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  • 05/2013

    SMO Alumni Cèilidh 18 May 2013

    An alumni cèilidh is being held on Saturday 18 May in the Glasgow University Union, as part of the college's 40th anniversary celebrations. Deoch 'n Dorus will be providing the music for what promises to be a fun-filled evening. Tickets cost £10 and can be booked online from Tickets Scotland... more...
  • 04/2013 Sabhal Mòr Musician-in-Residence wins prestigious commission as part of Commonwealth Games celebrations

    Sabhal Mòr Musician-in-Residence wins prestigious commission as part of Commonwealth Games celebrations

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Musician in Residence, Mary Ann Kennedy, has been commissioned to create and produce an innovative new work for the prestigious UK music initiative , the ‘PRSF New Music Biennial’ which will form part of the cultural celebrations to mark the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. Placing... more...
  • 04/2013

    Creative Scotland 'Open Sessions'

    Tuesday 23rd April 2013 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye 12 – 4pm All welcome FREE & includes buffet lunch on arrival   Creative Scotland have embarked on a programme of change and are holding a series of “Open Session”  events across the country to encourage open debate on Creative... more...
  • 04/2013

    Special SMO Glasgow event to promote Gaelic music and culture

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, is to stage a special event in Glasgow later this month in partnership with Ceòl ’s Craic. The Ceòl Mòr Ostaig event will take place on 27 April in the city’s Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) and a... more...
  • 03/2013 Gaelic pupils given a chance to improve and showcase their drama skills

    Gaelic pupils given a chance to improve and showcase their drama skills

    Secondary and primary pupils from Skye and Lochalsh were given the chance recently to enhance their drama skills and to perform their own productions on stage as part of a Gaelic Drama Festival held at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Sleat. The festival was held this month at the college for... more...
  • 03/2013 Murder most foul at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig!

    Murder most foul at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig!

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI is to stage the first ever murder mystery weekend in Gaelic as part of its 40th Anniversary celebrations. Taking place on the 5-6 April this year, and as part of the Gaelic college’s Short Courses’ programme, guests are being invited to the ‘wedding of the year’... more...
  • 03/2013

    Studio Conversations

    Every month, while in residence, artist Mhairi Killin holds  an open studio afternoon where a cuppa and a conversation is on offer. The aim of the afternoon is to open up the studio (and the artist!) to staff,  students and the community to exchange thoughts on the role of an... more...
  • 02/2013 Sabhal Mòr music students reach out to the community

    Sabhal Mòr music students reach out to the community

    As part of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI’s 40th anniversary celebrations, students from the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music degree programme will perform a series of concerts across the Highlands and Islands in March, and where they will be joined by guest musicians who have links with the college. The... more...
  • 01/2013 Stirling Pupil Wins First Prize in Logo Competition

    Stirling Pupil Wins First Prize in Logo Competition

                          Connor  Harper, a pupil at Wallace High School, has won first prize in a competition to design a logo to celebrate Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s 40th anniversary in 2013. Gaelic pupils from secondary schools in Scotland were invited to design a logo which would be used to promote special events... more...
  • 01/2013 Musical greats gather to celebrate 40 years of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Musical greats gather to celebrate 40 years of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

               Glasgow’s City Halls venue was jam-packed on Saturday night (19 January) for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s special 40th anniversary concert, SMO@40. A host of musical stars who have shared in the college’s rich history were onstage to celebrate the college’s continuing contribution to Gaelic and Scotland’s culture... more...