Celebration of Irish music, poetry and dancing at St James' Piccadilly

A 'Celebration of Irish music, poetry and dancing', hosted by the Irish Chaplaincy on the eve of St Brigid, will take place at St James' Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL on Friday, January 31st 2020. Doors 6.30pm for a 7pm start

Among the performers are:

London Celtic Youth Orchestra: Traditional Irish music and dancing.

Irish Pensioners Choir;

Sean Ryan MBE: former professional actor, musician and schools music provider, and who for many years fronted touring Irish and Celtic rock bands, including The Whiskey Preachers and Plastic Paddys. Sean is currently the Catholic church's National Coordinator for Community Sponsorship of refugees.

Lucy Winkett, rector of St James, and former professional soprano.

Anton Thompson-McCormick: the Belfast-born actor will be singing 'Síuil A Rúin'

Luckpenny Ceílí band

Megan Davies: Traditional Irish music and dancing

There will also be poetry from: Rory Mac Giolla Chomhaill, Fr Gerry McFlynn and Gerry Molumby (also our MC for the night)

Eddie Gilmore will be finishing off the evening with a couple of his own songs.

The event is sponsored by McGrath Charitable Trust, Platt Reilly, and Toureen Group.

Tickets are still available for £10 (they'll be £12 on the night!). See:


Tags: Irish Chaplaincy, Eddie Gilmore, St James, St Brigid, Concert, Lucy Winkett, Anton Thompson-McCormick, Luckpenny Ceílí band. Megan Davies

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