A day of music, workshops, activities and community building for all those interested in the Irish language.

Lá den cheoil, ceardlanna, éachtraí agus an Pobal Ghaelach a fhorbairt.

Tickets £10 (including one workshop while spaces last).

Under-12s go free.

12-6pm in the LIC’s Kennedy Hall

Concerts, open mike, presentations, books, food, family-activities and the official launch of the London Irish Playgroup.

Ceardlanna / Workshops (advanced booking required)

1-1.50 pm Sean-nós singing / Amhránaíocht ar an sean-nós le Nell Ní Chróinín

2-2.50 pm Drama / Drámaíocht le Diarmuid De Faoite

Ceardlanna / Workshops

1pm - 1.50pm Ceardlann amhránaoícht le Nell

Nell Ní Chróinín is an acclaimed sean-nós singer from the Muskerry Gaeltacht of Co.Cork. Having excelled at All-Ireland Fleadhs in her youth, Nell has gone on to win prizes at Oireachtas na Gaeilge. She is a regular on TG4 and RnaG, having featured on traditional music shows such as Geanntraí and Anam an Amhrán and in 2012 became the youngest ever winner of the TG4 Singer of Year award. Nell currently tours as the singer in Danú. Nell will be teaching a workshop on sean-nós singing for all levels.

Is amhránaí sean-nós cáiliúil as Co Chorcaí í Nell Ní Chróinín. Rug sí an barr leí ag Fleadhanna Cheoil mar pháiste agus na laethanta seo bíonn Nell ar TG4 go rialta, ar chláir ceoil traidisiúnta ar nós Geanntraí agus Anam an Amhrán. Beidh ceardlann san amhránaíocht ar an sean-nós do gach leibhéal á mhúineadh ag Nell.

2pm - 2.50pm Ceardlann Drámaíocht le Diarmuid de Faoite

Bring words to life with Ros na Rún star Diarmuid de Faoite. Diarmuid was nominated for an IFTA for his leading role in Corp+Anam, Diarmuid features in the newly released feature film, 'Black 47', has just finished a national tour with Frank McGuinness' ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ for Decadent Theatre company and is currently in rehearsals for 'Dancing at Lughnasa' with the award winning Blue Teapots.

Tabhair chun beatha do chuid fhocal san ceardlann drámaíocht seo le réalt Ros na Rún Diarmuid de Faoite. Ainmníodh Diarmuid do IFTA as a phríomhpháirt i gCorp + Anam, agus chríochnaigh sé an scannán ‘Black '47’ le déanaí. Chomh maith leis sin tá sé ina aisteoir stáitse agus tá sé díreach críóchnaithe le camchuirt náisiúnta ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ le Frank McGuinness. Faoi láthair tá sé ag cleachtadh ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ lena Blue Teapots.

Evening in the LIC’s Hub Bar

7-9pm Luke Kelly Ballad Competition (hosted by the Connolly Association)

9-11pm #PopUpGaeltacht! (hosted by Conradh na Gaeilge i Londain)

Eolas / info: [email protected]