Early Irish Harp Discovery Day

Early Irish Harp Discovery Day

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 1.00pm

Have you always wanted to play the harp? Would you like to know more about the history and traditions of Ireland’s ancient instrument? If so, now’s your chance! The Historical Harp Society of Ireland is presenting Early Irish Harp Discovery Days in 2018 in cities around Ireland as part of its mission to help promote the ancient Irish harp. On 3 March the Discovery Day is in Waterford, in The Large Room, City Hall.

LISTEN: 1pm: lunchtime concert by Siobhán Armstrong (Tickets: €15/€10)
LEARN: 2pm: Simon Chadwick will give a talk on the history and construction of the early Irish harp. (Free)
PLAY: 3pm: Sylvia Crawford will conduct a hands-on beginners workshop on harps supplied by HHSI. (€15/€10)

Concert tickets are available at the door. Workshop booking is advised: +353 (0)83 860 9677 (Workshop is open to adults and children over 10.)


Siobhán Armstrong, Lord Galway's Lamentation / Síle Ní Chonalláin HHSI 2015

Published on 23 February 2018

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