A Taste of Wales

When
Apr 6 2013 - 10:00am
About this event
Description: 
The St. David’s Welsh Society of Nebraska is pleased to invite you to their 103rd annual spring luncheon and program in celebration of Welsh culture and history. The event is Saturday, April 6 at Eastridge Presbyterian Church in Lincoln. The day begins at 10 am with tea and Welsh tea cakes along with marketplace items for sale. Imported gifts and select Celtic-themed books from A Novel Idea Bookstore will be featured. Children’s crafts are available by advance reservation. Admission is free. Following the society annual meeting at 11 am a light lunch will be served comprised of creamy leek soup, roll and butter, imported cheese, and fresh fruit; coffee, tea and lemonade along with tea cakes for dessert round out the menu. A child’s selection is also available consisting of macaroni and cheese. The cost of the meals is $15 and $6.50 respectively. Reservations are required for lunch. The deadline is March 25. 402-742-0477 or mcalisters@windstream.net. At about 1:30 pm, special guests Tramor will take the program. Tramor (Welsh for “overseas”) is the new traditional music project of John Good, formally of Oceans Apart. John is well known through out the U.S. and in his native Wales as a multi-instrumentalist, Welsh piper, singer/songwriter, composer and poet. Veteran of many Celtic festivals and concerts, he brings the subtly different flavor of traditional Welsh music to our cultural celebration. On this occasion he is aided and abetted by Harpist extraordinaire John Piggott. (www.tramormusic.com) “This is an ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in Welsh culture to experience a literal and figurative “taste of Wales,” said St. David’s Society president, Lori McAlister. “This event has become a tradition for the Welsh diaspora living in the area. It is always a treat when we can re-connect the dots by including Welsh natives performing authentic music, song and poetry.” All are welcome. You do not have to be of Welsh descent or a member of the society to participate in this day of celebration. To make reservations or get more information about this event or the St. David’s Welsh Society of Nebraska, visit www.mathiaslink.com/welsh or phone 402-742-0477 or email mcalisters@windstream.net.
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Website: 
www.mathiaslink.com/welsh
Location
Eastridge Presbyterian Church
1135 Eastridge Drive
68510 Lincoln, NE
United States
Phone: 402-742-0477
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