Island Voices : Spoken Word workshops with Ron Butlin
Workshops Thurs 21 + Fri 22 Feb
Workshops Thurs 21 + Fri 22 Feb
Interested Writers, Poets or Higher/Advanced Higher English pupils are invited to compose and perform a Spoken Word piece with the Edinburgh Quartet, led by Author Ron Butlin.
Term time only
Do you have any budding thespians looking to develop their acting skills? Let them tread the boards as part of an Lanntair’s drama club. Children can come and learn acting, direction, and make new friends.
Sat 23 February
The Edinburgh Quartet will be visiting Stornoway as part of their tour of a new commission by up and coming, but already critically acclaimed, composer Peter Longworth. The piece is is designed for a combination of music/spoken word, and is unique in that it will react to each local community’s sense of place through new … Continue reading The Edinburgh Quartet
Sat 2 March
Bold, creative, and original; Tannara have established themselves as one of the UK’s most interesting and unique contemporary folk groups. Since the band’s formation in 2014 they’ve covered considerable musical ground. With a background in Scotland’s native traditions, their ceaseless musical development is a melting pot of ideas, genres and sounds: From indie rock to … Continue reading Tannara
Fri 8 & Sat 9 March
Celebrating 40 years of one of the most audacious musical pieces ever composed.
Sat 16 March
Girlguiding Western Isles present their 4th Gang Show.
Thur 21 March
Dogstar Theatre Company in association with An Lanntair
Mon 1 April
‘A masterclass in socio-political comedy…The Show is called Genius. It comes very close’ ***** (The Scotsman)
Thurs 4 April
An exhilarating performance for children aged 7+
Sat 6 April
The sequel to last year’s sold-out Classic Rock Night
Sat 20 April
2017 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winners are a vocal/guitar duo like no other.
Wed 24 April
This special Scottish-English collaboration makes a very rare live appearance, its first in 2 years, after a sellout Celtic Connections appearance in 2017, and glowing reviews for debut CD, Far Flung Corners. English composer and musician extraordinaire, Alex Roberts (www.alexrobertsmusic.com), will perform some of his beautiful back catalogue of pieces for voice and guitar. Alex … Continue reading The Far Flung Collective
Thur 25 April
Applied music has brought together the cream of Scotland’s music students – rock, pop and traditional -many of whom are working at a professional level. Applied music allows students to pursue their own musical careers based in their own communities using cutting edge technology and we are delighted to gather them together for this showcase … Continue reading UHI Music Showcase
Sat 27 April
“Not an ounce of flab on his routines… a joy” (****, Telegraph).
Fri 3rd May
Lucy Spraggan live at An Lanntair.
Fri 10 May
Fiddle trio from Norway, Sweden and the Shetland
Tue 21st May
“… a true comic talent” – Manchester Evening News
Fri 31 May
“One of the world’s greatest melodeon players” (Mike Harding BBC Radio 2)
Thurs 6 June
The best in trad music, in a non-traditional way. That’s Còig.
Fri 7 June
‘Funny as hell!’ (Scotland on Sunday)
Sat 22 June
Music depicting the life and prophecies of the Brahan Seer.
Mon 24 June
Entrancing, mesmerising, intricate and ethereal, this is remarkable music and a thrilling live experience.
Thurs 27 June
Join the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wind Solists for a very special performance this June at An Lanntair. Full programme to be confirmed.
Thurs 26 Sept
Little Wander in association with PBJ Management present: James Acaster Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999. One time I bought a lasagne from the supermarket, heated it up in the oven and ate a bit of it and it wasn’t very nice so I put it in the fridge because it felt wrong to dump a whole … Continue reading James Acaster Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999