‘Good Old Days’ are back again

After the success of last year’s event, the Kilkenny Gospel Choir is bringing The Good Old Days back to Langton’s Set theatre on February 12, with doors opening at 7pm.

After the success of last year’s event, the Kilkenny Gospel Choir is bringing The Good Old Days back to Langton’s Set theatre on February 12, with doors opening at 7pm.

As well as some famous local guests there will also be lots of opportunities to join in the sing-alongs with some old-time favourites such as Daisy Daisy, I Belong to Glasgow, I’ll Be Your Sweetheart and other classics such as the Good Old Days favourite Down at the Old Bull and Bush. The orchestra for the night will be made up of some of Kilkenny’s finest musicians and entertainers.

All are to come dressed for the occasion in Good Old Days style, with a special prize for the best-dressed lady and gent.

Special guests this year include magician Nevin Cody, the Wetlands Orchestra, Just Friends, Dean Side Minstrels, ventriloquist Mark Winfield, John Lyons and Henry Craney on harmonica, Tommy Hickey, George Candler and twin sisters Trish and Phyllis.

Special guest for the night is national favourite Aonghus McAnally, who will perform on the night and entertain the crowd with songs and stories. MC and Leonard Sachs look-alike for the night will be James Cox.

There will also be raffle prizes, with all proceeds from the night going to the Kilkenny branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association and the Kilkenny Outreach Project.

For more information, email kilkennygospelchoir@gmail.com or phone Marrianne on 086 1961035. Tickets cost €5 and are available from Langton’s.