Musical treat at Downhill Temple

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Frederick Hervey “The Earl Bishop” invited musicians from around the globe to play in the unique setting of the temple. This year the National Trust is reviving this long tradition of Harpists playing in Mussenden Temple with its incredible acoustics there is no better venue on the North Coast.

‘Slow Moving Clouds” a new experimental acoustic trio who play music inspired by the Irish and Nordic folk traditions. The trio is made up of Kevin Murphy (cello), Danny Diamond (fiddle) and Aki (nyckelharpa and vocals).

Cellist and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Murphy has long been at the forefront of experimental music in Ireland, notably as a central creative force in the acclaimed Dublin-based band Igloo in the late 1990s. Kevin currently works with cellist Thomas Haugh on the critically lauded cello-based instrumental project Seti the First. Seti released their debut album in 2012 and are currently working on a second recording.

This traditional musical treat begins at 7pm on Saturday 27 September. Tickets £18 andbooking is essential. Contact 028 7084 8728 or 028 7084 9025 for tickets.

All proceeds from this event go back into caring for Downhill Demesne