HSC Christmas Night 5th December 2019

HOWTH SINGING CIRCLE CHRISTMAS SESSION

‘From Dawn ‘Til Setting Sun’

 

 

With Special Guest – Tim Dennehy

Bean agus Fear an Tí – Ann Riordan agus Laurence Bond

Thursday, 5th December 2019 At 8.30

Abbey Tavern, Howth

Free Christmas Raffle

All welcome, singers, musicians, listeners.

‘So leave the door upon the latch, and set the fire to sleep,

and prey they’ll rest with us tonight when all the world’s asleep.

Don’t blow the tall white candle out but leave it burning bright,

So that they know they’re welcome here this holy Christmas Night’

 

 

7th November 2019

Howth Singing Circle – November Session 

Women’s Songs

 

with Helen Lahert & Niamh Parsons

Thursday, 7 November

at 8.30pm, Abbey Tavern

 

all welcome – musicians, singers and listeners

 

‘There’s coopers there an curers there an buyers, canny chiels

An lassies at the picklin an ithers at the creels

An you’ll wish the fish had been a’ left in the sea

By the time you finish guttin herrin on the Yarmouth quay’.

October 2019 UPDATE

Howth Singing Circle –October Session

Due to weather forecast the October session has been unfortunately cancelled, and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Special Guest – Liam O’Connor

Thursday, 3 October

at 8.30pm, Abbey Tavern

The night begins with Liam giving a presentation on –

‘The Work of the Irish Traditional Music Archive’

All welcome – musicians, singers and listeners – Please note earlier start time.

‘With shut eyes, we tapped our feet

to ‘The Frightened Policeman’,

‘The Raked Fire’ and the Killanéd Waltz’,

marvelling as a wax cylinder was re-wound …’

11th June 2019 – Special Night

Note the change from our usual first Thursday of the month

 

On Tuesday June 11th at 9pm in the Abbey Tavern, Howth Singing Circle is delighted to bring you special guests, from the Appalachian tradition of Rural Retreat, Virginia: Elizabeth LaPrelle and her mother Sandy Newlin

Elizabeth LaPrelle is known for her magnificent voice, her respect for the old Appalachian songs, and her authentic mountain sound and style.

This is a rare opportunity to experience an evening of authentic Appalachian folk singing from Elizabeth and her mother Sandy.

 

All welcome

Please feel free to forward this to any interested.

May 2019 HSC and SIPTU MayFest Singing and Walking Tour.

A chairde

‘Do Me Justice’

With Laurence Bond & Ann Riordan

Thursday 2 May at 9pm in The Abbey Tavern, Howth.

‘Do me justice, treat me fair,
And I won’t be discontented /And I won’t be laughed at anywhere / But fairly represented’

 

Also – as part of the SIPTU MayFest, the Howth Singing Circle have, at Ethel Buckley’s request, organised a Singing & Walking Tour commencing at Liberty Hall at 10.30 sharp and concluding at the Larkin Monument in O’Connell Street before retiring to the Pipers Corner.

All welcome to both events