iNorge, Exhibition by Geoff Stear
iNorge, Exhibition by Geoff Stear GEOFF STEAR was the Artist in Residence in Kalvåg Bremanger, Norway, for the month of April 2016 where he produced 50 digital artworks reproduced as Giclee Prints and 20 Acrylic paintings on Watercolour paper. The prints were exhibited at An Lanntair last year and are still available along with a … Continue reading iNorge, Exhibition by Geoff Stear
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.
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.
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.
Every Saturday During Term Time
Get ready for more exciting visual art projects including painting, modelling, designing, printing, drawing, and inventing.
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.
Sat 24 June in An Lanntair's Gallery
Young musicians perform ‘Music For Summer Evenings’ in An Lanntair’s Gallery.
Mon 26 June 11am
Disney’s classic, starring the late Robin Williams
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
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
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.
Pre book your table from 5pm to get Two Steaks and a bottle of wine for £35
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!
The last Wednesday of the Month
Join us to celebrate and encourage local talent from Lewis and Harris. On June 28th the performers will be Jane Hepburn, Rosie Sullivan and Niamh Smith.
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
Canadian Author Kara Ghobhainn Smith will read excerpts from her 2017 collection of poetry, The Artists of Crow County. The poems within depict creative lives in Chatham-Kent, Canada and Mâlain, France. Two of the poems were shortlisted for the 2016 Walrus Poetry Prize, and the Polar Expressions Poetry Prize. “The Artists of Crow County is … Continue reading Poetry Reading: The Artists of Crow County
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
4 August – 9 September
Peat and local soils were used in the glass castings but the show also includes screen prints, bronze casts of peats.
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.
Thu 10 Aug
Building on the rapturous response to last year’s concert, Roopa and Dalbir will return to enchant us once more.
Sat 12 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.
Sat 12 Aug
Sona Datta. presenter of BBC4’s Treasures of the Indus, will give a talk on the famous temple and monuments of Mahabalipuram in South India, A World Heritage site which is extensively documented in the Mackenzie Collection. Mahabalipuram was the major seaport of the ancient Pallava Kingdom in the 7th century. Throughout this illustrated presentation … Continue reading Sona Datta: Ancient Monuments of Mahabalipuram
Tue 15 Aug
A literary cabaret giving voice to the contemporary connections between Scotland and India
Wed 16 Aug
Join Kathak dancer, Seetal Kaur for a fun and interactive introduction to Indian classical dance.
Wed 16 August
Combining musicality with complex rhythm, Kaviraj Singh is emerging as a unique and celebrated talent of the new generation.
Fri 18 August
Yatra: meaning journey has been inspired by the journey of Colin Mackenzie from the Isle of Lewis to India.
Sat 19 Aug
Dalbir Singh Rattan, as part of Purvai’s education programme, has been busy all year out and about across the island schools and community groups, and a mighty band of drummers and singers has been formed. Come hear the groups combine and give a performance showing all they have learned in the Purvai Drumming and Singing … Continue reading Purvai Community Drumming and Singing performance
Sat 19 Aug
DJ Collective, ‘Deljeem and Fraser’, combining music and influences from Stornoway, Nepal and classic Bollywood
Fri 1 Sept
An Lanntair stalwarts Phil and Aly make a welcome return to An Lanntair as part of their annual Scottish tour.
Sat 23 Sept
The future is about communication. The future is about connection. The future is… ROCKETS!
Sat 30 Sept
Each year Opera Highlights takes four singers and a pianist out and about around Scotland,
coming in October
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!
Fri 17 Nov
Summer 1947 and 16 million people are on the move between India and the newly-formed Pakistan. Amid the violent political upheaval young Pali’s fingers slip from his father’s hand, and his destiny changes forever.
Thur 30 November
Blue Rose Code’s much anticipated album , ‘THE WATER OF LEITH’ will be released November 3rd 2017.