Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Beechworth Celtic Festival 2013

Home > Melbourne > Music | Fun for Children | Escape the City | Community Events | Céilidhs
by Anita Coia (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer living in Melbourne, curious about everything, usually making a living via corporate communications. Visit my LinkedIn profile at au.linkedin.com/in/anitacoia
Event: -
Toe-tapping, hip-slapping fun in Beechworth
Beechworth Celtic Festival
Tartan rules at the Beechworth Celtic Festival


If you love Celtic music, then you probably shouldn't miss the Beechworth Celtic Festival. Self-nominated as the best Celtic event in Victoria, it showcases artists and bands from all over Australia, as well as workshops, markets and a street parade.

Beechworth Celtic Festival
Cock-a-leekie soup (licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license)


If you love the food of Celtic cultures, you will probably also want to attend a unique element of the festival - the Celtic Feast. Enjoy dishes from Scotland, Cornwall, Brittany and Wales such as haggis (of course!), cock-a-leekie soup, braised chicken leg in apple cider and mead sauce, and blairgowrie raspberry foam.

Beechworth Celtic Festival
Plenty of music to get you going


Visiting performers include Wild Women of Song, Red Cat, Claymore, Bhan Tre, Maria Forde, Bushwahzee, the Canberra Celtic Choir, Taliska, and Pat McKernan, to name a few. If you want to brush up on your own skills, there are workshops throughout the festival, including Beginner's Tin Whistle, Scottish Fiddle, and Irish Step Dancing. You can view the entire program online.

Beechworth Celtic Festival
No time for sleeping, only for dancing
Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  14
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? Dance your shoes off in Beechworth
When: 8-10 November, 2013
Phone: 0409 330 200
Where: Beechworth, Victoria
Cost: Weekend pass - $90-110 adult, children free; day and event passes $20-60 (adult)
Your Comment
More Melbourne articles
Articles from other cities
Featured
Foodi Photoh Classie
Related
by Ian Gill on 25/10/2017
by finy on 09/10/2018
Top Events
Popular Articles
Categories
Lists
Questions