Gaelic Culture

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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.

Love Gàidhlig

Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting the Hebridean island communities. From immersion courses to one-off local lessons, let us give you a sense…

Experience our Gaelic Culture

  1. Calum MacLean and Kate MacDonald labelling Downpour Sloe Gin at North Uist Distillery
    Follow Calum Maclean as he tours around our islands in a series of videos, meeting locals and finding out more about the unique Gaelic language and culture here in the Outer Hebrides.
  2. Enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting our island communities with Gaelic immersion courses and one-off local lessons.
    1. Ready to explore Scotland's Gaelic Islands? Read our ebook to learn more about Gaelic, discover some of the best experiences on the islands and find out about life in the Outer Hebrides.
    2. 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.
    3. Head to Seallam! and find your Hebridean roots
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    4. Piper at Ceolas, South Uist
      Attend the week long Ceolas Summer School and learn the language, piping, singing and dancing.
    5. If you have visited Barra and Vatersay, make a bunting flag to mark your visit.
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    1. Gaelic translations to help you with the charts.

      Add Gaelic for Sailors - Sea & Vessels to your Itinerary

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      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

      The Clò-Mòr or Harris Tweed exhibition in Drinshader Harris, exhibits Harris Tweed through the ages.  There are displays of old and new artefacts and mannequins wearing designer tweed outfits that graced the catwalks around the world.

       

       

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

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

      Telephone

      01851 710210

      Isle of Lewis

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

      Fàilte! Welcome to Grinneabhat. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Bragar. Isle of Lewis. On A858. Café. Parking. Light lunches. Sit-In. Takeaway. GF / Dairy-free / Vegetarian options available.

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    4. Bernera Community Hall and Museum

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

      Telephone

      01851 612331

      Isle of Lewis

    5. Air an Lot

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

      Telephone

      07796415097

      Isle Of Lewis

    6. Barra Heritage Centre

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      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…

    7. Luskentyre Harris Tweed Company

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

      Telephone

      01859 550 261

      Isle of Harris

    8. Taobh Tuath Tweeds

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      Northton, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

      Isle Of Harris

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