15 April – 3 June
15 April – 3 June
This exhibition highlights some of these craft traditions and heritage, helping to define our own identities and cultures. Join us for the opening on Friday 14 at 5pm
Tuesdays from 18th April - 6th June (8 weeks)
This class with ceramicist Carol Burgis is open to anyone with an interest in working with clay, both beginners and those who have worked with clay before. The skills we will practise are traditional hand building methods: pinching, coiling, slabbing and modelling. This will also involve some 2Dimensional design work and learning about some of … Continue reading Hand-building Ceramics evening class
LOVE TO WRITE? What has about 20 legs, drinks tea, laughs and writes furiously? Well, on a good Tuesday night, that’s us. We’re a friendly group of writers who meet weekly at An Lanntair in Stornoway. We’re open to anyone over the age of 16, writing in any genre or style, and at any level of … Continue reading Stornoway Writer’s Circle
The last Wednesday of the Month
Join us to celebrate and encourage local talent from Lewis and Harris.
Pre book your table from 5pm to get Two Steaks and a bottle of wine for £35
Wednesdays 26th April – 31st May (6 weeks)
In this evening class with Gill Thompson you can explore a variety of printmaking techniques – mono-print, linocut, etching and collagraph. Suitable for those who have some experience of printmaking or for complete beginners. If you have never done printing before this will be an introduction to basic methods. Gill will lead you through a … Continue reading Printmaking : making your mark evening class
Wednesdays During Term Time
An Lanntair’s Film Club gives you the chance to watch current releases, independent and classic films and discuss how they were made and what they are about – all for free!
Thu 1 - Sat 3 Jun
The warmth, whimsy and, of course, the whisky which made Whisky Galore! such a success in both the source novel and Alexander Mackendrick’s 1949 film are alive and well in this version of a much loved favourite.
Thursdays from 27th April - 1st June (6 weeks)
Over 6 weeks, Catherine Myles of ‘Stornoway Vintage’ will lead you through designing and creating a bespoke bag. Starting with a design and planning session you will consider the elements of the bag you wish to make. You will create a mood board containing details of fabric, finishing and flourishes and choose the shape, closure, … Continue reading Bespoke Bag Design evening class
Fri 2 Jun 8.30pm
Ex-Maid of Honour Eloise (Anna Kendrick) – relieved of her duties after being dumped by the Best Man via text – decides to hold her head up high and attend her oldest friend’s wedding anyway. She finds herself seated at the ‘random’ table in the back of the room with a disparate group of strangers, … Continue reading Table 19
Every Saturday During Term Time
Get ready for more exciting visual art projects including painting, modelling, designing, printing, drawing, and inventing.
Every Saturday During Term Time
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 3 Jun - Thu 8 Jun
From Madagascar director Tom McGrath, The Boss Baby is a wry animated caper about a new baby’s impact on a regular family. This particular newborn (voiced by the unmistakable Alec Baldwin) secretly has the wit and intellect of a high-level CEO. After discovering that puppies have overtaken babies in the adoration market, he teams up … Continue reading The Boss Baby
Mon 5 June 11am
Creative adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic from the creators of Nightmare Befre Christmas
Digiheb presents weekly workshops for young people aged between 14 and 25 who are interested in film making. Young people are supported to make their own short films and develop their skills in acting, writing, camera, editing, sound, doc research, lighting, music, animation, production and directing. The films made at Digiheb can be used for … Continue reading Digiheb – Film making workshops for young people
Thur 8 June and Friday 9 June
Craig flashes his kilt pins, strikes a pose and calls ‘Lights, Camera… and, most definitely, Action!’ Bring your Auntie, bring your Hubby… bring your Selfie!
Thu 8 Jun 8.30pm
From visionary director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy and Stoker) comes The Handmaiden, a sumptuous and exhilarating period thriller inspired by Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel ‘Fingersmith’.
Sat 10 & Wed 14 Jun
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures from the smash-hit Vol. 1 as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos.
Sat 10 & Fri 16 Jun
Now that Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) are on their honeymoon and the rest of the crew has been exonerated—the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life.
Mon 12 June 11am
Ground-breaking family adventure from Pixar
Thur 15 June
Named as ‘Live Act of the Year’ at the Scottish Trad Awards, Skippinish’s recent highlights include releasing three chart topping self-penned singles and a sell-out concert in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall that finished with a standing ovation. Having been joined by local musician Norie Maciver last year, the band have now released a new … Continue reading Skipinnish
Fri 16 & Sat 24 Jun
Their Finest is a witty and thoughtful wartime charmer from Lone Scherfig (An Education) with a screenplay based on Lissa Evans’ novel Their Finest Hour and a Half.
17th June to 29th July 2017
Grinneas nan Eilean: The Islands Open Exhibition returns to An Lanntair in 2017 and for the first time ever will be held in high summer.
Sat 17 June
Music and dance, in aid of The Nicolson Institute Travel Fund
Mon 19 June 11am
Studio Ghibl’s adaptation of Joan Robinson’s classic English children’s book.
Tue 20 Jun 6pm
An off-kilter take on that most venerable of Japanese genres – the family drama – which screened to great acclaim at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Un Certain Regard Jury prize.
Thu 22 & Sat 24 Jun
Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron
Thu 22 - Fri 30 Jun
Following on from the divisive Prometheus, Ridley Scott takes the helm of a fully-fledged Alien film once more, and transports us across the far reaches of cold, empty space.
Fri 23 June
The Edinburgh-born singer/songwriter is one of the brightest rising stars on the Scottish music scene.
Mon 26 June 11am
Disney’s classic, starring the late Robin Williams
Wed 28 Jun - Sat 1 Jul
Eccentric, sea-savvy buccaneer Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back in this landmark fifth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series.
Thu 29 Jun & Sat 1 Jul
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana (Gal Gadot), princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior on a sheltered island paradise.
Thurs 29th and Fri 30th June
During this 2 day workshop you will learn to work with traditional milliner’s buckram which you will shape on wooden biscuit or doughnut blocks. These shapes can be sculpted and wired, and covered with tweed or an evening fabric of your choice. You will then line and trim the hat to suit. These hats are suitable … Continue reading Millinery workshop with Jeanette Sendler
Thu 29 Jun 9pm
A quiet yet audacious period tale from theatre director William Oldroyd based on Nikolai Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk, Lady Macbeth’s title reveals plenty but will still surprise and engross.
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.
Tue 4th & 11th Jul; Wed 5th & 12th Jul
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.
Sat 29 July
This workshop, facilitated by designer/maker Martin Campbell of Glasgow’s Rag and Bone Workshop will give you an introduction to some basic furniture making techniques. Participants will be guided through the making of a contemporary design, based on a milking stool or alternatively a traditional Scottish stool known as a ‘Creepie’, which they will be encouraged to customise … Continue reading Milking it! Stool making with Martin Campbell
Fri 4 Aug
Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming here to warm up his brand new show WINGING IT
Fri 11 Aug- Fri 18 Nov
Curated from items on loan from the British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and the British Library, the exhibition will mark the first occasion material from the collection has been displayed outside of London.
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.
Various dates and locations TBC
A tea stall where people can share and listen to each others stories.
Wed 25- Sat 28 October
Faclan, the Hebridean Book Festival returns to An Lanntair to take you to a place beyond the borders of the known world.
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.