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12th Return Camden Town Festival

The 12th Return to Camden Town Festival will take place over the final two weekends of October 2010. Once again, Return to Camden celebrates the
finest traditional Irish music, song and dance - with artists from Ireland,the US and around the UK.

This year sees a new format for the Festival, with music and song events concentrated over one long weekend and dance events over the following
weekend. Festival dates are:

Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th October 2010: Concerts, sessions, music and song workshops.
During the music weekend, there will be high-quality daytime and evening performances at the London Irish Centre, as well as sessions and workshops.
All corners of the Centre will be a hive of activity from morning ’til night. As usual, there will be plenty of free events for those wishing to
dip their toes into the well of Irish traditions for the first time and the Festival will continue to host events in offsite venues in Camden, enabling
us to keep the music playing into the early hours.

The Festival team has managed to secure an extremely impressive line up for the music weekend. Artists include:
Matt Molloy, John Carty and Arty McGlynn
Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (Altan) and Manus Lunny
The Old De Danann
The London Lasses and Pete Quinn
Liz and Yvonne Kane and Edel Fox
Tony DeMarco
Peter McAlinden (album launch)
Caladh Nua
Diarmaid and Donncha Moynihan

Friday 29th - Sunday 31st October 2010: Set dancing workshops and céilís.

The dancing weekend will feature our customary high standard of teaching, as well as a top-line céilí band. Our dance teacher in residence will be
Anne Keane and the renowned Templehouse Céilí Band from Dublin will be our featured band, in addition to London’s own McNamara Céilí Band.

All in all, seven days and nights of great entertainment and a wonderful atmosphere are guaranteed. Don’t miss it!

Full programme details and ticket prices are in the attached. Further information is also available from The London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden
Square, London NW1 9XB. Tel: 020 7916 7272, or on our website at, where you can find full events information and
purchase tickets online.

This year’s great value all-inclusive tickets are already proving popular:
All Inclusive Concert ticket (for all concerts 21, 22, 23 & 24 Oct):
£50, £40 concession.
All Inclusive Set Dancing ticket (for all events 29, 30, 31 Oct): £40,
£30 concession

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