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Parkes all shook up over award - Parkes Champion-Post

November 21, 2017 - 11:34pm

Parkes all shook up over award
Parkes Champion-Post
Parkes Elvis Festival was one of eight finalists in the Festivals and Events category, taking home the title ahead of the Orange F.O.O.D Week, Canowindra Balloon Challenge, Australian Celtic Festival, Byron Writers Festival, Deni Ute Muster, Eat the ...

Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival gears up for its 25th anniversary - The Australian Financial Review

November 21, 2017 - 10:05pm

The Australian Financial Review

Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival gears up for its 25th anniversary
The Australian Financial Review
Descending for Celtic Connections, the city's annual winter music festival, they will set the gritty city ablaze. Celtic Connections started in 1994 and has developed into a vibrant cultural fixture. For its 25th anniversary in January, more than 2100 ...

Celtic Cultures Alliance of the Quad Cities' Trivia Night Dec. 2 - Quad-Cities Online

November 21, 2017 - 8:27pm

Celtic Cultures Alliance of the Quad Cities' Trivia Night Dec. 2
Quad-Cities Online
... the Celtic Cultures Alliance of the Quad Cities' Trivia Night. The trivia night will be held on, Saturday, December 2nd at the Knights of Columbus. The Celtic Cultures Alliance of the Quad Cities is a non-profit that hosts the Celtic Festival and ...

Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala - Goderich Signal Star

November 20, 2017 - 4:23pm

Goderich Signal Star

Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala
Goderich Signal Star
The 2017 nominees of the Spirit of Success Awards gala were: Benmiller Inn and Spa; Cait's Cafe; Clare Day of Yoga Den; Cowbell Brewery; Elizabeth's Art Gallery; Fincher's; Flippin' Eggs; Gateway Rural Health; Goderich Celtic Festival 2017; Goderich ...

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Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala - Seaforth Huron Expositor

November 20, 2017 - 4:20pm

Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala
Seaforth Huron Expositor
The 2017 nominees of the Spirit of Success Awards gala were: Benmiller Inn and Spa; Cait's Cafe; Clare Day of Yoga Den; Cowbell Brewery; Elizabeth's Art Gallery; Fincher's; Flippin' Eggs; Gateway Rural Health; Goderich Celtic Festival 2017; Goderich ...

Celtic Connections Launch 25th Festival Programme (18 Jan – 4 Feb 2018) - Folk Radio UK (blog)

November 20, 2017 - 11:52am

Folk Radio UK (blog)

Celtic Connections Launch 25th Festival Programme (18 Jan – 4 Feb 2018)
Folk Radio UK (blog)
The Celtic Connections festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2018. In true Celtic Connections style the festival will feature an ambitious and eclectic line-up of musicians from all corners of the world who have been invited to take to the ...

Music: Scots Fiddle Festival at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh - The Times

November 20, 2017 - 12:05am

The Times

Music: Scots Fiddle Festival at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
The Times
Friday's headliner, Graham Mackenzie, first appeared at the festival as a 12-year-old. Now 25, he returned to perform an autobiographical programme with references that included a Celtic Connections Danny award win at about the same time as that first ...

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Celtic rock from the Roving Crows @ Conquest Theatre, Bromyard - Herefordshire Live

November 19, 2017 - 7:13pm

Herefordshire Live

Celtic rock from the Roving Crows @ Conquest Theatre, Bromyard
Herefordshire Live
You might know these guys from Lakefest 2016 (check out the video below for a clip of them onstage at the Eastnor Festival) - but if not, they're a local four-piece who made their name off the back of pairing some very Celtic rhythms with very folk-y rock.

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We need a Celtic festival - The Queensland Times

November 18, 2017 - 7:13pm

The Queensland Times

We need a Celtic festival
The Queensland Times
Recently, a band member told me to establish a weekend Celtic festival in Ipswich. Limestone Park would be a great place to hold such an event. Maybe it could take place during the weekend of the FUSED Festival celebrating the Arts in Ipswich ...

Busy 2017 for Josie and Pablo and a new album in 2018 - Stornoway Gazette

November 17, 2017 - 8:15am

Stornoway Gazette

Busy 2017 for Josie and Pablo and a new album in 2018
Stornoway Gazette
However it looks like things will be getting even busier for this young folk duo as early in 2018 they will also doing an album launch at Celtic Connections. They will be performing numbers from their debut album called 'The Morning Tempest' at Glasgow ...

