This event will give children an opportunity to become familiar with Celtic culture through music, song and dance.
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New tenor banjo players, as well as mandolin and fiddle players who want to try this instrument, will find this workshop very rewarding. Instructed by Roger Stone.
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Roger Stone provides an introduction and refresher class on picking and rhythm techniques for jigs and reels.
Mischa Macpherson of Scotland leads this demonstration and talk of Gaelic songs. If you have the language you’re welcome to join in.
Dàimh is a band with members from Scotland, Eire,Cape Breton, and USA, sharing tales and tunes they’ve brought with them across the ocean.
The process of turning carded wool and spinning it into yarn is yet another early craft still common in Cape Breton. Give it a try!
Kelly MacArthur gives step dance instruction with a bit of square dancing.
The Highlanders celebrated their culture, not in huge buildings or sculptures but in their songs and stories. Learn of their history through this sharing of songs and tales.