Gaelic Culture

Island Highlights

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

An Lanntair

The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain…

Ceolas

A week long event of Gaelic song, dance and music.

  1. Heb Celt festival, stornoway
    Each July the town of Stornoway is transformed to accommodate this awesome festival, with a mix of local talent, headline acts and fringe events.
  2. Head to Seallam! and find your Hebridean roots
  3. Piper at Ceolas, South Uist
    Attend the week long Ceolas Summer School and learn the language, piping, singing and dancing.
  4. If you have visited Barra and Vatersay, make a bunting flag to mark your visit.
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  1. The Harris Tweed® Story Room
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    Address

    Town Hall, 2 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DB

    Telephone

    01851 702269

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Sgeulachd a’ Chlò Mhòir is an introduction to the unique world of HARRIS TWEED, the people, the provenance and the sense of place that makes it so special. There are weaving demos twice weekly and private tours bookable for up to 12 people.

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  2. Address

    Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

    Telephone

    01851 822746

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    The Museum and Archive has recently opened at Lews Castle, Stornoway. Exhibitions will give an overview of the islands’ heritage and the Lewis Chessmen are back to delight.

    Add Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides to your Itinerary

  3. Address

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XP

    Telephone

    01851 621234

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Hebcelt 2020 is the 25th anniversary on the festival and will run from 15 -18 July.

    Add Hebridean Celtic Festival to your Itinerary

  4. Kinloch Historical Society
    Museum interior
    Seaforth Head
    Kinloch Historical Society
    Museum interior
    Seaforth Head

    Address

    Old School, Balallan, Kinloch, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9PN

    Telephone

    01851 830778

    Kinloch, Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Kinloch Historical Society is located on the main road between Stornoway and Tarbert, A859. It includes a museum and archive covering various aspects of community life, and information about the area’s links to Clan Mackenzie.

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  5. Address

    Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

    Telephone

    01851 621422

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Add Calanais Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    North Bragar, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DA

    Telephone

    01851 710210

    Isle of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Add Grinneabhat to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    Old School House, Drinishader, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3DX

    Telephone

    01859 511189

    Isle Of Harris

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member


     

     

     

    Add Harris Tweed and Knitwear  "Clo Mhor" Exhibition to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Kildonan Centre, Kildonan, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

    Telephone

    01878 710343

    Isle of South Uist

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts and images.

    The museum is ajacent to a cafe and opposite a local craft shop.

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  9. Address

    44 Habost, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0TG

    Telephone

    01851 810166

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Add Taigh Dhonnchaidh Arts and Music Centre to your Itinerary

  10. Address

    Kershader, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9QA

    Telephone

    01851 880236

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Add Ravenspoint Centre Museum to your Itinerary

  11. Gaelic translations to help you with the charts.

    Add Gaelic for Sailors - Sea & Vessels to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    Outer Hebrides

    Gaelic translations to help you with the charts.

    Add Gaelic for Sailors - Mountains & Key Phrases to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    Liniclate, Isle Of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5PJ

    Telephone

    01870 602864

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and is based at Sgoil Lionacleit the community school on the Isle of Benbecula. Museum nan Eilean U&B is a sister museum of Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle which is in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. 

     

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  14. Address

    Outer Hebrides

    Gaidhlig (Gaelic in English and pronounced gaalic not gaylic) remains the majority language of the Outer Hebrides. The majority of placenames in the islands are Gaelic or a gaelicised form of Norse. Familiarity with the more common words can greatl

    Add Gaelic for Sailors - Colours to your Itinerary

  15. Barra Heritage Centre

    Address

    Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XD

    Telephone

    01871 810413

    Isle of Barra

    The Comunn Eachdraidh (Historical Society) was formed in 1995 to conserve and promote the culture and heritage of the islands of Barra and Vatersay. The Society collects artefacts, documents and photographs, and has built up extensive archives and collections. It arranges exhibitions, displays and events of a social, educational and…

  16. Luskentyre Harris Tweed Company

    Address

    6 Luskentyre, Luskentyre, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HL

    Telephone

    01859 550 261

    Isle of Harris

  17. Air an Lot

    Address

    19 North Dell, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0SW

    Telephone

    07796415097

    Isle Of Lewis

  18. Bernera Community Hall and Museum

    Address

    Breaclete, Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LT

    Telephone

    01851 612331

    Isle of Lewis

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