Events

Irish Music Evening

International Uilleann Piping Day

Saturday 2nd November 2019 1:00pm

Pay What You Feel

Chapel FM, Seacroft, York Road, LS14 6JB /The Cricketers Arms, Seacroft Green, Leeds LS14 6JW

This will be the ninth year of the event. In 2018 over 50 events took place worldwide and it is a great reason to gather local pipers together and introduce people to the instrument. The uilleann pipes are an UNESCO recognized instrument and are an iconic sound and emblem of Ireland.

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Irish Music Evening

Irish Traditional Music meets Jazz and Blues

Saturday 16th November 2019 7:30pm

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Assembly Bar & Kitchen, Headlingley Enterprise and Arts Centre, Bennett Road, Leeds LS6 3HN

Dylan Bible (guitar) and Amanda Fardy (vocals). Acclaimed County Waterford based duo make a welcome return to Leeds by popular demand.

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Irish Music Evening

Céilí

Friday 22nd November 2019 7:00pm

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Swarthmore Education Centre,2-7 Woodhouse Square Leeds LS3 1AD

A céilí or cèilidh is a traditional Scottish or Irish social gathering of traditional dancing. You don’t need to have any dance experience as our caller will take you through all the moves!

This event is part of the ‘Celebrating 110 years of Swarthmore’ programme.

https://www.swarthmore.org.uk

Irish Music Evening

Instrumental Workshops

Saturday 23rd November 2019 2:30pm

£ All workshops are free. View All Gathering Events

The Claremont Room, Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre, Bennett Road, Leeds LS6 3HN

Wooden Flute: Dave Sheridan.

On the back of his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Sheridan’s Guesthouse’.

Uillean Pipes: Padraig McGovern.

Padraig McGovern has recorded with numerous artists including a highly accredited album Forgotten Gems.

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Irish Music Evening

Garadice in Concert

Saturday 23rd November 2019 7:45pm

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The Inkwell, Potternewton Lane, Leeds LS7 3LW

Featuring Eleanor Shanley (lead vocals), Dave Sheridan (Flute, Accordion and Piano), Padraig McGovern (Uilleann Pipes and Whistles) and John McCartin (Guitar). "Exquisite Folk Roots of the highest order" – Colm O’Hare, Hot Press, "Exquisitely beautiful" – Irish Music Magazine

This special event is limited to just 60 people due to the capacity of the venue. Doors will not be open until 7:30pm.

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Traditional Irish Music Afternoon

Traditional Irish Music Afternoon

Sunday 24th November 2:30pm

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The Highland, 36—38 Cavendish Street Leeds LS3 1LY

An afternoon of traditional Irish Music with special guests.

Irish Music Evening

Tuesday Night Live

Tuesday 26th November 7:30pm

Suggested donation of £5 but no one turned away for lack of funds. View All Gathering Events

Assembly Bar & Kitchen, Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre, Bennett Road, Leeds LS6 3HN

An evening of traditional Irish Music and Song with special guests Sabrina Piggott and The Becky Taylor Ensemble.

www.sabrinapiggott.com
www.beckytaylor.info

Irish Music Evening

Rush Hour Trad

Des Hurley and Friends.

Wednesday 27th November 6:00pm

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Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD

Chill out with a drink or coffee after work for an hours traditional Irish music.

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Irish Music Evening

Untold Stories: The Leeds Irish Community

Thursday 28th November 10:30am

£PWYF (Pay What You Feel) View All Gathering Events

Bramley History Society. Bramley Community Centre, Waterloo Lane, Leeds, LS13 2JB

Untold Stories is a community archive project undertaken by the Irish Arts Foundation. Initially funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund, the project looks at the experiences of the emigrant Irish community in Leeds in the second half of the twentieth century, particularly their settlement patterns and cultural traditions.

www.untoldstories.co.uk

Irish Music Evening

Redwood River Band

Owen Spafford and Louis Campbell

Friday 29th November 8:00pm

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The Cardigan Arms (upstairs), 364 Kirkstall Road, Leeds LS4 2HQ

An event showcasing two bands, each with their own individual approach to traditional music from the Irish diaspora and beyond.

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Irish Music Evening

Traditional Irish Music Afternoon

Saturday 30th November 2019 2:30pm

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The Grove Inn, Back Row, Holbeck Urban Village, Leeds LS11 5PL

An afternoon of traditional Irish Music with special guests and album launch by Michael Walsh, ‘A Quarehawk: Music from Stockport, Sligo, Asturias and beyond...’ Joining Michael on stage will be Liz Hanley on fiddle and vocals and Will Hampson on melodeons.

www.michaelwalshmusic.com

Irish Music Evening

'Once' - Film Event

Monday 2nd December 2019 7:30pm

£6 on the door View All Gathering Events

Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD

Set on the streets of Dublin, this music-filled film tells the story of two kindred spirits during an eventful week as they write and record songs that reveal their unique love story. A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a young Czech woman, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate...

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Gaelic Language Conversational Groups

Untold Stories – Leeds Museum Exhibition

17th September 2019 to 5th January 2020

FREE EVENT

The Community Corridor, Leeds City Museum Millennium Square, LS2 8BH

There has been a substantial Irish community in Leeds for almost 200 years. Today, around 50,000 people living in Leeds are of Irish descent. This display will explore their lives in Leeds through photographs and stories.

museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk

A City and its Welcome

A City and its Welcome

Throughout 2019

FREE EVENT

Third Floor, Leeds City Museum, Millenium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH

Irish Arts Foundation have been working in collaboration with Leeds Museums and Galleries Services and a number of local community groups and organisations on this project.

Leeds City Museum tells the story of Leeds and its people throughout the ages. Many people have come to Leeds to start a new life, including those escaping famine in Ireland in the 1800s

www.leeds.gov.uk

Gaelic Language Conversational Groups

Irish Language Conversational Groups

Throughout 2019

Contribution to room hire (further details on request)

Swarthmore Education Centre 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD

We are pleased to announce the continuation of the Irish language conversation group for the forthcoming academic year. The group, open to new members, is operated in a relaxed environment. The session takes place at Swarthmore Education Centre (Wednesday 6pm-7pm). It is ideally suited for those who have a little knowledge of the language already. tel: 0113 2787442

Gaelic Language Conversational Groups

The Roscoe Display

Throughout 2019

FREE EVENT

The Community Corridor, Leeds City Museum Millennium Square, LS2 8BH

A recreation of the legendary Leeds pub, The Roscoe (formerly of Sheepscar interchange) is currently on display in Leeds City Museum.

The model is the creation of Dubliner Andy Gibney, a resident of Leeds since the early 1970's and forms part of the 'Story of Leeds' section of the museum.

Yorkshire Evening Post


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