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11 August 2011

Gaelic events in Edinburgh - August & September 2011

Please send any updates to John Macleod <john@andarach.com>
 

Saturday 13.08.11 – 3.30pm              Cànan is Cèic (Gaelic Conversation Session) – Venue: Two Thin Laddies, 103 High Riggs. (Cont:  mechthild@cli.org.uk).
Saturday 13.08.11 – 4.00pm               Book Festival event – Charlotte Square. Book Launch of “Steall à Iomadh Lòn” autobiography of John A Macpherson. (Cont: 0845 373 5888)
Sunday 14.08.11 – 12.30pm                Weekly Gaelic service, Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. (Cont: 225 1900)
Monday 15.08.11 – 11.00am              Gaelic Coffee Morning – Café Nero, Frasers, West End. Conversational opportunity for Gaelic speakers of all ages & abilities. (Cont: 0131 228 5035)
Tuesday 16.08.11 – 7.30pm               Gaelic Conversation CircleTollcross School, 117 Fountainbridge with Calum Cameron. (Cont: 334 7005)
Wednesday 17.08.11 – 7.00pm          Fringe event – Poozies & Dàimh concert, Queen’s Hall, (1hr45m) (Cont: 668 2019)
Wednesday 17.08.11 – 7.30pm          Fringe event – Na Clàrsairean with Lothian Gaelic Choir & Màiri Macleod, St. Andrew’s & St George’s Church, George St. (2hrs) (Cont: 225 3847)
Thursday 18.08.11 – 1.30pm              Book Festival event – Charlotte Square. ‘Nothing but the Poem’ – the poems of Sorley Maclean. A relaxed discussion. (Cont: 0845 373 5888)
Thursday 18.08.11 – 3.00pm              Book Festival event – Charlotte Square. Discussion with Donald Meek. (Cont: 0845 373 5888)
Saturday 20.08.11 – 2.30pm               Fringe event – Tea concert with Na Clàrsairean, Colmcille Centre, Newbattle Tce. (2hrs). (Cont: 226 0000).
Sunday 21.08.11 – 12.30pm                Weekly Gaelic service, Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. (Cont: 225 1900)
Monday 22.08.11 – 11.00am              Gaelic Coffee Morning – Café Nero, Frasers, West End. Conversational opportunity for Gaelic speakers of all ages & abilities. (Cont: 0131 228 5035)
Tuesday 23.08.11                               Book Festival event – Charlotte Square. Na Caimbeulaich. Book preview of songs & biographies of The Campbells of Greepe. (Cont: 0845 373 5888)
Tuesday 23.08.11 – 7.30pm               Gaelic Conversation CircleTollcross School, 117 Fountainbridge with Calum Cameron. (Cont: 334 7005)
Tuesday 23.08.11 – 8.00pm               Joy Dunlop Trio, Leith Folk Club, The Village Inn. Featuring songs from new album “Dùsgadh”. Cont: 07502 024852).  
Wednesday 24.08.11 – 2.00pm          Gaelic Conversation Session – The Forest Café, 3 Bristo Place. (Conversation & music – Early Learners). (Cont: Mark at  feadan24@hotmail.com
Wednesday 24.08.11 – 2.00pm          Book Festival event – Charlotte Square, RBS Corner Theatre. ‘Tribute to Sorley Maclean’ – with Peter Mackay, Chris Whyte, Derrick McClure & Mark Wringe. (Cont: 0845 373 5888)
Wednesday 24.08.11 – 7.15pm          Coisir Dhun Eideann (formerly Edinburgh Saltire Gaelic Choir) weekly rehearsal – Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Tce. (Cont. 669 6418)
Wednesday 24.08.11 – 7.30pm          Fringe event – Clarsach Society concert with young musicians Calum Macleod, Ellie Evans, Karen Pollard & Megan Bruce, Colmcille Centre, Newbattle Tce. (2hrs). (Cont: 226 0000).
Thursday 25.08.11 – 7.15pm              Lothian Gaelic Choir weekly rehearsal – Tollcross Primary School, Fountainbridge. (Cont: 07906 318561)
Friday 26.08.11 – 11.00am                 Book Festival event – Charlotte Square. Book launch of “Air a Thòir” – Martin McIntyre’s new novel. (Cont: 0845 373 5888)
Friday 26.08.11 – 7.00pm                   Ceilidh nan Amhrain Gàidhlig – Gaelic & Irish songs to learn, Room 3 Tollcross Comm Centre (2hrs). With Déirdre Ní Mhathúna. 
Saturday 27.08.11 – 3.30pm               Cànan is Cèic (Gaelic Conversation Session) – Venue: Two Thin Laddies, 103 High Riggs. (Cont:  mechthild@cli.org.uk).
Sunday 28.08.11 – 12.30pm                Weekly Gaelic service, Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. (Cont: 225 1900)
Monday 29.08.11 – 11.00am              Gaelic Coffee Morning – Café Nero, Frasers, West End. Conversational opportunity for Gaelic speakers of all ages & abilities. (Cont: 0131 228 5035)
Tuesday 30.08.11 – 7.30pm               Gaelic Conversation CircleTollcross School, 117 Fountainbridge with Calum Cameron. (Cont: 334 7005)
Wednesday 31.08.11 – 2.00pm          Gaelic Conversation Session – The Forest Café, 3 Bristo Place. (Conversation & music – Early Learners). (Cont: Mark at  feadan24@hotmail.com
Thursday 01.09.11 – 7.15pm              Lothian Gaelic Choir weekly rehearsal – Tollcross Primary School, Fountainbridge. (Cont: 07906 318561)
Friday 02.09.11 – 7.00pm                   Ceilidh nan Amhrain Gàidhlig – Gaelic & Irish songs to learn, Room 3 Tollcross Comm Centre (2hrs). With Déirdre Ní Mhathúna. 
Saturday 03.09.11 – 3.30pm               Cànan is Cèic (Gaelic Conversation Session) – Venue: Two Thin Laddies, 103 High Riggs. (Cont:  mechthild@cli.org.uk).
Sunday 04.09.11 – 12.30pm                Weekly Gaelic service, Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. (Cont: 225 1900)
Sunday 04.09.11 – 3.00pm                  Gaelic service, Perth Free Church. Rev. Duncan Macleod. (Cont: 228 3782).
Monday 05.09.11 – 11.00am              Gaelic Coffee Morning – Café Nero, Frasers, West End. Conversational opportunity for Gaelic speakers of all ages & abilities. (Cont: 0131 228 5035)
Monday 05.09.11 – 1.00pm                Gaelic Lunch Club, Ramada Mount Royal Hotel, Princes St. Guest speaker: Murdo Angus Mackay. (Cont: 07906 318561).
Tuesday 06.09.11 – 7.30pm               Gaelic Conversation Circle – SNP Rooms, North St. Andrew St. with Calum Cameron. (Cont: 334 7005)
Wednesday 07.09.11 – 2.00pm          Gaelic Conversation Session – The Forest Café, 3 Bristo Place. (Conversation & music – Early Learners). (Cont: Mark at  feadan24@hotmail.com)   
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