Hùb Hàb

The Hùb Hàb theatre-in-education is delivered through Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Fèisgoil service.  For more information about Hùb Hàb contact Angus Macleod at angus@feisean.scot

Hùb Hàb 2021: Cuairt Bheag

Cuairt Bheag is a short film aimed at young children in Gaelic nurseries and Gaelic medium education. During the film the audience get to know Hùb Hàb and what happens when she finds a magical box on her doorstep.

The film has a run time of approximately 20 minutes and features four Gaelic songs sung by Hùb Hàb (Katie MacFarlane) with musical accompaniment by Pablo Lafuente. Cuairt Bheag was written and directed by Angus Macleod.
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Listen to the songs from the film here:

Òran Hùb Hàb

Nach dèan thu deiseil?

Tha sinne a’ falbh air cuairt

‘S fheàrr dhomh tilleadh dhachaigh

Hùb Hàb Songs

Videos featuring songs from Hùb Hàb plays between 2016 and 2020 were re-recorded by Ellen MacDonald last year and you can view them on our YouTube channel here:

Previous Hùb Hàb productions:

Hùb Hàb 2020: Duanagan Aodaich
In the Gaelic language play Duanagan Aodaich (Clothing Ditties) Hùb and Hàb learn about clothing.  A ten-day tour of the play took place between Monday 2nd and Friday 13th March with peformances at the following primary schools and Gaelic nurseries:  Mount Cameron Primary School, Sgoil na Coille Nuaidhe, Condorrat Primary School, Lyoncross Nursery, Bun-sgoil Taobh na Pàirce, Meadowburn Primary School, Rowena Nursery, Sgoil Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu, Bun-sgoil Thiriodh, Rockfield Primary School, Strath of Appin Primary School, Breadalbane Primary School and Goodlyburn Primary School.

Additional regional tours were scheduled for primary schools and Gaelic nurseries in the Isle of Mull, the Western Isles and the Highland Council region but these tours were cancelled due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Hùb Hàb 2019: Rannan an Rathaid Mhòir
Rannan an Rathaid Mhòir’ (Hùb Hàb: Road Rhymes), a Gaelic language play about road safety, initially toured the central belt, Perthshire and Argyll in Marhc and in May toured Tiree, Mull and the Western Isles.  In September the play was performed Gaelic medium primary school and nurseries throughout the Highland Council region and Gilcomstoun Primary in Aberdeen.

Hùb Hàb 2018: Seirm na Sìde
In 2018 Hùb and Hàb learnt about the weather in the play Seirm na Sìde which toured the central belt, Perthshire and Argyll in April.  A second tour of the play took place in the Highlands between the 3rd and 14th of September 2018 as part of the Blas music festival.

Hùb Hàb 2017: Cumaidhean Ceòlmhor
Hùb Hàb: Cumaidhean Ceòlmhòr (Hùb Hàb: Musical Shapes) toured in 2017 

Hùb Hàb air Ghleus
Hùb Hàb air Ghleus’ (Hùb Hàb in Tune) toured the country in 2016.

Curriculum for Excellence Outcomes

  • I have experienced the energy and excitement of being part of an audience for other people’s performances
  • My learning in, through and about the expressive arts is enhanced and enriched through partnerships with professional arts companies, creative adults and cultural organisations
I develop and extend my literacy skills when:

  • I have opportunities to develop an understanding of what is special, vibrant and valuable about a culture & language that belongs to me and all who live here.
  • I extend and enrich my vocabulary through listening, talking, watching and reading.
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