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  • 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...
  • 01/2013 The chance to produce and broadcast your own radio programme at SMO

    The chance to produce and broadcast your own radio programme at SMO

    A series of radio skills courses are to be run at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig where people will be given the chance to learn how to create, produce and record their own radio programme. Students will then be given the chance to broadcast their programmes on a local or community radio... more...
  • 01/2013 Catriona Lexy Campbell named as Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s new writer in residence

    Catriona Lexy Campbell named as Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s new writer in residence

    Catriona Lexy Campbell has this week been named the new Writer in Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for the Gaelic Language and Culture. Catriona Lexy (30) is originally from Ness on Lewis and in recent years has earned acclaim as both a writer and actress. She... more...
  • 01/2013 Music and song to begin Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s anniversary year celebrations

    Music and song to begin Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s anniversary year celebrations

    Throughout 2013 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI will be holding a series of special events to celebrate the Gaelic college’s 40th anniversary. Since first offering Gaelic summer courses in Sleat on Skye 40 years ago, SMO has grown to become the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture and forms part... more...
  • 12/2012 Staffin Pupil Wins First Prize in Art Competition

    Staffin Pupil Wins First Prize in Art Competition

    Isla MacLeod, a pupil at Staffin Primary School, has won first prize in a competition organised by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI. Children in Gaelic-medium primary schools and Gaelic-medium units were invited to design a Christmas card and almost 450 entries were submitted. Isla, who is in Primary 6, received a... more...
  • 11/2012 Jon Schueler Visual Arts Residency comes to Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Jon Schueler Visual Arts Residency comes to Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language, Culture and the Arts on Skye, is to become the host of a major new Visual Arts Residency. The John Schueler Scholarship is a unique partnership between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Scotland and the Jon Schueler Charitable Trust in New York... more...
  • 10/2012 Studio Conversations

    Studio Conversations

    Every month, while in residence, artist Mhairi Killin will hold an open studio afternoon where a cuppa and a conversation will be on offer. The aim of the afternoons is to open up the studio (and the artist!) to staff and students and exchange thoughts on the role of an... more...
  • 09/2012 Mary Ann Kennedy appointed as Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Creative Futures ‘Musician in Residence’

    Mary Ann Kennedy appointed as Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Creative Futures ‘Musician in Residence’

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Creative Scotland are delighted to announce the  appointment of well-known singer, musician and broadcaster Mary Ann Kennedy, to the post of Musician in Residence at Sabhal Mòr, the National Centre for the Gaelic language, culture and the arts on the Isle of Skye. Highly regarded, Iona... more...
  • 08/2012 International acclaim for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s short courses

    International acclaim for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s short courses

    Students from 22 countries have attended Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s short course programme this summer which runs from May to August each year. The short courses in Gaelic and traditional music began at Skye’s Gaelic college in 1973 and now over 700 people annually attend Sabhal Mòr each summer to learn... more...
  • 08/2012 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Employee Wins Prestigious Piping Prize

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Employee Wins Prestigious Piping Prize

    Congratulations to Dr Decker Forrest who won the Dunvegan Medal for Piping at the Skye Highland Games in Portree on 8th August. He played the tune The Earl of Ross's March and the prize qualifies him for entry to the Silver Chanter MacCrimmon Memorial Competition at Dunvegan Castle next year,... more...