14 May, 2023
An ath sheirbheis Ghàidhlig ann an Lunnainn: Là na Sàbaid, 14 Cèitean, aig 3f, leis an Dr Urr Aonghas Moireasdan, am modaratair bh’ ann roimhe aig Àrd-sheanadh Eaglais na h-Alba, aig Crown Court Church of Scotland, WC2B 5EZ The next London Gaelic service will be on Sunday 14 May at 3pm, with Revd Dr Angus […]
29 Apr, 2023
The London Gaelic Society is putting on an evening with Mòd Gold medal-winner, Annie Catriona MacDonald. Promises to be a cracker. Details above and tickets available here – see you there!
26 Oct, 2022
Contemporary tradsters Skippinish will be playing the Islington Assembly Hall on Wednesday 26 October 2022. As recent winners of “Live Act of the Year” at Na Trads, they are bound to raise the roof! Tickets available here.
24 Sep, 2022
This concert will bring together the Gaeltachd of both Ireland and Scotland, with Irish singer Iarla Ó Lionárd joining on stage Scotland’s own Julie Fowlis for a one-off collaboration. Sounds unmissable! Tickets available here.
22 Sep, 2022
Comunn Gàidhlig Lunnainn / the London Gaelic Society will be holding a Quiz Night on Thursday, 22 September 2022 at London Scottish House. The quizmaster will be Scottish international quizzer (and Gaelic-speaker), Mark Rae. Details above. Tickets available via CGL’s website here. An dòchas gum faic sinn ann sibh! / Hope to see you there!
25 Mar, 2022
Peat and Diesel have announced new tour dates for 2022. The Leòdhasaich will be back in London with their “Away With Your Wellies” Tour on 25 March at the Islington Assembly Hall. Tickets available here – but they’re going fast! Get yourself a little brandy, give it laldy and GIL will see you there!
10 Mar, 2022
Comunn Gàidhlig Lunnainn / the Gaelic Society of London is holding its annual Quiz Night on 10 March 2022. The event will be online again this year – deets below. An dòchas gun chì sibh ann! (Ann an uinneag bheag air an sgàilean, tha mi a’ ciallachadh!)
10 Feb, 2022
Comunn Gàidhlig Lunnainn will be hosting the above-titled online talk on 10 February 2022 at 7.30pm. Prof Michael Parker Pearson of UCL will talk about his work on Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements preserved in the machair of South Uist, including the discovery of purposefully mummified bodies, not previously found anywhere in Britain. Registration […]
1 Feb, 2022
Interested in Gaelic song? The Mòd? Making music with like-minded people? The London Gaelic Choir are having an online open evening on 1 February. Details above. Siuthadaibh – na bi diùid! Go on – don’t be shy!
18 Nov, 2021
The London Gaelic Society will be having its AGM on 18th November, following by a performance of songs – live, but online – from Ainsley Hamill. Ainsley will be well known to many members of the Society from the last recital she gave us – back before the pandemic. ‘S fhada bhon uairsin! For more […]
8 Jul, 2021
Curious about Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)? Want a no-obligation taster session by way of introduction to Gaelic language and culture? If so, you may wish to know that City Lit are running “Discover Scottish Gaelic”, a one-off online evening class. The class will be taught by Morag Trainor, who also teaches the regular language classes […]
24 Jun, 2021
The Gaelic Society of London has organised on online workshop and cèilidh with well-known Gaelic singer (and weather presenter!) Joy Dunlop. For more details, head over to the Gaelic Society of London’s new website here.
18 Mar, 2021
Comunn Gàidhlig Lunnainn / the London Gaelic Society will be holding an online quiz night on 18 March. Barrachd fiosrachaidh a leanas / details to follow. Please mark your diaries!
20 Feb, 2021
The Gaelic Society of London present an evening with Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones on 20 February. In view of current restrictions, the event will take place on Zoom. Details below:
2 Jul, 2020
Get your quizzing brains on for CGL’s Covid quiz night! Test your knowledge of all things… in general, plus some esoteric Gaelic stuff, no doubt. Apparently we can also expect some party pieces from the usual suspects. Sgoinneil! Barrachd fiosrachaidh gu h-ìosal: On Thursday 2 July, at 7:30pm, Comunn Gàidhlig Lunnainn will be hosting […]
15 Feb, 2020
The London Gaelic Society will be hosting Sandy NicDhòmhaill Jones, recently crowned as Bàrd a’ Chomuinn 2019-2020 at the Mòd in Glasgow. Sandy will be singing and reciting her own compositions after the Society’s AGM on 15 February. Details in the flyer here: Gaelic Society Event Feb 2020.
17 Dec, 2019
The Còisir Christmas party will be on the 17th of December at Crown Court Church of Scotland. Come along for some seasonal cheer, music and craic. All alumnae and friends of the choir welcome.
15 Dec, 2019
This year’s Gaelic carol service will take place at the Lumen Church in Regent Square on the evening of 15 December 2019. The service will start at 6.30pm. So far as we are aware, this is the only Gaelic Christmas service in London. Come along for some uplifting congregational singing, supported by the […]
8 Sep, 2019
The next service will be on Sunday, 8 September at 3.30pm. The minister will be the Rev. Iain T Campbell of the Free Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. All welcome!
7 Sep, 2019
‘Bha e caillte agus fhuaireadh e: Sgeulachd ciad leabhar-gnothaichean ar Comunn’ le Chris Hood Le Orain bhon naoidheamh linn deug. ‘Lost and Found: the story of our Society’s first minute book’, a talk by Chris Hood With songs of the 19th century
25 Jun, 2019
The London Gaelic Choir (Còisir Lunnainn) will be having its summer “session” at the Bow St. Tavern on 25 June from 7pm. Current members, former members and friends of the choir are all welcome for drinks, music and craic. Hope to see you there!
19 May, 2019
St. Mary Moorfields, Eldon St., at 3.30pm The priest will be Father James Mac Neill from Oban Cathedral. There will be an informal ceilidh in the church hall afterwards.
11 May, 2019
Get your dancing shoes on for a Spring Ceilidh, organised by the London Gaelic Society and the London Gaelic Choir! The ceilidh will be at the London Welsh Centre on Gray’s Inn Rd. at 7-11pm on 11 May 2019. Tickets can be obtained via Eventbrite here. All welcome. Hurry up though! The hall holds 100 […]
9 Feb, 2019
‘Cur Ceist’ The Gaelic Society of London’s Quiz Night Saturday 9 February 2019 at 7.30pm Crown Court Church, Russell Street, Covent Garden (nearest Tube: Covent Garden or Charing Cross) Put your team of four together now OR join a team on the night Prizes for the winning team! […]
29 Jan, 2019
Do you like singing? Are you interested in Gaelic? Come along to the London Gaelic Choir open evening! You do not need to be either a Gaelic-speaker or able to read music, as instruction in both is provided.
20 Oct, 2018
An event to commemorate Scottish soldiers who passed through London during the Great War and enjoyed the hospitality provided by St. Columba’s Church of Scotland. The actors included David Robb, Phyllis Logan, Gordon Kennedy and Derek Riddell. Music was provided by Isla St. Clair and there were two Gaelic singers – Colin West and Michael Hill.