a trad session at Clwb Y Bont on Taff Street in Pontypridd from 8pm