St Brìghde Lectures

To celebrate Latha Fhèill Brìghde (1st February), two lectures (mostly in Gaelic) will be given by Dr Dòmhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart on two of the most famous collectors in Uist: Alexander Carmichael and Marjory Kennedy-Fraser. Dr Dòmhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart is a Senior Lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and course leader for the MSc Material Culture and Gàidhealtachd History. Read more about St Brìghde Lectures[…]

South Uist Hogmanay festival gathering pace

Now in its third year, Fèis Chullaig, the Hogmanay festival organised by Ceòlas Uibhist, has gone from strength to strength. Running between Christmas and New Year, events including dances, family cèilidhs and music sessions saw the highest number of participants yet. Originally starting out as a residential school in 2015 based on the successful summer Read more about South Uist Hogmanay festival gathering pace[…]

Inaugural Gaelic literature festival draws a crowd

‘Às an Tobar’, the first Gaelic-medium literature festival held in Uist, was hailed a success by organisers Ceòlas Uibhist. The festival, which took place between 30th November and 2nd December, exhibited the range of work being produced in Gaelic, both by Uist authors or about Uist subjects. Over 130 people were in attendance throughout the weekend across the events. […]