A celebration of Irish music and arts kicks off in Leeds from the 12-20 October 2018. Organised by the Irish Arts Foundation, based in Leeds, events are designed to appeal to both those of an Irish background and people from the wider community with an interest in music and the arts.
As usual, the festival features a number of concerts, traditional Irish music sessions, literary and educational events as well as a film screening. The fourteenth Leeds Gathering features some of the most experienced and emerging performers and artistes in the world of Irish music and arts.
Events in South Leeds include on Sunday 14 October at The Grove Inn, Back Row, Holbeck, an afternoon of traditional Irish Music with special guests flute player Dee Tasker (née Havlin) from Ballymoney in County Antrim, fiddle player Niamh Gallagher originally from County Armagh now living in Cambridge and The Leeds CCE Junior Ceili Band.