Come and join this well-established Festival in a friendly community who keep their own dialect and music alive and kicking – whit children and adults alike writing in dialect as well as the rich heritage of the land that surrounds them – they make everyone welcome and you will have a weekend to remember!
This year Rothbury welcomes :-
8:30 Ceilidh with Old Heads on the Block – Jubilee Hall
9:30am – Children’s Competitions – in All Saints Church
8:00pm – Piping & Singing Session – in the ‘Coquetvale Hotel’ – The Coquetvale welcomes Northumbrian Pipers & Singers to their Hotel for an informal session evening.
10:00am – 12:00pm – WORKSHOPS – Northumbrian Piping get together – an informal piping session before the start of the competitions (self led) in the Dovecot Room, Jubilee Hall.
12:30pm – 5:00pm – Open Competitions
10:30am – 12:00pm – Irish Dance Workshop – Jubilee Hall
12:00pm – 3:45pm – Rothbury & Neilston Pipe Bands Parade, Highland Dancers – plus much, much more…..
6:30pm – All Saints Church Acoustic Concert – featuring this years Festival Guests and Competition Winners.
8:00pm – Piping and Singing Session at the Coquetvale Hotel – The Coquetvale Hotel welcomes Northumbrian pipers and singers to their hotel for an informal evening session
8:30pm ’til Late – Non Dancing Ceilidh in the Mart – Featuring The Heathen Kings, Johnston & Gordon, Absolutely Legless to name but a few
11:00am – 12:30pm – Final Fling with the ‘festival stalwarts band’. Come along and join in.
12:00pm onwards – Sessions throughout the pubs and hotels in the village for those festival survivors still standing
Though correct at time of printing, please check Festival /Artist Website for any changes, amendments or alterations
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