the All Britain Fleadh
fleadh Cheoil na breataine returns for 2024 and will be held on
29th-30th June 2024
Carmel College, Prescott Rd, Saint Helens, WA10 3AG
Liverpool Lime Street Train Station 14 miles
Wigan North Western Train Station 11 miles
Liverpool John Lennon Airport 12 miles
Manchester Airport 30 miles
Each year our province of Britain hosts the All-Britain Fleadh (Fleadh Cheoil na Breataine) with 2024 being set in the North of England. This is a competition where winners from each region (Scotland, Northern, Midlands, London & Southern) go to the host's region to compete with each other for a chance to perform at the All-Ireland Fleadh.
The first Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann was held in Mullingar in 1951 and there is a long tradition of performing and celebrating Irish Traditional music. Instruments competing include: Fiddle, Button Accordion, Flute, Whistle, Piano Accordion, Concertina, Uilleann Pipes, Irish Harp, Mouth Organ, Banjo, Mandolin, Piano, Melodeon and voice. In a mixture of styles like duets, Céilí, marching band and so much more.
London & South Regional Fleadh
24 March - Salvatorian College, Harrow.
Midlands Regional Fleadh
21 April - Birmingham Newman University.
Follow the Midland's region's Facebook to keep up to date.
Scottish Regional Fleadh
28 April - St Andrew's High School, Coatbridge.
Follow the Scotland's region's Facebook to keep up to date.
Northern Regional Fleadh
12 May - St Kentigerns Irish Social club, Manchester.
Follow the Northern's region's Facebook to keep up to date.
Have look at all the rules for each different instrument and age categories. Click below to find out requirements for each competition.