Fri Sep 29, 2017 – South Wales Uillean Pipers Tionol – South Wales Uilleann Pipers Tionol with Martin Nolan – Pontypridd Museum

South Wales Uilleann Pipers Tionol with Martin Nolan
Friday, September 29, 2017
8:00pm - All Ages
South Wales Uillean Pipers Tionol (map)
Bridge St, Pontypridd CF37 4PE
Pontypridd Museum
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The South Wales Uilleann Pipers are pleased to announce our 2017 tionol

Piping at the Old Bridge
The 8th South Wales Tionol
September 29th/30th 2017

With Special Guests
Martin Nolan
Becky Tayor

Highlights include:

- Piping instruction (beginner, intermediate and advanced levels)
- Fiddle instruction (teacher TBC)
- Gala Concert
- 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

We're also expecting a good number of historic pipes to be present, including work by the Taylor Brothers, Harrington, Rowsome, Egan and McGregor.

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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