SINGER ALYTH WILL SHINE AT HEBCELT Home for singer Alyth McCormack is two distinct places. There’s Lewis, where she was born and raised, and there’s County Wexford in Ireland, where she has lived with her husband, the musician Noel Eccles, for the last three years. Despite having moved to Ireland eight years ago, it’s only […]
UISDEAN CARVES OUT HIS PLACE AT HEBCELT His work has seen him sculpting kings and queens, but Uisdean Paterson’s crowning glory will come this summer when he takes centre stage at one of Scotland’s leading summer festivals. Uisdean has been commissioned by the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival to produce a new and iconic piece or […]
QUÉBECOIS BAND BRING FRENCH CONNECTION TO HEBCELT It may be the historic connections, the mutual appreciation of traditional music, or just the shared love of having a good time, but Le Vent du Nord have a special affinity with Scottish audiences. Since first coming to the attention of music fans in Scotland more than a […]
As Shooglenifty prepared to take the stage for their concert to close the first ever Hebridean Celtic Festival there was just one thing missing; the audience.
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TWENTY YEARS OF HEBCELT IN MUSIC The twentieth anniversary of the internationally-acclaimed Hebridean Celtic Festival will be celebrated with the creation of a new musical composition by one of the islands’ most famous sons. Alasdair White, the renowned fiddle player with the Battlefield Band and a musician with a long association with HebCelt, has been […]
HIGHLAND LINKS AMONG TOP 13 IN SCOTLAND Three of the Highlands’ most prestigious golf courses have been rated amongst the 13 best places to play in Scotland. Royal Dornoch Golf Club is placed fifth, The Nairn Golf Club twelfth and Castle Stuart Golf Links thirteenth in the list of 100 leading Scottish courses compiled by the […]
PAUL LAWRIE HELPS HIGHLAND GOLFERS Junior golfers in the Highlands will now have the support of a former Open champion with the Paul Lawrie Foundation (PLF) extending its reach into the area. The foundation was launched in Aberdeen in 2001, two years after Paul won The Open at Carnoustie, and since then has assisted thousands […]
MILLER ARRIVAL BOOSTS MACROBERTS’ PRESENCE IN DUNDEE Leading Scottish legal firm MacRoberts has strengthened its Dundee base by recruiting the renowned employment law specialist Deborah Miller as a partner. In what is seen as an appointment coup, the highly-regarded Miller takes up her new role on Friday 1 May with the growing firm, having joined […]
HEBCELT FANS URGED NOT TO GAMBLE ON LEGAL HIGHS The award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival has joined a campaign to help highlight the dangers of so-called legal highs. HebCelt will be among more than 40 summer music events taking part in a ‘blackout’ campaign which will call on the incoming Government after the General Election to […]