Pavee Song – Pavee Culture: “Dark Horse on The Wind” The Life and Songs Of Liam Weldon
“PAVEE SONG – PAVEE CULTURE” A Season of Photographs, Films and Music, paying Tribute to the Culture and Song Tradition of the Irish Gypsy and Travelling Community.
This short season will comprise of an exhibition, three films and a live concert:
🗓Thu 16 November – EXHIBITION of Photography opens “The Travellers by Donovan Wylie”
🗓Fri 17 November – FILM: “Dark Horse On The Wind”, a homage to the life and songs of the traditional ballad singer, song-writer and Travellers Rights Campaigner, Liam Weldon (1933–1995)
🗓Sat 18 November – FILMS (A DOUBLE BILL) “Songs Of The Open Road”, a focus on the life of the award-winning Irish Traveller, Traditional Singer and Song Collector, Thomas McCarthy, (winner of the 2019 Gradam Ceoil Award’ – Ireland’s most prestigious award for Irish song & traditional music): Followed by Sé Merry Doyle’s film “Traveller Tales” winner of the prestigious “2019 Irish Garda Award”.
🗓Sun 19 November – A LIVE CONCERT with the award-winning Irish Traveller, Traditional Singer and Song Collector, Thomas McCarthy. (Winner of the Gradam Ceoil Award 2022, the most prestigious award for Irish traditional song and music in Ireland)
Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm
Tickets: £10 for film, £30 for weekend pass