Gŵyl Uilleann Glanyfferi 2024

Gŵyl bibau gwyddelig fawr mewn pentref bach Cymreig

Ferryside Uilleann Pipes Festival 2024

A big Irish piping festival in a little Welsh village

17—19 May/Mai 2024

Join us for 3 days of traditional Irish and Welsh music and song in the historic seaside village of Ferryside (Glan-y-Fferi) in South West Wales.

Friday/Gwener May 17

Welcome session and social

Saturday/Sadwrn May 18

Classes all day, followed by evening Gala Concert and sessions

Sunday/Sul May 19

Morning Beach Walk followed by our Festival Lecture, the Piper’s Chair and  a final session

Guests/y Gwesteion

Ronan Browne - Uilleann Pipes Pádraic Keane  - Uilleann PipesJason Rouse - Uilleann PipesCeri Rhys Matthews - FluteJulie Murphy - Traditional Welsh Folk SongMikey Kenney - FiddleJon Turton - Uilleann Pipes AirsChris Coe - Pipe Maintenance
Guests will be teaching and performing at the Gala Concert on Saturday night at St Thomas Church, Ferryside.  Tickets will be available at the door for £10/£8.  See 'Schedule' for full details. 

Location/y Lleoliad

The Festival will take place in venues across the village of Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, West Wales. All venues are within easy walking distance of one another. There is ample free parking and the village is accessible via national rail lines.Please see our Location page for more information on accommodations, food, travel and Festival venues.

Weekend Registration - Adults

Early Early Bird Registration (before 1 January)* - £79Early Bird Registration (before 15 April)* - £89Full Adult Registration (after 15 April ) - £99

Weekend Registration - Under 18s

Early Early Bird Registration (before 1 January)* - £49Early Bird Registration (before 15 April)* - £59Full Under-18 Registration (after 15 April ) - £69

Concert Tickets - £10/£8 concessions

Tickets for the Saturday night concert can be purchased indivually at the door or in advance by contacting us.  We strongly advise purchasing tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Concert admission is included as part of  weekend registration package. 

Registration includes access to all events and classes. Lunch Saturday and light lunch Sunday. Teas & Coffees.* Early registration must be paid in full by cheque or bank transfer before the relevant deadline. Please contact us to arrange payment.

Thank you to our sponsors. Diolch yn fawr!

Gŵyl Uilleann Glanyfferi is proudly supported by Na Piobairi Uilleann & Consulate General of Ireland, Cardiff.

About Pibyddion Uilleann Cymru

Gŵyl Uilleann Glanyfferi is hosted by Pibyddion Uilleann Cymru, the Uilleann Pipers of Wales.  This All-Wales piping association was launched in 2022, and grew from the success of the South Wales Uilleann Pipers, which organised more than a decade of events and tionols between 2008-2021.Pibyddion Uilleann Cymru is co-chaired by Rick Lines (West Wales), Jason Rouse (South Wales) and Jon Turton (North Wales).