08 February 2013: The Drogheda Singing Gathering

The Drogheda Singing Gathering

As part of the nationwide Gathering festival, the Droichead Arts Centre and the Drogheda Singers will attempt to host the largest gathering of traditional singers over one weekend.

The Drogheda Singing Gathering will involve singers from every aspect of the Irish tradition and from Scotland, England and America. The weekend will be centred around a continuous singing session at the Droichead Arts Centre in Stockwell Street and at other venues in Drogheda town. It will culminate in a concert featuring local group The Voice Squad, the critically-acclaimed family group, the Unthanks, and the legendary figures of the English folk scene, Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy.

Dates

8-10 February 2013

County

Louth

Lead organisation

Droichead Arts Centre

Partners

Drogheda Traditional Singers, The Voice Squad, Howth Circle, The Inishowen Singers and Reynardine.

Further information

www.droichead.com

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