Slideshow: Ulster Scots celebrated in Craigavon

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More than 300 Ulster Scots enthusiasts descended on Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre earlier this week for a special cultural evening celebrating the Ulster Scots vibrant heritage and its influence on the local area.

The event was a mix of dance, music, literature and culinary delights providing an insight into the tradition of Ulster-Scots across the Borough. Key speakers on the night included BBC TV and Radio Presenter Liam Logan.

Markethill Highland Dancers accompanied by the Bernagh Folk Group pictured during their performance at A Cultural Evening of Ulster Scots in Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre on Monday 24th March.
Markethill Highland Dancers accompanied by the Bernagh Folk Group pictured during their performance at A Cultural Evening of Ulster Scots in Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre on Monday 24th March.

Ulster Scots music and dance was performed by a host of top class performers including Bleary & District Pipe Band, Mark Wilson and Bernagh Folk Group, Markethill Highland dancers, World Championship winning Drum Major Lauren Abraham and award winning local singers Caitlin Cousins and Alice Cartmill and family.

 

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