Duncan’s daily blog from the PEI Small Halls Festival…

His diary —  Episode 5 Concerning Food. –  At the heart of the PEI Festival of Small Halls is community involvement, and it seems that at the heart of that is food. Of course food is one of the main reasons to visit PEI. In North Rustico, the oysters that came straight from the bay […]

SEALL’s new signs…

With funding support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig, SEALL has erected new signage around An Talla Mhòr and our offices An Seòmar Uine, the Green Room. It is with good authority from Senior Management at SMO that we will continue to refer to ‘An Talla Mhòr’ in all circumstances – ‘talla’ can be either feminine or […]

14 June – Ballads and Stories…

Thursday 14 June at 8pm ~ Diardaoin 14 An t-Ogmhios, 8f A’ Seinn na Sgeulachd: Bàs Chonnlaoich (‘Singing the Story: The Death of Connlaoch’) As part of Ulidia Finn 2018, a conference on the Ulster Cycle and Finn Cycle tales Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, TDC, the main hall. From chiefs’ halls to cèilidh-houses, heroic ballads and […]

Skye Festival Programme announced…

Programme details of the 28th Fèis an Eilein or Skye Festival are almost complete. Very soon booking will open but meanwhile click on the Skye Festival tab at the top and see what is planned for you.

SEALL’s new video…

A 3 minute video, featuring music recorded by Malin Lewis and Hector MacInnes with images from SEALL’s programming and words from Duncan MacInnes, Marie Lewis and Boyd Robertson is now complete.

Famous moments for SEALL director…

SEALL’s creative director has been rewarded for a quarter of a century of dedicated service to his community and Scottish traditional music. Duncan MacInnes is one of seven individuals who have been inducted into this year’s Hands Up for Trad Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame. The prestigious award recognises people who work tirelessly to […]