New Music Sessions, Live at An Lanntair
The last Wednesday of the Month
The last Wednesday of the Month
Join us to celebrate and encourage local talent from Lewis and Harris.
Wed 26 April
This concert will feature some of the finest emerging talent in Scotland’s music scene today.
Sat 29 April 5pm
The Pocket Cinema brings you a celebration and showing of the films of Maya Deren on the centenary of her birth, with an introduction by Peter Urpeth
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
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
Sat 27 May
On The Level is an indoor festival of live music taking place for one day and night at An Lanntair. Tucked away in each nook and cranny of our maze of a building, you’ll find a different musician playing sets of every variety, to audiences ranging from the tiny to the many. Wander from room … Continue reading On The Level
Thur 15 June
Angus MacPhail and Andrew Stevenson met while studying at what is now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and originally formed the band with a mission to champion classic Scottish Highland West Coast music. With a line up that includes local singer Norie Maciver, the band are currently gearing up for the release of a new … Continue reading Skipinnish
Sat 17 June
Music and dance, in aid of The Nicolson Institute Travel Fund
Fri 23 June
The Edinburgh-born singer/songwriter is one of the brightest rising stars on the Scottish music scene.
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
Tuesdays 4th and 11th July; Wednesdays 5th and 12th July
Jumpin’ and Jivin’ – rock and roll inspired dance workshop; and Creative dance using rhythm and movement to express ideas
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
Wed 19 July
An inter-Island fiddle concert to open Heb Celt 2017
Thur 20 July
The music in Dalma spans the highs and lows of this journey with a collection of melodies that are as beautiful, varied and inspiring as a Lewis skyline.
Fri 21 July
The latest in a venerable family line of Gaelic singers and bards, Calum Alex Macmillan ranks squarely at the forefront of his culture’s contemporary renaissance.
Sat 22 July
Na h-Òganaich are widely credited with reviving interest in Gaelic music in the 1970s for a younger generation
Scottish Youth Theatre and an Lanntair will run a week long creative course for young people aged 10 – 18 to devise a piece of theatre inspired by the title ‘The Box of Odd Shoes’.
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.
Fri 18 August
Yatra: meaning journey has been inspired by the journey of Colin Mackenzie from the Isle of Lewis to India.
Mon 30 Oct
Scouting for Girls visit An Lanntair on their 10th Anniversary Tour!
Thur 30 November
Blue Rose Code’s much anticipated album , ‘THE WATER OF LEITH’ will be released November 3rd 2017.