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[…]

Uist, Mallaig and London – a busy month for Ceòlas

May has been an extremely busy month for Ceòlas, running events all over the country in the past month. Our programme of events kicked off on Friday 5th May with the ‘Òran is Fonn’ song conference, during which we had the pleasure of giving local people another chance to see Rona MacDonald’s cèilidh play ‘Fuaigh’. Read more about Uist, Mallaig and London – a busy month for Ceòlas[…]

Bòrd na Gàidhlig Supports Cnoc Soilleir Project

Bòrd na Gàidhlig has today announced funding for the Cnoc Soilleir project in Uist.  The project is a partnership between both Ceòlas Uibhist and Lews Castle College (UHI) to establish a centre for Gàidhlig music, dance and cultural heritage.  It has been designed to support the growth of Ceòlas, which has been successful in using Read more about Bòrd na Gàidhlig Supports Cnoc Soilleir Project[…]