October Fèis: music, song & dance in Inverness

Fèis a’ Bhaile are offering a holiday week full of music, song, drama, art, dance and sport in Inverness this October.

From Monday 16th to Friday 20th October 2017 Fèis a’ Bhaile will run a wide variety of traditional arts workshops for young people aged 8 to 18. Subjects are on offer include accordion, fiddle, guitar, clarsach, Gaelic song, tin whistle, chanter and pipes, pipe band drumming, keyboard and drama.

Fèis a’ Bhaile has secured a top class tutor team who will offer a professional, effective and fun tuition experience:

  • Fiddle – Lauren MacColl (Rant, Salt House) & Charlie Grey
  • Guitar – Alasdair Taylor (Elephant Sessions)
  • Gaelic Song – Carrie Afrin
  • Whistle – Brìghde Chaimbeul
  • Pipes and Chanter – Ali Turner (Tidelines)
  • Pipe band drumming – Billy MacGregor
  • Accordion – Stuart Mackintosh
  • Clarsach – Sandra MacLeod
  • Keyboard – Jessica Bates
  • Drama – Debbie MacKay (BBC Alba’s Bannan)

As well as these subjects participants can also take part in daily shinty, art, groupwork and dance workshops.

The fèis costs £85, with discounts where more than one child from the same family is taking part.

More information and applications forms are available at www.feisabhaile.org, from Rachel Campbell rmac_campbell@hotmail.com or by clicking here.



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