Scottish folk singers Auld Hat New Heids performing in Perth - The Courier

November 17, 2017 - 7:45am

The Courier

Scottish folk singers Auld Hat New Heids performing in Perth
The Courier
Since then they've had considerable success at theatres up and down the country – including a sell-out concert at the prestigious Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow in January and two 'full-house' concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In July ...

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Irish Language Activist Aodán Mac Póilin Commemorated with Launch of Bursary - The Irish Film Television Network

November 16, 2017 - 12:46pm

Irish Language Activist Aodán Mac Póilin Commemorated with Launch of Bursary
The Irish Film Television Network
Northern Ireland Screen's Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) and the Celtic Media Festival this afternoon announced a new bursary fund to commemorate the late Aodán Mac Póilin. Details of 'Ciste Cuimhneacháin Aodáin Mhic Phóilin' were announced ...

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Club Passim's BCMFest grows to four days, adds The Sinclair to January event venues - Cambridge Day

November 16, 2017 - 4:43am

Cambridge Day

Club Passim's BCMFest grows to four days, adds The Sinclair to January event venues
Cambridge Day
Tickets went on sale today for an expanded BCMFest, with Club Passim's annual Boston Celtic Music Festival now stretching across four days and adding The Sinclair as a performance venue. The growth, coming in the January festival's 15th year, “will ...

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Australia Day Celtic Festival facing the end - Daily Telegraph

November 14, 2017 - 11:49pm

Daily Telegraph

Australia Day Celtic Festival facing the end
Daily Telegraph
For more than a decade, the Australia Day Celtic Festival entertained the crowds in Bradfield Park bringing traditional song and dance to the occasion. This all came to an end when North Sydney Council told the organisers they were not welcome in the ...

Pub creates special green brew for beer festival - Bude & Stratton Post

November 14, 2017 - 1:43am

Bude & Stratton Post

Pub creates special green brew for beer festival
Bude & Stratton Post
ST AUSTELL Brewery is celebrating the work of its environmental evangelists with a special green brew for this year's Celtic Beer Festival, crafted by Alison Williams and Mike Goff from the Port William hotel at Trebarwith. Green Hopped Pilsener was ...

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Piper Fred Morrison prepares for new Scottish tour - West Highland Free Press

November 13, 2017 - 5:14pm

West Highland Free Press

Piper Fred Morrison prepares for new Scottish tour
West Highland Free Press
Described as a “piping virtuoso” by 'The Scotsman' in its review of his 2009 album 'Outlands', acclaimed musician Fred Morrison will take to the stage in Portree this Wednesday as he embarks on a tour of Scotland ahead of the release of his new album ...

Pub creates special green brew for beer festival - Cornish & Devon Post

November 13, 2017 - 1:08pm

Pub creates special green brew for beer festival
Cornish & Devon Post
ST AUSTELL Brewery is celebrating the work of its environmental evangelists with a special green brew for this year's Celtic Beer Festival, crafted by Alison Williams and Mike Goff from the Port William hotel at Trebarwith. Green Hopped Pilsener was ...

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Manx shine in Celtic dance fest - Isle of Man Today

November 12, 2017 - 9:48am

Isle of Man Today

Manx shine in Celtic dance fest
Isle of Man Today
Manx dancers, both adult and the very young, made sure that the island's culture and music was well represented at a festival of music and dance over the weekend. More than 35 dancers from the Skeddan Jiarg dance group made the trip to Newquay, ...

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cultureManx shine in celtic dance fest | News | Isle of Man - Isle of Man Today

November 12, 2017 - 9:38am

Isle of Man Today

cultureManx shine in celtic dance fest | News | Isle of Man
Isle of Man Today
Manx dancers, both adult and the very young, made sure that the island's culture and music was well represented at a festival of music and dance over the ...

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Young Manx dancers shine in celtic dance fest - Isle of Man Today

November 12, 2017 - 9:38am

Young Manx dancers shine in celtic dance fest
Isle of Man Today
Manx dancers, both adult and the very young, made sure that the island's culture and music was well represented at a festival of music and dance over the weekend. More than 35 dancers from the Skeddan Jiarg dance group made the trip to Newquay, ...

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