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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 06/2018 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig honours former Chair with special Kilbeg Village road naming ceremony

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig honours former Chair with special Kilbeg Village road naming ceremony

    The Directors, Principal and the Senior Management Team of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, today warmly welcomed the official naming of the first road, Rathad MhicGuaire (MacQuarrie Road), in the new Kilbeg Village Development, on the site adjacent to Ionad Iain Noble, which opened in 2015, and was named in honour of...

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  • 06/2018

    Heroic week in Sleat - Sabhal Mòr Ostaig welcomes Ulidia Finn 2018

    For the first time, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, in cooperation with the university Celtic departments of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, is playing host this week to a major international conference devoted to the songs, stories, legends, and literature recounting the battles and adventures of the ancient Gaelic heroes Cù Chulainn and...

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  • 06/2018

    Professor from the University of Minnesota to deliver lecture at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.

    Professor Diane J. Tedick from the University of Minnesota will deliver a lecture this month at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig entitled Reflections on Immersion Teacher Preparation and Professional Development. This presentation will describe a new post-graduate pre-service elementary teacher preparation program that focuses on immersion education and an in-service professional development...

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  • 05/2018 Sabhal Mòr Vice Principal made Honorary Fellow

    Sabhal Mòr Vice Principal made Honorary Fellow

    John Norman MacLeod, Vice Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, was made an Honorary Fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS) at an event in Edinburgh on Friday 27 April. A native of Staffin on the Isle of Skye, John Norman...

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  • 05/2018 New publication about Gaelic Education

    New publication about Gaelic Education

    A dossier of information about Gaelic Education was published recently in the Netherlands. The dossier, which was compiled by Professor Boyd Robertson, Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, is one of a series of information booklets about minority languages across Europe.  The series is commissioned from experts within each language community...

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  • 05/2018 Visual arts school exchange project to be exhibited at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Visual arts school exchange project to be exhibited at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    The visual arts exchange project, An Cuan Sgìth / The Little Minch, will be exhibited at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig from 14th May and will run until 25th June 2018.  An Cuan Sgith is a two year visual arts exchange project between young people from Bun-sgoil Shlèite, Skye and Bun-sgoil Bhaile...

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  • 05/2018 Big Barn Sessions

    Big Barn Sessions

    Calling all young musicians, singers, bands, producers, DJs, sound artists, podcasters, filmmakers or composers! Would you benefit from spending three days, free of charge, working in a professional recording studio with an experienced sound engineer/producer? If so then, submit your idea to Big Barn Sessions for a chance to receive...

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  • 05/2018 Director of Seall, Duncan MacInnes, inducted into the Hall of Fame for his services to traditional music.

    Director of Seall, Duncan MacInnes, inducted into the Hall of Fame for his services to traditional music.

    Congratulations to Duncan MacInnes who is to be inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame for his dedication to promoting traditional music. Duncan is the creative director of Seall, an arts organisation based at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, and has worked tirelessly for over 25 years to put on...

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  • 05/2018 Multilingualism in the brain

    Multilingualism in the brain

    29/05/18 at 1400 Seòmar Chanaigh, SMO, ACC Professor Ferran Suay, University of Valencia   Functional effects of being bi- or multilingual are pretty well known and include not just an enhanced ability to learn new languages but also beneficial effects on memory and executive control. What are, though, the effects...

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  • 04/2018 The Scottish Life Plan Tour

    The Scottish Life Plan Tour

    The Misak, of the Cauca region in Colombia, were displaced from their lands and almost disappeared as a people. Over the last 40 years, they have reclaimed their territory, their culture and their futures against all odds. They did this by developing the Plan de Vida, an exceptional approach for...

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