The 28th edition of the Festival takes place on 17-20 November 2022.

Click on highlighted links for more information and bookings.

Please note that physical tickets will not be issued – anyone who books in advance will be on a list at the door of their event(s). If you have not booked, you should arrive early to allow time for the collection of contact tracing details.  

Thursday 17th

6pm: Festival launch: a reception at the Primate’s Palace hosted by the Lord Mayor (tbc)

7.30pm: Welcome Concert: Áras na bPíobairí, 43 Scotch Street. Daniele Bicego Trio, Orquestra de Foles, Rory Campbell, Alana MacInnes, Paddi Benson & Grace Lemon. £10 – limited capacity so advance booking recommended.

Friday 18th

10am: Schools Concert 1: Market Place Theatre. Daniele Bicego Trio, Orquestra de Foles, Rory Campbell, Paddi Benson & Grace Lemon. £2 per pupil, staff free.

11.30am: Schools Concert 2Market Place Theatre. Daniele Bicego Trio, Orquestra de Foles, Alana MacInnes, Joey Abarta. £2 per pupil, staff free.

7.30pm: Friday Evening ConcertArmagh First Presbyterian Church, The Mall. Brìghde Chaimbeul,
Louise Mulcahy, Fin Moore & Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn; 
Aaron O’Hagan & Luke Ward; Daniele Bicego Trio. £10

Saturday 19th

9.30am: First day of Piping Academy, Armagh City Hotel. Tutors: Jarlath Henderson, Mickey Dunne, Declan Masterson, Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn, Aaron O’Hagan, Paddi Benson, Grace Lemon, Louise Mulcahy, Joey Abarta, Éamonn Curran. £75

1pm: Lunchtime Concert, Market Place Studio Theatre. Cillian Vallely & the Fidelio Trio. £10 

4pm: Afternoon Concert: Armagh Robinson Library, Vicar’s Hill. Declan Masterson, Rory Campbell, Joey Abarta, Alana MacInnes. £10 – very limited capacity so advance booking essential.


7.30pm: Saturday Evening ConcertArmagh First Presbyterian Church, The Mall. Orquestra de Foles; Paddi Benson, Grace Lemon & James Gavin; Mickey, Niamh & Bríd Dunne with Seán Óg Graham; Jarlath Henderson. £10


Sunday 20th

10am: Piping Academy continues in City Hotel

2pm: Farewell ConcertArmagh City Hotel. Various guests and Armagh Pipers Club. £10

FESTIVAL PASS – all six public Concerts for £40 – saving £20

A full refund will be provided to anyone unable to attend because they have Covid symptoms or are isolating.