HNW Festival 2015

Our Summer Harp Festival 2015 was

supported by the Cumbria Community Foundation.

 

FESTIVAL AT A GLANCE...

 

Tutors / Performers

 

Ailie Robertson and her band,

The Outside Track

 

Mary Dunsford

 

Anna Howard

 

Alice Pell

 

Heather Yule

 

Clare Bakewell

 

 

Courses at a Glance

 

Quebecois Music

 

Irish Music

 

Minstrels & Troubadours

 

Takes Two to Tango

 

Classics for Ensemble

 

Plucking Pops

 

Harp Maintenance

 

Manx Tunes

 

Sounds Familiar?

 

Harp and the Spoken Word

 

Absolute Beginners'

 

Come & Try Ukulele

 

 

 

harp curve and levers

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HNW Summer Harp Festival 2015

Held over 31 July - August 2

at Newton Rigg, Penrith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our superb 2015 Festival featured a wide-ranging variety of courses with Ailie

Robertson, Heather Yule and a team of local tutors.

 

The Festival began with an exciting concert by The Outside Track featuring

harpist Ailie Robertson. This was held in St Andrew’s Church in Penrith,

about 15 minutes’ drive from the College.

 

As well as all the fabulous harp courses available, John Hoare of Pilgrim Harps

showed us how to care for our harps, while Mary Dunsford had us playing the ukulele!

 

There was also harp servicing by John, and a superb collection of music and

CDs from Creighton’s Collection to browse through. And let's not forget

Jane's delicious Jams!

 

And on the Saturday there was an Absolute Beginners’ Workshop,

where non-harpists had the opportunity to discover this special instrument.

(Harps were provided).

 

After the Festival Dinner on Saturday night, Heather Yule entertained us

with her Storytelling skills while we relaxed in our lounge (with bar) in the

College Conference Centre!

 

We loved meeting all of you harp enthusiasts for our weekend of total

harp immersion in the beautiful setting of the northern Lake District.

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Supported by the Cumbria Community Foundation.