Yn Chruinnaght 2016 – 13-17 July 2016


As well as lots of free workshops, concerts, talks and displays, the main part of the festival featured a fantastic line-up of artists at the Centenary Centre in Peel from Wednesday 13 July to Saturday 16 July.

Jecrean 13 Jerrey Souree / Wednesday 13 July
The Wednesday Night Concert: wonderful Welsh band, Calan
With Katie Lawrence’s Folkestra, Centenary Centre

Jerdein 14 Jerrey Souree / Thursday 14 July
Pre-school Manx music morning class, Atholl Room
Pre-lunch walking tour with Wilma, starting from the Centenary Centre
Lunchtime Poetry in the Church, Peel Methodist Church with Manx Bard, Stacey Astill, and Bob Carswell
An evening of music in the Villa Marina Arcade, Douglas
The Thursday Night Concert: the cool Breton styling of An Tri DipoP;
With Ruth Keggin & Birlinn Jiarg, Centenary Centre
Late session with The Ballaghs and Matt Kelly live in the White House

Jeheiney 15 Jerrey Souree / Friday 15 July
Morning class  of Manx Gaelic for beginners, Green’s Tearooms, St Johns
Lunchtime mini concert with Birlinn Jiarg, Peel Methodist Church
Afternoon Children’s Ceili, Atholl Room, Centenary Centre
Afternoon Celtic Language Talk with Aran Jones from ‘Say Something in Welsh’, Guild Room, Peel
Ceili! Fest Noz!
Kippercaillie, Rhythm of Bulgaria & An Tri DipoP, Peel Golf Club
The Friday Night Concert: Celtic Voices
the Isle of Man’s own internationally-renowned, Christine Collister and the haunting sound of Cornish singer/songwriter, Kezia; plus Manx singer-songwriter Aalin Clague, Centenary Centre

Jesarn 16 Jerrey Souree / Saturday 16 July
Artisan Craft Fair, Corrin Hall
Afternoon Cornish Dance workshop, Atholl Room
Mid-afternoon music with Cornish singer-songwriter Kezia in Concert, Peel Methodist Church
An afternoon workshop about playing at sessions, The Whitehouse
The Saturday Night Concert: Dublin folk miscreants, Lynched
With Isla & Caz, Vlad & Ivelina, Centenary Centre

Jedoonee 17 Jerrey Souree / Sunday 17 July
Lunchtime ‘Er y Traie’ Manx language events for the family with Pobble, Peel Beach (near kiosk) – music from the Bree Supergroup
An afternoon of Celtic music and dance displays with Perree Bane, the Bree Supergroup, Skeddan Jiarg & Scoill Daunse Yernagh Ellan Vannin, House of Manannan
To round off, a late afternoon Farewell Session, White House