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All-Island Harps Alive Festival to conclude in Dublin with a Commemoration of the Life of Prolific Musician and Collector Edward Bunting

Harpers and historians joined forces this month to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the first Harpers’ Assembly with five days of harp music and heritage in a unique cross-community series of events, concluding in Dublin with a commemoration of the life of Edward Bunting. In 1792, Bunting was commissioned to collect and transcribe the ancient...

8 Free Events Taking Place This Weekend At The Harps Alive Festival In Belfast

Harpers and historians will join forces in July to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the Belfast Harpers’ Assembly with five days of music and heritage in a unique cross-community series of events. Organised by the Harps Alive partnership, the festival will bring together the finest harpers from across the island to recognise the landmark event...