Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Friday 2nd-Monday 5th June 2017
Experience the very best in authentic traditional Irish music “the pure drop” with internationally acclaimed musicians at the Ceol Aneas Festival.
The Festival Highlight Concert will be at The Theatre Royal, 7pm Sunday and will feature an exciting line up of 2017 festival guests. Tickets will be available from Ticket Direct and Theatre Royal
The Ceili Dance, with live musicians, will be held in Saturday from 7 onwards and is fun for everyone. Venue TBC.
Traditional Irish music ‘sessions' will be from 8 pm till late at The Free House and East Street Cafe. Highly regarded world-wide, the Ceol Aneas Festival attracts skilled musicians to Nelson and the sessions, with festival guests included, provide a lively atmosphere continuing on into the small hours. Free to enter.
Asinging session, focussing on Irish singing, welcoming all, family friendly and free to enter will be held at Cafe Affair on Saturday from 4 - 6 pm.
Ceol Aneas pronounced (kee-ol an-ass) is Irish Gaelic for Music (Ceol) of the South.
" It's a great weekend as there’s no way you can separate the music from the ‘craic’ (fun)"
Keep an eye on the Ceol Aneas website for updates.