Wednesday, 10 September 2014

6th Annual Fall Celtic Festival - 14 Sept 2014

Drop in to the 6th Annual Fall Celtic Festival this weekend at St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts.

All the event details are found at their snazzy new website:

and here

Join us for an afternoon of Celtic traditional music, song and dance....
Noon – 6:00 pm. FREE ADMISSION 
Local Musicians – some of the best musicians in Ottawa are donating their time and talent for this event.
  • Dancers from various dance schools
  • FOOD – BBQ – BAR – Refreshments
  • Come and mingle with the folks, where you can tap your feet to the rhythm of traditional music and dance to the sound of violins, accordions and bagpipes.
  • A perfect event for the entire family - EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
  • A great way for students from out of town to introduce themselves to the City. Looking forward to seeing you there!
  • Meet some of the folks from the Irish community in Ottawa:
  • Sue Fay Healy School of Irish Dance , Gaelic Football Club, Ottawa Irish Rugby Club, Irish Society of the National Capital Region, Irish Seniors Drop-in Centre, Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Ottawa - Irish Cultural Movement, The Gaelic Hour CHIN 97.9fm, Ottawa chapter of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce, Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada – Festival, Ottawa Celtic Choir, Canadian Association for Irish Studies, Irish Eyes - Irish Eyes brings you all the very finest clothing and giftwares available from Ireland. 

Concert: The Shuffle Season presents: Songs of Canada, the British Isles and Europe - 19 Sept 2014

There is an upcoming concert that may of interest to lovers of folk music in Ottawa. A talented trio, The Shuffle Season, are playing a concert entitled Songs of Canada, the British Isles and Europe.

There are two local dates in the area:
  • Friday, 19th Sept. 7:30pm - St Luke’s Church, 760 Somerset St W (Chinatown)
  • Sunday, 21st Sept. 2:00pm – St Andrew’s Church, Pakenham

(The attached poster refers only to the St Lukes date.)

There’s much more info about this intriguing trio, their diverse backgrounds, and their instruments, at the website here:

See you there!