Music, Arts and Culture

Year round, Gaelic Edinburgh offers music, arts and cultural events to a wide range of audiences. Whatever you are looking for, you’re likely to find it here. Festival times are particularly exciting – check out Edinburgh’s Festivals in tune with Gaelic.

For a complete schedule of all that is on see our events calendar.

Events listings

Date/Time Event Location/Contact
Friday 8th January
8.30 pm - late
Cathal McConnellBothan with Cathal McConnell
The first Bothan of 2010, with Cathal McConnell - singer and instrumentalist with Boys of the Lough - and friends! All welcome.
The Outhouse, 12a Broughton Street Lane, EH1 3LY. Upstairs bar.
Contact 0131 557 6668
Friday 15th January
7.30 pm
The Jury's Inn EdinburghLaunch of Edinburgh "Iomairt Cànanin"
A public information meeting to establish the Edinburgh Gaelic Forum

. The forum is to be a group of leading stakeholders in Gaelic Edinburgh who will take forward this langauge initiative led by Comunn na Gàidhlig that has been successful in reinvigoraging Gaelic in other major centres.
The Jury’s Inn, 43 Jeffrey Street EH1 1DH.
Contact 07906 318561.
Tuesday 19th January
1.00 pm
a lunch dishGaelic Lunch Club
A lunch-time Gaelic conversational opportunity for Gaelic speakers/learners to come together in the city for lunch & dialogue in Gaelic and to hear a brief address from a Gaelic-speaking personality about his/her activities or interests.

Supported by Bòrd na Gàidhlig's Taic Freumhan Coimhearsnachd Fund.
£10 for two courses, glass of wine, and coffee.
Mount Royal Hotel, 53 Princes St.
Contact: 07906 318561

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