Traditional dance steps out…

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s  Sophie Stephenson is an expert in Scottish step dance. She has taught and performed the traditional dance style in countries around the world, including Canada, the US, Norway and Spain, showcasing the relevance of this timeworn artform in both a Scottish and International context. At the age of 11, Sophie took her […]

Standing ovation for Secret North…

An outstanding performance of the Secret North on 21 June received a standing ovation from an appreciative audience in a packed An Talla Mòr. Ailie Robertson, Donald Grant, Sondre Meisfjord, Karen Tween, Jarlath Henderson and Marit Fált played new music from either side of the North Sea from their recent collaboration. Duncan reported: “A totally brilliant […]

Skye Festival programme at the printers!…

The 32-page colour programme for the 2017 programme has gone to the printers, so expect to see them in the usual places from around 24 June. But you can read it first! Open this blog by clicking on the image above and then clicking HERE.

Unusual request of the year…

A visitor at one of our recent concerts heard that we had lots and lots of Basque rain-ponchos that we hand out liberally at raffles. They wondered if we had spares as their budding Brass Band were looking for some in case it rained at the Whit Week Saddleworth Brass Band Festival. We would have […]

Hear a concert and The Red Chair, online.…

The Hebrides Ensemble trialled an online concert earlier this year and have asked for audience reaction. Click HERE and comment! Clod Theatre, who recently brought ‘The Red Chair’to Skye, but unfortunately could not find a date for us in SEALL,  also have their show online on SoundCloud and iTunes.  

Duncan shortlisted for national award…

Duncan MacInnes is one of three nominees  for a special award at the first ever National Rural Touring Forum Awards. The new awards saw over 700 individuals nominate productions, venues, promoters, schemes, and staff for the award. SEALL is also the only nominee from Scotland. The NRTF Special Award was open to all nominations with […]