It’s that time of year again and here in Tuamgraney we are eagerly awaiting this year’s renewal of the Blossom Harp Festival.
It began in 2016 and takes place on Palm Sunday Weekend each year – This year it’s on from the 3rd-5th of April 2020.
It’s an enjoyable weekend of music and dance for all the family with Harp, Fiddle, Concertina & Set Dancing Workshops, Harp-Makers Exhibiton, Sessions, Concert, Ceilí & Musical Historical Walk.
Local, National and International musicians will attend and it again promises to be a Weekend to remember in Tuamgraney.
Festival Line Up :
FRIDAY 3rd :
Opening Session at Nuala’s with Fiana Ni Chonaill, Lizzie and Friends.
9pm. Céilí with “Out The Gap” at Bodyke GAA Clubhouse.
SATURDAY 4th :
9.30 am Registrations
10 am -12 : Workshops : Harp Intermediate and Advanced Fiddle ; Concertina
1pm-3pm : Workshops : Harp Int. Adv. + Beginners Sean Nós ; Fiddle Adv.
3pm- 6pm : Harpbuilder’s Exhibition St Cronan’s / Recitals in town
4pm-5pm : Ensemble Workshop St Cronan’s ( all instruments) with Denise Glass & Tutors.
8pm : Gala Concert
9.30pm : Session at Nuala’s with Martin Moroney and Friends
SUNDAY 5th :
10 am : Morning Breakfast Session at Nuala’s with Locals and Young Musicians.
10am-12 : Harp Workshops.
2pm : Competition’s Registrations.
2pm-5pm : Competitions / Harpbuilder’s Exhibition.
Festival Finale Session in Nuala’s.
We look forward to welcoming everyone to Tuamgraney. Why not join us here at Clareville House B & B and enjoy all the fun of the Festival. Contact Teresa at 061 922925 or 087 6867548 for availability etc.
Why not take a Guided Festival Tour of East Clare during your stay with us. Famine Graveyard – Mass Rock – St Cronans 10thC Church – Famine Quay – Views of Lough Derg.
Pickup/Drop Off Point : Tuamgraney NS.
Available on Fri or Sat – Depart : 11am. Return 2/3pm.
Cost : €15 each(Max 8 people)
(Pro Rata cost for less than 8 people) ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Contact Derek at 087 2704380 for all details.