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  • 12/2017 Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s second Gaelic Language Plan was published today (13 December). The Plan will further promote and strengthen Gaelic in every area of the work and operations of the college, which is the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. This is the second plan Sabhal Mòr has prepared... more...
  • 12/2017

    The Little Minch

    An Cuan Sgìth |The Little Minch – 13 January – 24 February 2018 Gallery 1 & 2 Preview & family ceilidh Friday 12 January 7-9pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh.   Also at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig-  11 May – 23 June 2018 An Cuan Sgith is a two year visual arts exchange... more...
  • 12/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Former students from the BA Gaelic & Traditional Music joined Programme Leader Dr. Decker Forrest and current students and staff of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig for a concert in Mallorca at the end of October. The concert was part of the 33rd annual ‘Festival de Mùsica de Bunyola’ which features a... more...
  • 10/2017 American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    The winner of this year’s MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize is Deborah Moffat from The United States.  This is the second year in succession that she has won the competition. Deborah belongs to Vermont but now lives in Fife. She began writing Gaelic poetry in 2013. The competition which is... more...
  • 10/2017 Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    As part of Glasgow City Council’s Gaelic Language Plan [2012-17] Glasgow Life are delighted to be launching a Gaelic Arts Strategy for Glasgow [2018-22]. It will be launched in partnership with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & The National Theatre of Scotland with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig. ... more...
  • 09/2017 Julie Fowlis considers language, music and the landscape in the SMO lecture

    Julie Fowlis considers language, music and the landscape in the SMO lecture

    This year’s Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture was given by internationally-renowned Gaelic singer and musician Julie Fowlis from North Uist. Julie, an Honorary Fellow and Alumni of the University of the Highlands and Islands, delivered the 21st SMO Lecture, titled ‘Playing the Skyline’, on Thursday 14 September at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig,... more...
  • 08/2017 Lecture to explore whether there is a Gaelic way of seeing

    Lecture to explore whether there is a Gaelic way of seeing

    A leading Gaelic academic will present a free talk in Skye next month as part of the University of the Highlands and Islands’ public lecture series. Professor Meg Bateman, a senior lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, will consider whether there is a Gaelic way of seeing the world. Exploring... more...
  • 07/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig announces 2017 Jon Schueler Visual Artist in Residence

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig announces 2017 Jon Schueler Visual Artist in Residence

    Visual artist David Lemm has been named Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI’s new Artist in Residence under the Jon Schueler Residency Programme, which has been running now for 5 years at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. Following the success of the past 4... more...
  • 06/2017 Interactive Europeana Radio now embeddable for everyone

    Interactive Europeana Radio now embeddable for everyone

    Europeana Radio brings easy and interactive access to Europe’s sound treasures and is now available to embed on your own website. The radio player contains over 200,000 historical music tracks collected from sound archives across twelve European countries.   Interactive radioplayer Europeana Radio was launched by Europeana Sounds and Europeana... more...
  • 04/2017 The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2017

    The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2017

    The third Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away three years ago. The competition will be run once again by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the... more...