Bilingual website…

We are in the process of bilingualising this website. The tabs on each event saying ‘click here for Gaelic’ will soon be operational – but not quite yet!

Forbidden verse takes centre stage…

The Isle of Skye’s Anne Martin is one of the most loved and respected Gaelic singers in Scotland. She is well-known for her haunting melodies and her knowledge of, and passion for, the music tradition of the West Highlands. Anne’s traditional repertoire covers songs of love, loss, life and lament, passed on through the generations of […]

Spotlight on SEALL in Volunteer Arts…

Voluntary arts recently asked SEALL and the Skye Festival about their work with volunteers. We featured volunteer director Jacqui MacKinnon and her raffle-selling daughter Hannah. Open up this blog and read about it HERE

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.