Weaving is acknowledged as one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world, and it is alive in Cape Breton. Come and try your hand at throwing a shuttle.
Tag Archives | October 13
This class, lead by Dwayne Côté, is tailored for beginner to early intermediate players and will focus on Cape Breton fiddle techniques and tunes.
Find out more about this year’s festival artists as they demonstrate their talents, and are interviewed for a live-to-tape recording of CBC Cape Breton’s popular show, Mainstreet.
Daily lunch Ceilidh featuring live music while you enjoy a homemade Cape Breton lunch (menu pricing).
Show and sale of a wide variety of handicrafts made by local artists working in fibre.
Take a tour through Whitney Pier’s working class district. Learn how steel-workers lived and played on the narrow streets.
This course instructed by Dwayne Côté offers an introduction to fiddle for folks who have never played before. Fiddles will be provided but please bring one if you have one.
Shelly Campbell and Mairi Rankin lead classes for intermediate to advanced players who wish to further their skills and learn the Cape Breton style of playing.