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  • Winter Workshops @ Highland Branch – Bill Taylor

    Zoom

    Bill Taylor Lecture-Demonstration & Playing Workshop Bill will first present a survey of harps in Scotland, Ireland and Wales, from their origins in the early Middle Ages through to the C19th. This will include images as well as live examples of music from different periods using different instruments. Following a short break, he will lead …

    £12 – £16

    Transpennine Harps Festival 2021

    Zoom

    We are hugely excited to announce our second annual Transpennine Harps Festival weekend! There will be a wide variety of workshops for players of all abilities, as well as an informal livestream concert by the indefatigable Lucy Nolan and Tamsin Dearnley. The Festival is open to all and provides a wonderful opportunity to learn, ask questions, and to …

    £5

    Cheyenne Brown @ Edinburgh Branch

    Zoom

    The Edinburgh Branch is delighted to welcome Cheyenne Brown who will lead our Zoom Session this Saturday, November 6th, from 2pm - 4pm. Music will sent out in advance. If you would like to join in please forward the £6 payment by bank transfer or cheque. Account name: Clàrsach Society Edinburgh Branch/ Sort code 83 …

    £6

    Robin Huw Bowen @ Wales Branch

    Pentrecwrt Village Hall Pentrecwrt, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire

    Robin Huw Bowen the renowned triple harpist will be giving a workshop for those attending, which from past experience will be both a lively and instructive event. He is widely acclaimed for having revived traditional Welsh gypsy music. He teaches to all levels. 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm, doors open 1.30 pm.

    £15 – £20

    Christmas @ Edinburgh Branch 1: A Day to Play

    Zoom

    There will be a “A Day To Play” in Craiglockart Parish Church on Saturday 27th November, when tutors will guide you through a variety of Christmas music.To encourage social distancing, there will be two separate sessions in the morning, from 10.30am - 12.30pm; and two in the afternoon, from 2 - 4pm.Those who like to …

    £6

    Winter Workshops @ Highland Branch – Isbel Pendlebury and Cheyenne Brown

    Zoom

    Isbel Pendlebury and Cheyenne Brown A Christmas theme!  Beginner / Intermediate group and Intermediate / Advanced group. 1.45pm: Sign onto Zoom2-3pm: Session 13-3.20pm: Break3.20-4.20pm: Session 24.20-4.30: Final gathering Contact Kirsty at Highland Branch for more details.

    £12 – £16

    Christmas @ Edinburgh Branch 2: A Day to Play

    Zoom

    On Saturday 4th December, we will be meeting in George Watson's College for an informal “Open Rehearsal” from 2.30 - 4pm when we will play through all the Christmas music.On this occasion we will be joined by a few singers and a limited audience.Festive jumpers and tinsel on harps are encouraged!This session will also be …

    £6

    Harriet Earis @ Wales Branch

    Pentrecwrt Village Hall Pentrecwrt, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire

    Harriet Earis is now considered one of the foremost exponents of the Celtic harp in the UK, specialising in Welsh, Irish and Scottish music, as well as a variety of other genres. It is great to see her teaching live workshops again after her much appreciated online concerts over lockdown. She adapts her teaching style …

    £15 – £20

    Gwen Màiri @ Glasgow Branch

    Zoom

    Our December workshop will be held on the 12th of December via Zoom. Our tutor will be Gwen Màiri and she'll be teaching us a tune off her upcoming album - which is extremely exciting! Entry and setup: 1.45 - 2pm Post-beginners/elementary: 2pm - 3pm Break for socialising: 3pm-3.30pm Intermediate/Advanced: 3.30-4.30pm Playthrough: 4.30-4.45pm All abilities …

    £3

    Ciorstaidh Beaton @ Glasgow Branch

    Zoom

    Out with January and in with February - meaning the return of our monthly workshops! For this month's workshop on Sunday 13th February, we are delighted to welcome tutor Ciorstaidh Beaton! This workshop will take place solely on Zoom.  Entry and setup: 1.45 - 2pm Post-beginners/elementary: 2pm - 3pm Break for socialising: 3pm-3.30pm Intermediate/Advanced: 3.30-4.30pm …

    £3

    Eira Lynn Jones @ Edinburgh Branch

    Zoom

    We are delighted that Eira Lynn Jones will be leading our Zoom Session on Saturday March 5th from 2pm - 4pm. All are welcome. The cost is £6 to be transferred to: Ac. name: Clarsach Society Edinburgh BranchSC: 83 19 09Ac no: 00124812 Please provide your name and date as payment reference. Or, by cheque …

    £6

    Sophie Rocks @ Glasgow Branch

    Zoom

    March Workshop For this month's workshop, we have our very own secretary Sophie Rocks - Harpist ! Sophie will be taking us back to her home with a couple of Shetland tunes Taking place on Sunday the 13th of March, this workshop will be both in person and on Zoom. Open to absolutely everyone so …

    £8