Gaelic

Theatre To Take You Through Time

Two productions, one month apart, showcase how the central characters travel through time, into the distant future and make discoveries about life and culture. They are both journeys into the unknown, but one is learning and the other is teaching, while simultaneously teasing us with the question, if you could go to the future and … Continued

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Folklore in the Spotlight at Gaelic Drama Summer School

A fortnight of folklore-inspired drama was enjoyed by participants at this year’s Gaelic Drama Summer School which took place in Portree between the 3rd and 15th of July. The residential school, supported by Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Creative Scotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Highland Council, is aimed at fluent Gaelic speakers aged 13-18 years. A … Continued

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Fringe 2017: Ross Whyte Q&A

Born from a commission by Ceòl’s Craic to bring together electronic and traditional music for live performance, WHɎTE have gone from strength to strength with their unique, rarely-heard Gaelic songs paired with ambient electronic arrangements. We grabbed electronica musician Ross Whyte, for a few quick questions ahead of their Made in Scotland Showcase. How would … Continued

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Opportunity for Gaelic-speaking Young Trad Musicians

With support from Colmcille, a fund managed by Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Fèisean nan Gàidheal is delighted to announce that the cultural exchange with the Oriel Centre in Dundalk, Ireland will again take place in 2017, building on the success of previous exhanges between the two organisations. This summer, we’re looking for six young musicians and … Continued

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Gaelic Events for English Speakers at St Giles’ Cathedral

St Giles’ Cathedral are running a series of English-language lectures exploring the history, culture and heritage of the Gaelic language from experts across a range of topics, from early literature to modern poetry and contemporary music, as well as a look at Scotland’s rich storytelling traditions with the Scottish Storytelling Forum’s James MacDonald Reid (27 … Continued

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Discover Scots & Gaelic Song with Siobhan Miller & Sineag MacIntyre

Enjoy a unique opportunity to delve into the rich song traditions of Scotland in two upcoming full-day workshops at the Scottish Storytelling Centre – Scots Song with Siobhan Miller on Saturday the 10th of June, followed the next week by Gaelic Song with Sineag MacIntyre. Siobhan and Sineag are two young women who have been … Continued

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Gaelic Psalmboat Tradition comes to TradFest

The poetry of Donald S Murray will be combined with stories and the magnificent sound of Gaelic Psalms at a special bilingual event on Friday 5 May, which sees members of the Loch Erisort Psalmboat community come together with artist Déirdre Ní Mhathúna and other key Gaelic figures to share their stories and shed light … Continued

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Job Vacancy – Gaelic Education Officer at The Shieling Project, Glenstrathfarrar (nr. Beauly)

The Shieling Project has a huge potential to inspire all its visitors to appreciate and learn Gaelic. From the stories, songs and place-names of shieling life, to inclusion of Gaelic within tasks and routines around the site, the project can show fluent speakers, learners and those totally new to the language the rich weave of Gaelic within the … Continued

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An Còmhradh Mòr

Come and join An Còmhradh Mòr – ‘The Big Conversation’ – with leading experts from Gaelic organisations debating the future of Gaelic learning for adults. Speakers include Shona MacLennan, Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Rosemary Ward from Comhairle nan Leabhraichean, Dr. Stuart Dunmore from the Univeristy of Edinburgh and journalist David Eyre. In the afternoon you may wish … Continued

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Opportunity for Young Gaelic Speaking Artistes

Cothrom do luchd-ealain òga Albannach Luchd-ciùil Seinneadairean Sgeulaichean Tha Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & An Lòchran a’ sireadh luchd-ealain Albannach gus pàirt a ghabhail ann am pròiseact eadar Èirinn & Alba, ag obair le buidheann òga ann an Èirinn airson taisbeanadh a chur ri chèile airson cuairt. ’S e cothrom iongantach a tha seo do luchd-ealain … Continued

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