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The 9th South Wales Tionol

Emmett Gill
The 9th South Wales Tionol

Piping at the Old Bridge
The 9th South Wales Tionol
September 7th/8th 2018


With Special Guests
Mikie Smyth (uilleann pipes)
Fionnán Mac Gabhann (uilleann pipes)
Mikey Kenney (fiddle)


Highlights include:
- Piping instruction (beginner and improver levels)
- Fiddle instruction (beginner and improver levels)
- Friday night Gala Concert
- 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.

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