Comhaltas in Britain is a registered Charity 1185729
Join us on Facebook and Youtube as we partner with Coventry UK City of Culture Trust to deliver FÉILE 2021 bringing you a host of events LIVE from Coventry from 25th - 27th June 2021
Featuring a showcase concert from Coventry's Albany Theatre with Michael McGoldrick & Dezi Donnelly with Ed Boyd, Ìmar, and the 2021 Fiddler of London Meabh Smyth!
Live broadcast workshops featuring the wider Irish community in Coventry including its Irish Dancing schools and Gaelic football clubs, we'll also have music and singing workshops and even showing you how to bake an Irish loaf!
On Sunday 27th we'll also be featuring the live broadcast of the All-Britain OCC finals after a quite incredible turnout from across Britain!
All events broadcast via Comhaltas in Britain & Coventry UK City of Culture Facebook Pages & Youtube Channels:
Friday 25th June
8pm Live Showcase Concert Featuring:
Michael McGoldrick & Dezi Donnelly with Ed Boyd
Meabh & Tiarnan Smyth
11pm Trad Disco Featuring:
DJ Paddy Callaghan
Saturday 26th June
10am Workshop on the GAA (Gaelic Sports) in Coventry
11am Beginners Tin Whistle Workshop with Ciaran Carlin
12pm Introduction to the Irish Language with Emer Maguire
1pm Live intermediate mixed instrument workshop with Rosie Fergusson
2pm Workshop on Irish Dancing in Coventry
3pm Live advanced mixed instrument workshop with Rebecca McCarthy Kent
4pm 'Sing as you Bake' - Singing and Baking Workshop with Seamus Brogan
5pm Introducing Comhaltas in Britain
6pm Showreels of Comhaltas activity across Britain
8pm 'Going to the Pub' - Live session from the Albany Theatre Studio in Coventry featuring our own House band including: Benedict Morris, Catherine McGoldrick, Brogan McAuliffe, Mohsen Amini & Dan Green - and joined by Dancers from the McHale school of Irish Dance.
We will also be paying tribute to the late great Hughie Gallagher and getting everyone at home involved in a World Record attempt for the Worlds Largest Online Session!
Sunday 27th June
10am Online Zoom Workshops (pre-booking essential)
Flute with Catherine McGoldrick
Concertina with Mohsen Amini
Fiddle with Benedict Morris
Button Accordion with Fergus Bogue
Piano Accordion with Danny McGuinness
12pm Online Zoom Workshops (pre-booking essential)
Whistle with Brogan McAuliffe
Banjo with Elaine Reilly
Singing with Jack Warnock
Bodhran with Dan Green
Harp with Lauren O'Neill