Leitrim Dance Residency
Sean Nós Dance
Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim
30th July – 4th August 2018
BOOK YOUR PLACE IN EDWINA GUCKIAN’S LEITRIM DANCE RESIDENCY FOR ADULTS
After many years of teaching children at summer schools and summer camps across Ireland and many requests from adults to run one for them, I’ve finally listened to you and organised a dance residency specifically for adults.
This week long Sean Nós Dance dance residency with myself, Edwina Guckian, will take place from 30th July to 4th August 2018 in my beautiful hometown of Carrick on Shannon in Co. Leitrim.
It will be an intensive course in Sean Nós Dance from 11-2pm daily followed by special guest speakers that I have invited for dance discussions and talks. There’s will be sessions and Ceilíthe running through out the week for you to get up and knock some sparks out of the floor!
The cost for the week is €150 and is for adults only with a limited number of places being offered. It is preferred that all participants have some experience in any form of percussive dance and is not a complete beginner.
For any further queries please contact Edwina: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carrick on Shannon is in the North West of Ireland in Co. Leitrim situated on the banks of the river Shannon. The welcoming town is surrounded by culture, heritage and history and is a hive of activity in the summer months with music sessions, food markets, out door and water activities and festivals non stop. There is a wealth of hotels, hostels, self catering accommodation and B&B’s along with beautiful award winning restaurants and pubs.
It is 2 hours from Dublin and is easily accessible by both train and bus on the Sligo – Dublin line along with many of destinations.
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The Joe Mooney Summer School will finish on Sunday 29th July which is the day before my dance week residency. This world renowned festival, held in Drumshanbo Co. Leitrim is 15 mins from Carrick on Shannon and hosts some of Ireland’s best teachers in Irish Traditional Music with workshops in all instruments and set dancing with Pat Murphy. There are sessions, Ceilíthe and concerts each night. It might be of interest to you to come for the 2 weeks and really make the most of the music and dancing scene in County Leitrim.
On Monday 6th August the 40th Annual Door Dancing Competition takes place in Keadue, 15 mins from Carrick on Shannon. This a huge night in our area where all the local and visiting dancers compete against each other on the door to be crowned the 2018 Door Dancing Champion. Maybe you’ll be the champion after all your practice at my dance residency!