Cèilidh Trails

The first Cèilidh Trail was established by Fèis Rois in 1999 to help teenage musicians develop their performance skills and to create a vibrant traditional music entertainment programme in the Highlands. Over the years, the project has been replicated in other areas and has proved to be an overwhelming success.

Make sure you take the opportunity to see and hear some of the best young singers and musicians from Fèisean across Scotland in the Cèilidh Trails which will take place in the following areas:

Here is an example of the kind of bands you will see on the Cèilidh Trails – a group from Fèis Lochabair

A grants scheme is available for Fèisean wishing to organise Cèilidh Trails.  Guidance and an Application Form may be downloaded on the right hand side of the page.

The Ceilidh Trail 2016 programme may be downloaded from the right hand side of this page.

You will find a range of useful phrases connected with presenting songs and music at cèilidhs here.

Creative Scotland The Scottish Government Highlands and Islands Enterprise Bòrd na Gaidhlig Highland Council Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Argyll & Bute Council