Às an Tobar – Gaelic literary festival 30/11-2/12/17

A Gaelic-medium festival of literature from Uist, featuring a rich breadth of genre and subject-matter. Songs and poetry, words and sayings, stories and novels, local literature as part of Book Week Scotland 2017. Many thanks to our funders: Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Creative Scotland, Scottish Book Trust and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. Thursday, 30 Nov 7:30pm: Cèilidh: Read more about Às an Tobar – Gaelic literary festival 30/11-2/12/17[…]

Ceòlas symposium illuminates mediaeval bardic lineage

The MacMhuirich family of classic bards, who resided in the townships of Stadhlaigearraidh and Dreumasdal in South Uist between the 16th and 19th centuries, were the subject of Ceòlas Uibhist’s 2017 community symposium. The community was out in force during the four day event, featuring lectures by professors Dr Sìm Innes, University of Glasgow, Dr Read more about Ceòlas symposium illuminates mediaeval bardic lineage[…]

Ceòlas 2017 a sell-out

After the superb 2016 summer school, it was hard to think this year’s Ceòlas celebrations could be matched – it was. Beaming sunshine welcomed the start of one of the busiest weeks in the Uist calendar and help to create that unique Hebridean buzz.