9th South Wales Tionol - Sept 7th/8th in Pontypridd

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9th South Wales Tionol - Sept 7th/8th in Pontypridd

Post by RLines » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:20 am

The South Wales Uilleann Pipers are pleased to announce our 2018 tionol!

Piping at the Old Bridge
The 9th South Wales Tionol
September 7th/8th 2018
Pontypridd

With Special Guests
Mikie Smyth (uilleann pipes)
Fionnán Mac Gabhann (uilleann pipes)
Mikey Kenney (fiddle)

Highlights include:

- Piping instruction (beginner and improver levels)
- Fiddle instruction (beginner and improver levels)
- Friday night Gala Concert
- Saturday 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 sessions in local pubs
- Raffle

The Tionol will be based in and around 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.

Mark the dates in your calendars. More information to follow soon. Also follow us on Facebook or Twitterfor updates.

By email contact rhonddapiper(at)gmail(dot)com

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The Old Bridge

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2016 Tionol

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2017 Tionol

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