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Author:  RLines [ Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:25 am ]
Post subject:  South Wales Tionol w/ Néillidh Mulligan & others Sept 4/5

The South Wales Uilleann Pipers are pleased to announce our next tionol

Piping at the Old Bridge
The 11th South Wales Tionol
September 4th/5th 2020
Pontypridd Museum, Pontypridd

With Special Guests
Néillidh Mulligan (uilleann pipes)
Jason Rouse (uilleann pipes)
Mikey Kenney (fiddle)

Highlights include:

- Opening Concert Friday Night with Néillidh, Jason and other musicians
- Piping instruction all-day Saturday (Jason Rouse - beginners and Néillidh Mulligan - improvers)
- Fiddle instruction all-day Saturday (beginner and improver levels)
- Saturday afternoon Piper’s Chair piping recital
- Lunch provided Saturday alongside a demonstration of old 78rpm records of Patsy Touhey, Tom Ennis, Leo Rowsome, Liam Walsh and others played on antique wind-up gramophones
- Evening session on Friday in Pontypridd, and on Saturday in Ferndale (with special guests the Morlais Welsh Male Voice Choir)

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 Twitter for updates.

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

2019 tionol with Mick O'Brien and Gay McKeon, with the Old Bridge in the background

2018 tionol with Mikie Smyth and Fionnán Mac Gabhann

Friday night concert 2019 with Mick O'Brien, Gay McKeon and Jacqui Martin at the Pontypridd Museum

Piping class 2019 with Mick O'Brien

Fionnán Mac Gabhann at the Piper's Chair 2019 at Pontypridd Museum

Author:  RLines [ Sat May 16, 2020 2:37 am ]
Post subject:  CANCELLED - South Wales Tionol Sept 4/5

Given the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 situation, the South Wales Pipers have taken the sad decision to cancel our tionol in September. We hope to be back in September 2021!

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