Category Archives: Local Events

Class mu dheaireadh ron t-samhradh (Last class before summer)

Gaelic choir

Coinneamh Coitcheann Bliadnail (AGM)Diluain 29 dhen Cheitein (Monday 29th May) 2017

AGM notice 2017

Scots Gaelic Day Glenkens April 2017

Bha an là chòrd gu-mòr riunn, agus ‘s e tachartas soirbheachail a bh’ann.
It was a very enjoyable day, and a successful event.

Thanks to Margaret Bennett, Ted Cowan and Nicola Black for wonderful speeches and teaching;  thanks to all who attended and to the Catstrand for hosting us.

Here is the Gaelic Place names leaflet for the Glenkens if you would like one:

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Suipear Burns

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Scots Gaelic day Glenkens Saturday 8th April 2017

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Consairt Nollaig/ Christmas Concert

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Gordon Memorial Hall ( St Ninian’s Episcopalian Church) Castle Douglas
3pm Sunday 18th December 2017

Borders Reel & Strathspey Society (conducted by Barbara Lewis) with  ‘spots” from
na Seinneadairean (Gaelic Song Class)

bidh srùpag ann le ceic nollaig.  Nach tig sibh a blithe còmhla riunn?  Cost £5. 

Na Seinneadairean (Gaelic Song Class)

Gatehouse last Sunday for our first meeting of the autumn.
It is Nicola’s aim to work towards concerts or events and a Christmas concert has been mentioned.
It is also likely that Na Seinneadairean will perform at the Burns Supper and a Clarsach Society event during 2017, as we have done before.

Dates agreed are all Saturdays @11am starting on September 24th, then October 8th / October 22nd / November 5th / November 19th / December 3rd/ December 17th.
The fee for the whole autumn season is only £15 so please bring your cash next time.
Anyone paying each session will have to pay £3 per time so the best way is just to pay the lot and be done! 

The venue will be in Kirkpatrick Durham, hopefully the community bothy, which has a fire for the colder days. If not, the venue will be KD Village Hall.

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If anyone has any suggestions for songs, Nicola would love to hear from you so please get in touch:  nicolablack@madasafish.com

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Clas Gàidhlig Dùn-phris. Gaelic Class Dumfries

Thursday Evenings 6:00pm – 7:30pm.  North West Resource Centre. Dumfriesmap

Starting 19th Jan. through until 23rd March 2017 (10 Weeks)

Cost £35 for 10 weeks, waged;  £25 for 10 weeks unwaged. 

Cheques payable to Gàidhlig Dumgal.  Please give cash or cheques to the Tutor by the 3rd Week (13th Oct.)  mòran taing.

Class will be taken by Barbara Lewis an advanced learner and experienced teacher.  Fiona Collins has too much on with young family, day time teaching job, Bìodain;  so we are lucky and thankful that Barbara is taking the class.  If you did Fiona’s class last year, please come to this one;  and if you are a beginner, that that is absolutely fine.  I am confident there will be plenty for everyone to learn, and those who have a wee bit knowledge, can help the ones with less. Please note earlier start time

If anyone is prefers a class for more experienced learners, then there is Sìne’s on Tuesday afternoons, or Màiri’s on Wednesday Evenings.learn G

Galloway Gaelic Class: Gatehouse of Fleet.

Gatehouse of Fleet Parish Church Hall

Running for 10 weeks, Starting on…….

Tuesday 14th Feb.2017 @ 2:15pm with Anndra…..” I hope least year’s leaners will come back for more, and anyone wanting to start can join us;  dinna be feart, we are all learners, and the complete beginners will be encouraged by the existing members” £25 for 10 weeks. Cheques payable to Gàidhlig Dumgal. Gatehouse kirk 2class will run for 10 weeks, through to 18th April

 

 

Cearcall Còmhradh (Gaelic Conversation Classes)

North West Resource Centre Lincluden, Dumfries.

Running for 10 weeks, Starting on…….

Tuesday 17th Jan.2017 @ 3pm with Sìne……”anyone can join if they have a little Gàidhlig and are willing to read, speak,listen and write a little. We are a very hospitable,dedicated group who learn from each other.”  £25 for 10 weeks.  Please give your money to Sìne.  Cheques payable to Gàidhlig Dumgal

or Wednesday 18th Jan. 2017 @6:30pm with Màiri.  “Two members are moving to South Uist, to the midst of a Gaelic speaking community!  Old friends welcome back, and it would be good to see any new faces”.  As with Sìne, class, as long as you have some Gaelic and are willing to join in.£25 for 10 weeks. Please give your money to Sìne. Cheques payable to Gàidhlig Dumgal.  data=RfCSdfNZ0LFPrHSm0ublXdzhdrDFhtmHhN1u-gM,Nf1juZphmuhgKj8W1f1qU5HiO-JqU6gF8VOVHss9HTivxWgK9ajZMGtGUpBY8BaDXNlm8pBiJM_r-L6c0gSBpof51Xi1tUmQfyvMXpQIqKp7a4raG4Sov3Q6xiAkZGh3db5DGekmU9HoOg400px-Dumfries