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Remembering Bunting Festival


8/02/2019 - 10/02/2019


11:00PM - 5:00PM


Please see individual event


Free - all are welcome

In collaboration with Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

08 Feb: Harty Room, Music, Queen’s University Belfast

11:00 Dr. Sarah McCleave (QUB): “A Tale of Two Tunes: Bunting and Irish Music History”

11:45 Simon Cruikshank (Historical Harp Society of Ireland): “Harp in the Era of Bunting”

13:00 Lunchtime Concert: Siobhán Armstrong (HHSI)

14:00-15:00: Workshop: Sylvia Crawford (HHSI).

To register as a participant in the workshop, contact

08 Feb: Reading Room, Special Collections and Archives, McClay Library, QUB

15:15 Louisa Costelloe (QUB): An Introduction to the Bunting Manuscripts (with Exhibition)

This event is FREE, but places are limited. To book a place, contact:

08 Feb: Skainos Centre, Newtonards Road, Belfast

19:00 Festival Launch

21:00 Music Session

09 Feb: St Mary’s Hall, Chapel Lane, Belfast

13:00 Dr. Conor Caldwell Lecture-Recital: “Bunting Tunes Then & Now”

09 Feb: St George’s Church, High Street, Belfast

19:00 Concert with Craobh Rua, Siobhán Armstrong, Katy Graham Harp Ensemble, Aoife, Grupa Cheoil Turas

10 Feb: Coláiste Feirste, Falls Road, Belfast

12:00-14:.00 Workshops

14:00-15:00 Music Session

For further information, contact

10 Feb: Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Falls Road, Belfast

16:00 Festival Finale Session

Remembering Bunting Festival Programme 2019

Amanda Kirkpatrick, Music, Events and Performance Officer t: 028 9097 5227 e: