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Celtic Inn Targe and Colin Craig Claidheamh Mòr

Celtic Inn Targe and Colin Craig Claidheamh Mòr

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  • Sat 20 May ’17, 9:10am – 5:00pm


The Celtic Inn, Regent Arcade, 73-77 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North Show map


All Ages Licensed

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00

Join us on Saturday 20 May for an annual exhibition of fine musicianship from New Zealand’s best.

The Celtic Inn Targe and Colin Craig Claidheamh Mòr (“Claymore”) competitions are set to again showcase local and national solo bagpiping talent at the highest level, and you are warmly invited share in the renowned atmosphere brought by these special events.

Inaugurated in 1984, Claidheamh Mòr is an invitational competition whereby up to nine invitees are selected based on results attained during the 12 months prior. Later years brought the addition of the Celtic Inn Targe competition for the playing of Piobaireachd (“Pibroch”), the classical music of the Great Highland Bagpipe.

The Targe event commences at 9.10am, before 1.30pm brings the afternoon’s Claidheamh Mòr performances.

Would you like to find out more about the Manawatu Scottish Society and our other events? Or perhaps you are interested in learning the bagpipes or drums?

All enquiries are welcome and please feel free to contact Brent Le Quesne on 027 289 8711 or blequesne@gmail.com.

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