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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.

  • 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,...

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  • 09/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig signs new partnership agreements

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig signs new partnership agreements

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye, has recently signed two separate memoranda of understanding, one with the Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust in North Uist and the other with Colaisde na Gàidhlig in Cape Breton, Canada. Sue Fogden, Chairperson of the Taigh...

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  • 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...

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  • 07/2017 Dr Frederik Paulsen Family Foundation support for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Dr Frederik Paulsen Family Foundation support for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, The National Centre for Gaelic Language, Education, Culture and the Arts, is pleased to acknowledge the very generous  financial support of £50,000 gifted to the College by Dr Frederik Paulsen Jnr, who along with Mossburn Distillers, is the ‘driving force’ behind the development of the newly completed ...

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  • 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...

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  • 06/2017 Bòrd na Gàidhlig team strengthened with two new appointments

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig team strengthened with two new appointments

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the lead organisation responsible for the promotion of Gaelic in Scotland, has announced the appointment of two new members of staff in their Inverness and Fort William offices. Tasha Madigan is from Uig on the Isle of Skye and after learning Gaelic at Portree High School, and...

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  • 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...

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  • 05/2017 Sleat Sports Centre feasibility study.

    Sleat Sports Centre feasibility study.

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig has commissioned a full feasibility study for the proposed new sports complex being planned as an integral part of the ongoing development of Kilbeg Village in Sleat. The provision of a sports, recreation, health and fitness centre would create a vital and long overdue amenity serving the...

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  • 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...

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  • 04/2017 New Gaelic magazine - Tuath

    New Gaelic magazine - Tuath

    A new Gaelic magazine Tuath will be launched on Wednesday 12th April in the Atrium at Àrainn Chaluim Chille at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig with readings from Myles Campbell and Kenny Lindsay. There will also be readings from Boyd Robertson, John Urquhart, Jo MacDonald and Myles Campbell in memory of Donald...

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