LGBT History Month 2017
Thu 23 & Fri 24 February
A glimpse into the life of the iconic First Lady
Fridays 3 Feb - 10 Mar 2017
This six week course with musician Iain Mackinnon will give you lot of technical tuition and inspiration to start playing Guitar. By the end of the course to will be able to play a song from start to finish, have an understanding of chords and scales and also carry out basic maintenance of your instrument … Continue reading Guitar for Beginners
Fridays 20 Jan - 10 Mar 2017
Through theoretical presentation, demonstration and assisted practical application, Netty Sopata of Diggory Brown will teach you how to make a traditional Kilt for a child or an adult. You will use a combination of modern sewing techniques and traditional hand tailoring techniques.
Fri 24 Feb
Our programme for LGBT History Month draws to a close with a cult classic and karaoke to boot
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 25 Feb
BAFTA award winning actor and Director, David Hayman will explain how he has prepared for roles in theatre, television and film.
Sat Feb 25
A play performed by David Hayman, written by Chris Dolan, directed by David Hayman Jr.
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
Mon 27th February - Wed 1st March
An Lanntair’s auditorium will become a secret garden. Explore the garden from an insect’s perspective as you take part in storytelling, music, movement and making.
Tuesdays 24 Jan - 28 Feb
Art teacher Steven Tod will show you how to use the formal elements to dramatically improve your landscape paintings. While some degree of manual dexterity is needed to produce a really satisfying landscape painting there are various methods that professional artists will use to create their stunning work. This course will open the door to … Continue reading Landscape Painting
Wednesdays 25 Jan - 1 Mar 2017
The aim of this course is for you to design and print your own artwork. It is suitable for those who wish to re-visit printmaking or for complete beginners. If you have never done printing before this is where to start. Gill Thompson will lead you through a range of different printmaking skills and techniques … Continue reading Printmaking : Making your mark
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 2 March
In the past decade no other band has quite captured Scottish fiddle music’s variety, energy and sensitivity like Blazin’ Fiddles have.
Fri 3 - Thu 16 Mar
A sweet, quirky animated caper, set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals.
Fri 3 - Thu 16 Mar
Where are the trainspotting gang, twenty years on?
Sat 4 Mar 2017
Over 100 Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section from Lewis and Harris come together to showcase their talent. There’s music, dance, sketches and fun..join us!
1 March - 31 March 2017
International Women’s Day Programme at An Lanntair and Back Football and Recreation Club
Wed 8 March
Documentary celebrating the Women’s Liberation Movements
Thu 9 March
A night of poetry, music and film
Fri 10 March
Classic 90s teen comedy
Friday 10th March
This International Woman’s Week, ladies can come and sing with The Bevvy Sisters! We welcome you to a fun session starting with an opportunity to ask them about their craft and then put together an old spiritual song. Workshop guests then are then invited to join The Bevvy Sisters on stage that night at their concert. (It’s … Continue reading The Bevvy Sisters : singing workshop for women
Fri 10 March
Mixing equal measures of sweetness and sass, grit and glamour, heartbreak and hilarity – cut with a dash of potent Scottish spirit
Sat 11 March
Dream-like, beautifully made coming-of-age tale
Sat 11 March
Party at the Pictures is back, and this time we are all about the ladies.
Wed 15 - Sat 18 Mar
Following on from the unexpected brilliance of The LEGO Movie
Thu 16 March
Film about a young woman in Afghanistan who dreams of becoming the country’s president
Fri 17 Mar
Nominated for eight Oscars® and based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney
18 Mar- 8 April
Exhibition by internationally renowned Masters programme, Art, Space + Nature (ASN)
Wed 22 - Sat 25 Mar
Directed by Alberto Mar, this sequel to the classic Oz movie is a riot of superb animation and belly laughs.
Thu 23 - Sat 25 Mar
M. Night Shyamalan returns to the kind of strange, suspenseful ‘B-movie’ delights that made his name.
Thu 23 March
Classic piece of French film from iconic auteur Agnes Varda
Fri 24 March
Edinburgh based six-piece string band that over a series of albums have produced a thought provoking and arresting take on roots & folk music.
Sat 25 Mar
From Oscar®-nominated screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan (Gangs of New York) comes this finely-crafted drama set in coastal Massachusetts.
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. The next session will take place on Wednesday 22nd Feb, so join then us for a drink and a look out over the beautiful view of Stornoway harbour. To find … Continue reading New Music Sessions, Live at An Lanntair
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
Tues 11 April
A Visual Adventure with puppetry, movement and music for children aged 3+ and their families
15 April – 3 June
This exhibition highlights some of these craft traditions and heritage, helping to define our own identities and cultures.
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.
Saturday 20th May
Naked Craft is a a multi-facetted project and exhibition of contemporary craft by 22 makers from Canada and Scotland. Juliette Macdonald, Head of the school of Design at Edinburgh College of Art and one of the curators of Naked Craft will provide a context for the ideas behind the exhibition and give insights into some of … Continue reading Naked Craft : Stripped Bare
Sat 20th May
One of the UK’s most exciting new bands
Fri 26 May
Smith, one of Scotland’s finest comedians, entertains with her outstanding one woman show
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.
Thu 27 July
Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions.