August Newsletter – New Season

Barbeque: On Sunday 30th July Edwin and Joy Mitchell kindly hosted the annual barbeque at their home in Raffrey, despite being in the middle of arranging their move to Iowa. They had organised an impressive gazebo to shelter us from the downpour and provided a set of charcoal infernos to counteract the rain, so that …

Memorial Concert for Ann McClenaghan

Our member Ann McClenaghan sadly died in February. Ann had been a long standing member of the CGSNI ensemble and had performed with us at the Ards Guitar Festival on a number of occasions. As a tribute to Ann, members of the CGSNI Ensemble will perform a fund-raising concert at Malone Presbyterian Church (452 Lisburn …

April Newsletter – Meetings Update

May Meeting: The next society meeting is scheduled for Sunday 7th May 2023. Whilst we had hoped to convene in Coleraine or thereabouts, that is not going to work out. Therefore, we shall be having a regular meeting at the Ulster College of Music, Windsor Avenue, Belfast at 3.00pm. June Meeting: The following meeting will …

Ards Guitar Festival Programme

The Ards Guitar Festival 2023 programme is now live, and we are happy to say that the Society Ensemble will be performing ahead of Brian Keenan’s recital on the afternoon of the 22nd April, so please pencil the date into your diary! From the press release: Ards and North Down Borough Council is delighted to …