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The 8th South Wales Tionol

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The 8th South Wales Tionol

Piping at the Old Bridge

The 8th South Wales Tionol

September 29th/30th 2017

Pontypridd Museum, Pontypridd


With Special Guests

Martin Nolan (uilleann pipes)

Becky Tayor (uilleann pipes/Northumbrian smallpipes)

Mikey Kenney (fiddle)


Highlights include:


- Friday night Gala Concert

- Piping and fiddle instruction (beginner, intermediate and advanced levels) all day Saturday

- Saturday afternoon piping recital/piper’s chair

- Lunchtime music featuring 78rpm records of Patsy Touhey, Tom Ennis, Leo Rowsome, Liam Walsh and others played on antique wind-up gramophones

- Evening sessions in local pubs

- Raffle


The Tionol will be based in and around the Pontypridd Museum, a restored Baptist chapel dating from 1861. The chapel sits on the banks of River Taf at the foot of Pontypridd’s ‘Old Bridge’ which, when first completed in 1756, was the longest single span bridge in Europe.


For more information contact rhonddapiper@gmail.com