Cross Cultural Music, Song & Dance on the banks of the Bann.

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Sincere thanks to the Bannside Pharmacy for their very generous sponsorship of £500. Pictured receiving the cheque from Eoghan O'Brien on behalf of the committee is Geraldine Donnelly, festival treasurer....

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Sincere thanks to the Bannvale Credit Union for their very generous sponsorship of £450. Pictured receiving the cheque from John on behalf of the committee is Siobhan McCormack, festival secretary....

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The attached form(s) can be completed in advance and brought along with you on Thursday 14th September. Look forward to seeing everyone! ...

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Pictured are the committee getting into the spirit of the festival as they make final preparations for the 18th Gig'n the Bann, 14th - 17th September. ...

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Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the festival committee the 'Celtic Thistle - Solo Piping Competition' has been cancelled. We apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience this may cause. However you will still have the chance to hear top class piping from the McNeillstown, Broughshane & District, Kilrea and Ballydonaghy Pipe Bands at the Pipe'n the Bann event in...

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Tickets on Sale!

9 Sep 2017

We have three fantastic concerts over the festival weekend - make sure to obtain your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets can be purchased from the following shops in Portglenone: All Occasions All Occasions Closet Moments Moments Portglenone Tickets can also be reserved by emailing: info@gignthebann.com   ...

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A Bodhrán workshop for teachers and students will take place on Saturday 16th September from 3pm to 5pm in the Men's Shed. Please register in advance using the attached form. ...

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Geraldine Donnelly (Treasurer) and Siobhan McCormack (Secretary) hand over 2 tickets for the Saturday evening concert to Paul from the Bannvale Credit Union who will launch a competition on the 2nd September for the chance to win the tickets to see the fantastic Tim Edey, Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle in concert on the 16th September....

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Tickets can now be purchased from the following shops in Portglenone: All Occasions All Occasions Closet Moments Moments Portglenone Tickets can also be reserved by emailing: info@gignthebann.com Please note that a collection date for reserved tickets will be arranged before the festival....

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A big thank you to Vincent McAllister for this beautiful painting which will feature on our festival flyer and poster this year. You will have the chance to see Vincent’s work for yourself as his first ever solo exhibition will take place at the festival. In the meantime please check out his website and facebook page. www.vincentmcallister.ie. Vincent McAllister Irish Art...

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Main Sponsors
  • Oranmore Guesthouse and Tea Rooms
  • Bannvale Credit Union
  • Bannside Pharmacy
  • Community Relations Council
  • Enkalon Foundation

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