St. Patrick’s Day “Shamrock Sessions” at Wembley Park

By on March 11, 2019

This St Patrick’s Day Wembley Park proudly presents “Shamrock Sessions” at Boxpark Wembley. Expect an afternoon and evening of family-friendly activities across two stages with a high energy ceilidh from cutting-edge ceilidh band, The Shipsters, comedy acts from some of Ireland’s best young talent, traditional Irish dance, themed menus at over 20 restaurants, and all ages entertainment.

What is a Ceilidh?
Ceilidh or célidhe (pronounced ‘kay-lee’) is a Gaelic word for a special music event where you’ll get a taste of Scottish, Irish and English folk music and dance. Ceilidh bands feature a minimum of two players (fiddle and accordion) plus a caller, but most have more players, adding in guitar, drums, guitar, keyboards and flute or traditional whistles. With a five-member band this St Patrick’s Day, expect high energy to get up and dance, with simple steps and formations that will stretch down the room.

The Shipsters
Got a jig in you? The Shipters will be hosting a cutting-edge ceilidh on the Main Stage. Get up and dance along to modern and classic Irish tunes with the help of an expert caller to get the room moving.

Ceilidh Dance
Wembley Park will be hosting its first ceilidh in Boxpark Wembley with the help of our Caller, you’ll be hitting all the moves to Strip the Willow Square, Burley Reel, and Four Around Four in no time.

Comedy Stage
Ireland’s best comedians will take on the Beatbox Stage from 7pm with stand up acts from Michael Legge (“Do the Right Thing”), and Jarlath Regan (“An Irish Man Abroad”).

Family Entertainment
Bring the kids, and your nan! We’ve got fun for the whole family, enjoy St Patrick’s themed arts & crafts, along with roaming balloon artists, face painters, entertainers, and more.

Irish Dancers
Irish dance will take the main stage by storm with their powerful with Step Dance from the local Brent community.

Eat & Drink
Enjoy food and drink from over 20 restaurants in Boxpark Wembley including Spice Shack, Zia Lucia, and TapaVino with bespoke St Patrick’s Day menus across restaurants and the bars.

So bring your nan, your dog and anyone else who wants to be charmed by the Irish!

St. Patrick’s Day “Shamrock Sessions” at Wembley Park will be held on Sunday 17th of March 2019.

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