Berwick Music Series 2023

23rd September – 21st October 

Here is the 2023 programme:


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Chris Ormston (Northumbrian pipes)

Radio Rooms, Tweedmouth

Sept 22, 7.30 pm FREE

We kick off the Berwick Music Series 2023 with a folk session featuring renowned Northumbrian piper, Chris Ormston. Post-performance, there’ll be an open mic and a tunes session, so bring along your instrument. All are welcome, musicians, performers and listeners alike, so come along and join in if you feel like it.

Chris has been a musician from an early age. He was given his first set of pipes on his 15th birthday and nine months later won the Northumbrian Pipers’ Society Junior Class. Within three years he had won every Open competition in the county. Chris has appeared on a number of compilation recordings, and even topped the USA album charts as a session musician on Peter Gabriel’s ‘Us’, playing with Peter and Sinead O’Connor in ‘Come Talk to Me’. Chris has collaborated with the Northumbrian Pipers’ Society in the publication of two collections: ‘The Clough Family of Newsham’ (2000) and ‘The Clough Family Tune Book’ (2012). His 2003 solo CD ‘Time Out of Mind’ was described as “… unprecedented in the history of recorded Northumbrian piping” –

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