Long established as one of the country’s most intimate and welcoming festivals, Scoil Cheoil na Botha returns to Scotstown, Co. Monaghan from October 11th – 13th for its 13th year.
Long established as one of the country’s most intimate and welcoming festivals, Scoil Cheoil na Botha returns to Scotstown, Co. Monaghan from October 11th – 13th for its 13th year. As in other years, the festival will feature an array of musical activities including instrumental and vocal workshops, tutor’s recital, heritage walks & talks, sessions for all levels and early years’ participatory events.
Workshops will be held on Saturday in Urbleshanney School with registration between 10am and 11am. The workshops will commence at 11am and continue until 3pm with a break for lunch between 1pm and 1:30pm. The workshops will be followed by a tutor’s recital at 3:30pm, classes will be held in the following instruments: Fiddle, Concertina, Flute, Banjo, Accordion and Harp as well as Singing.
This years Tutors are Donal O’Connor & Sorcha Costello (Fiddle), Tommy Fitzharris (Concertina), Martin Meehan (Flute), Paul Meehan (Banjo), Len Graham (Singing), Fiachna O Mongáin (Accordion) and Helen Lawlor (Harp)
A highlight of Scoil Cheoil na Botha is the ‘Cornagilta Concert’ which takes place in the intimate and atmospheric setting of the early 19th century neo-gothic schoolhouse. As seating is limited it is essential to book if you wish to attend this concert. To make a booking please email [email protected] or call +353 (0)86 386 2080
Sessions will occur over the course of the weekend in local establishments. Full details of the sessions and their location is available by visiting anbhoth.ie.
For further information and up to date details on this event please visit anbhoth.ie or follow on Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively, you can send an email to [email protected] or call either +353 (0)86 386 2080 or +353 (0)47 89161 if you have any queries.
11 (Friday) 9:00 am - 13 (Sunday) 11:59 pm(GMT+00:00) View in my time
Scotstown, Co. Monaghan, Ireland