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New Gaelic Class for Beginners in London

New Gaelic Class for Beginners in London

Starting this week, City Lit will be running a new Gaelic class for beginners on Thursday nights.   Details can be found here.   As any Gael will tell you, it's "a day's work to get started", so you can never start too soon!

London Gaelic Choir open evening

London Gaelic Choir open evening

The London Gaelic Choir will be having its opening evening next Tuesday, 21 January 2020.   Gaelic, music, tea, cake... What's not to like?   Hope to see you there!  

Forthcoming event in Oxford to feature Gaelic poetry

Gaelicinlondon.net has been informed of a forthcoming event in Oxford (details below) which will feature poetry from the Gaelic bàrd, Niall O'Gallagher. Come along if you can! (Free) tickets available here:   How do writers relate to the law? Thursday 6 February...

Mòd Glasgow 2019

Mòd Glasgow 2019

The London Gaelic Choir returned to the Royal National Mòd in Glasgow this year after an absence of many years. Eilidh Cooper Oliver was there and tells us about it... [Picture above: members of the London Gaelic Choir with their smart tartan shoes! Eilidh herself on...

James Boswell in the Isle of Skye

James Boswell in the Isle of Skye

Robbie Kerr, an alumnus of the London Gaelic Class, has written an interesting piece on the life of James Boswell and in particular the trip he took to the Isle of Skye with Dr. Johnson in 1773. As the pair met in Russell St. in Covent Garden, there is a strong London...

Upcoming gigs for London Gaels

Upcoming gigs for London Gaels

Skerryvore have announced a last-minute gig in London next week at the Garage in Highbury Corner. Details and tickets here. Oh, and Mànran will be visiting London next February. Details and tickets here. Hope to see some of you there!

Summer Stories: Annie

Summer Stories: Annie

Annie from the London Gaelic class went to the Sidmouth Folk Festival this summer. And who should she bump into there but... Domhnall, from the London Gaelic Class! Annie says: "It was fantastic to hear great Scottish talent like Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail, Kim Carnie...

Gaelic Holiday Vlog

Gaelic Holiday Vlog

Colin West from the London Gaelic class made a vlog of his holiday on the Islands. It is in Gaelic with English subtitles.   You can watch the vlog here or below:   Vlog ann an Gàidhlig - Laithean-Saora ‘sna h-Eileanan from Colin West on Vimeo....

Peat and Diesel to gig in London in 2020

Peat and Diesel to gig in London in 2020

Lewis punk/folk band Peat and Diesel will be playing in London early in 2020. Tickets go on sale on Ticketweb on Friday 30 August. The gig will be at the Slaughtered Lamb in Clerkenwell on 7 February 2020. Get your tickets now, fellow London Gaels! Woo hoo!...