The Pocket Cinema: Baby Friendly Screenings
The Parent Nap: 90 minutes to relax with free films for kids and carers On Monday Mornings at 11am, The Pocket Cinema at An Lanntair opens its doors for carers with children up to the age of five. We show a range of films for grown-ups during which kids can eat healthy snacks, play, draw … Continue reading The Pocket Cinema: Baby Friendly Screenings
The last Wednesday of the Month
An Lanntair’s New Music Sessions, hosted in collaboration with Wee Studio, are a perfect opportunity to celebrate and encourage local talent from Lewis and Harris. To find out more about Wee Studio please click here.
Fri 31 March
Seldom-screened piece of 1970s film-making in the vein of Girls and Frances Ha
Sat 1 Apr
Rock night featuring some of the island’s
Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th April
Children can join the wonderful Jabuti theatre for 2 inspiring puppetry workshop opportunities. Age 8 – 12 : On Mon 10th April from 10.30 to 1.30, Jabuti Theatre will lead a workshop inspired by their latest show, Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear. In the show two children steal the moon from the sky and go on an adventure … Continue reading Jabuti puppetry workshops for children
Tues 11 April
A Visual Adventure with puppetry, movement and music for children aged 3+ and their families
Tuesday 18th April and Thursday 20th April
Drumming workshop for adults with Dalbir Singh Rattan Tuesday 18th April, 7 – 8.30pm (please note date change from Wed 19th) In this fun, energetic and interactive workshop, adults will be introduced to rhythms and compositions on the Tabla, Dhol and Djembe drums. Free but booking is essential Singing workshop for adults with Dalbir Singh … Continue reading Purvai Indian drumming and singing workshops
Tuesdays from 18th April – 23rd May (6 weeks),
The Charleston is a fast paced dance, with elaborate arm movements which first became popular in the 1920s. Jive was originally presented to the public in 1934. It is a lively dance and uninhabited variation of the jitterbug, a form of swing dance. In this evening class with dancer Alex Jones you will learn the … Continue reading Jive and Charleston
Sat 22 April
Critically acclaimed UK theatre company, Single Shoe Productions, will share their playful approach to building characters and physical storytelling. They will guide participants as they use their characters to devise short group scenarios that will then be shared with the class. The workshop will explore characterisation through a series of games and exercises. Why is character important? What … Continue reading Single Shoe Productions : The Universal Stage workshop
Sat 22 Apr
Inspired by the physical comedy of Buster Keaton and the madcap absurdity of Looney Tunes, Single Shoe Productions create a fusion of silent film nostalgia and cartoon antics.
Wed 26 April
This concert will feature some of the finest emerging talent in Scotland’s music scene today.
Fri 12 May
Live Act of the Year at the 2015 Scots Trad Music Awards, RURA are “one of the most exciting bands on the Scottish folk scene”
Sat 20th May
One of the UK’s most exciting new bands- Tickets are sold out, but contact the Box office to enquire out any returns.
Fri 26 May
Smith, one of Scotland’s finest comedians, entertains with her outstanding one woman show
Monday 3rd - Friday 14th July
The Summer youth dance intensive is a two week dance and performance project with dancer Julia McGhee open to young people aged 10-18 years. Participants will take part in daily contemporary and creative dance sessions (Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm) leading to a performance in the auditorium at an Lanntair for family, friends and … Continue reading Summer youth dance intensive
Saturday 8th July
“Trunk” is an exciting interactive performance created for children aged between 3 and 6 years and their parents/carers. The performance centres on a large travelling trunk containing a collection of objects. As each object appears or new sound is heard from inside the trunk, the children become participants in an exciting adventure which sees them … Continue reading Trunk
Thu 27 July
Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions.
Fri 4 Aug
Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming here to warm up his brand new show WINGING IT
Inspired by the Mackenzie Collection of Asian art and antiquities collected by Stornoway-born Colin Mackenzie the ‘Collector Extraordinaire’, Purvai festival celebrates the South Asian cultural heritage that is an integral part of Scotland today.