History of the Lambeg Drum

Eddie Wright says that the Lambeg Drum is not limited to the Twelfth of July, but is played in weekly competitions throughout the year.

Richard Sterritt talks about the tight-knit culture that exists between Lambeg drummers.

We hear of the different names for the drum across the counties - and about the great drum makers, Hewitt and Johnston.

Hugh Wilkinson talks about the two oldest drums in Ireland.

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6 minutes


Role Contributor
DirectorIan Kirk-Smith
ProducerIan Kirk-Smith

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