Have you always wanted to play the harp? Would you like to hear, learn more about and even play the ancient instrument of Ireland and Scotland? If so, now’s your chance!
BELFAST Sat. 13 October
The Duncairn, Belfast BT14 6BP
DUBLIN Sat. 20 October The Irish Traditional Music Archive, Dublin D02WK75
(National Harp Day event coordinated by Harp Ireland)
LISTEN at 1.00 p.m.
Lunchtime concert of harp music and harpers’ songs with Ireland’s foremost historical harpist, Siobhán Armstrong, and the prize-winning singer, Eibhlís Ní Riordáin.
LEARN at 2.00 p.m. (Free Event)
Illustrated talk on the fascinating history of the old Irish harp, given by a world expert in the field, Simon Chadwick.
PLAY at 3.00 p.m.
Beginners' 60-minute workshop with the gentle guidance of Sylvia Crawford. The HHSI has a unique collection of student early Irish harps copied from originals in the National Museum of Ireland. These will be available to the select number of lucky participants who sign up to take part. Suitable for adults, and children over ten. Workshop places are limited; to avoid any disappointment, please book ahead: firstname.lastname@example.org and +353 (0)83 8609677.
TICKETS & BOOKING INFORMATION
Dublin: €15 / €10 for each event, at the door
Belfast: £12.50 / £8.50 for each event, at the door and at theduncairn.com
Contact us by email: email@example.com or by phone: +353 (0)83 8609677
HHSI Discovery Days are made possible thanks to funding from An Chomhairle Ealaíon – The Arts Council.