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Life & Style | St Patrick’s 2016

St Patrick’s Day celebrations where you are: Jersey and the West of England

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Children celebrating St Patrick’s Day

BRISTOL

Sunday, March 13

Annual St Patrick’s Parade

The parade is followed by music and dance at The City Academy

More St Patrick’s 2016:

Time: Parade begins 12.30pm; music at City Academy 2-5pm

Route: From St Patrick’s, Blackswarth Road, Bristol, BS5 7JA to The City Academy

Admission: City Academy £3, children £1.50

Venue: The City Academy, Russell Town Ave, Bristol BS5 9JH

Tel: 01179413800 www.bristolirishsociety.org

 

Tuesday, March 15

Forty Shades of Green Meets Country Roads

The Redgrave Theatre Bristol presents the ultimate tribute to Irish & Country music. A great night of song and dance —heralding in St Patrick’s celebrations — will feature the Country Roads Band providing accompaniment for Jason Bracken, Trena Marie and Lyndon Mark. Bristol’s O’Malley Irish Dancers will also make an appearance.

Time: 7.30pm www.cliftoncollege.com/upper/redgrave-theatre

Venue: Redgrave Theatre, Clifton College, Guthrie Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3EZ

Admission: £12

 

EXETER

Thursday, March 17

Hatt’s St Patrick’s Day Session

The regular, very friendly session at Hatt’s is being expanded for the day, with the music beginning at around 6pm. Expect an eclectic, cosmopolitan crowd.

Time: 6pm till late

Admission: free

Venue: Hatt’s,11 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4

Tel: 01392 434184

JERSEY

Friday, March 18

Jersey Irish Society St Patrick’s Day Black Tie Ball Music by Dermot Crehan and Give Me Your Hand. The evening includes: Presentation of the GAA Patrick Hickey Memorial Cup, Irish Person of the Year Award and presentation of the Michael Kilroy Memorial (Perpetual) Award. It’s Jersey’s answer to the Oscars!

Time: 7pm-1am

Admission: £50 for Jersey Irish Society members & £55 for non-members

Venue: Royal Yacht Hotel, Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey

Tel: 01534 720511

 

WILTSHIRE

Thursday, March 17

Mal Rogers and Barry Wickens

The Bear, Bradford-on-Avon, will be presenting Mal Rogers (of Irish Mist, and indeed The Irish Post!) along with Barry Wickens, for a special St Patrick’s night concert. Barry, who plays fiddle, mandolin and guitar, has been a key member of Steve Harley’s Cockney Rebel since 1984. He is a long time musical collaborator with Mal.

Time: 8.30pm

Admission: free

Venue: The Bear, 26 Silver Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1JY

Tel: 01225 862356

www.bearinnbradfordonavon.com

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