If, as a family, you are looking for enjoyable experiences that involve Gaelic in a relaxed environment here’s the place. Most activities provide English translation or are mixed Gaelic and English, so everyone can follow.
|Saturday Family Club
Simple Gaelic activities for families.
|Family activities, Gaelic creche, children's activities and parents' learning activities. Saturday mornings from 10 am. Supported by a grant from Bòrd na Gàidhlig. Please get in touch or just come along (for dates see the events calendar).||Tollcross Primary. Contact parents@Gaelic-Edinburgh.net.|
|Comann nam Pàrant family social events
|Year round events, including summer barbecue and annual parents v kids football contest in June, a Christmas party, and a cèilidh in April for visting schools||Contact parents@Gaelic-Edinburgh.net.|
|Comann nam Pàrant family celebration
|Currently Easter and Advent services are held. These take place on a Saturday morning.||Augustine United Church, George IV bridge. Contact parents@Gaelic-Edinburgh.net.|
Gillian’s parent/staff band
(u) (grown-ups only, but see children's listings for Gillian's high school band)
|Rehearsals every fortnight on a Monday or Tuesday evening||Tollcross Primary. Contact parents@Gaelic-Edinburgh.net.|
Annual festival for families with under-5s+
|Each May. Huge festival with stalls and activities. Mostly for under-5s and parents, but there are are also things for kids up to 10. Quite a number of Gaelic-language, taster and promotional activities.||Leith Links. www.parentslikeus.co.uk|
|CLAD Family Learning Weeks
At the Gaelic college on Skye.
|Generally either of the first two weeks in July. Morning and afternoon Gaelic classes for parents, and fun Gaelic indoor and outdoor activities for the kids. With a great social programme arranged.||Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Skye|
|CnaG Family Learning Weeks
||Around the middle of the summer holidays to coincide with the local Fèis where children take various activities while parents learn Gaelic.||Isle of Lewis. Contact Comunn na Gàidhlig|
(u) universally accessible to all audiences, (st) simultaneous translation for Gaelic content, (g) some untranslated Gaelic content, (G) mainly or completely through Gaelic.