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Gaelic Week activities

10:57am - 31 January 2023

Celebrating Scottish Gaelic in North Lanarkshire, 20 - 26 February 2023.

Everyone is welcome (Gaelic speakers or not).

An Evening with Joy Dunlop – Friday 24 February, Bellshill Cultural Centre

Gaelic singing, music and chat with Joy Dunlop and friends – renowned performer Joy will be joined by two musicians to perform Gaelic songs. There might be a little dancing too!

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Time for Gaelic event – Saturday 25 February, Greenfaulds High School

A Gaelic-themed event for all ages, featuring Gaelic language, music, singing, sport, arts and crafts. We have planned a variety of workshops for all the family in the medium of Gaelic, including shinty, crafts, singing and musical performances, storytelling, conversation, books and authors and much more!

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Leugh is Seinn le Linda

We are also asking people to book a specific slot in the Leugh is Seinn le Linda workshop for ages 0-8, which will happen as part of the Time for Gaelic event.

Events for pupils at Greenfaulds High

Monday 20 February

Mairi MacInnes - a talented Gaelic singer - will be in the department all day and will manage to work with pupils for one period each.

Wednesday 22 February 

Author Maya MacGregor will deliver a writing workshop with S1-3 (and maybe S2 Learners). 8.50am to 2.05pm.

Wednesday 22 February 

Angela NicLeòid will talk to S5/6 about future career options in Gaelic teaching, the opportunities for work in the wider Gaelic World, and to promote Gaelic as an asset. 

Events for pupils at Condorrat Primary School

Monday 20 February

Norrie McIver (Skipinnish) – singing workshops with infant/middle classes.

Tuesday 21 February

Mairi MacInnes – singing workshops with middle/upper classes.

Wednesday 22 February 

Spòrs Gàidhlig – orienteering and archery in the playground/around the school for middle/upper classes.

Thursday 23 February

Step Wee Ceilidh with nursery and infant classes.

Friday 24 February 

Singing workshops with Norrie McIver for middle/upper classes and Leugh is Seinn le Linda for nursery/infant classes.

Singing workshops with Norrie McIver for middle/upper classes and Leugh is Seinn le Linda for nursery/infant classes.

Saturday 25 February

Time for Gaelic at Greenfaulds High School run by the NLC Community Learning & Development team.  

Sunday 26 February 

Comann nam Pàrant (our NLC Gaelic Parent Group) concert to celebrate 25 years of Gaelic-medium education here in North Lanarkshire.  

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31 Jan 2023

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