Dùchas is Dualchas: Instinct & Heritage – Shaun Fraser
5 August – 12 September
5 August – 12 September
Peat and local soils were used in the glass castings but the show also includes screen prints, bronze casts of peats.
Aug- Oct 2017
Fòcas Scotland creates international exchanges and exhibitions for emerging photographers. Their project Fòcas India celebrates the UK India Year of Culture 2017. Earlier this year, Fòcas called for work from artists in Scotland and India on the theme . Their jury have shortlisted 30. 10 will be selected for a group show which will tour … Continue reading Fòcas India: shortlist show
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.
Sat 12 Aug- Sat 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.
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 Children’s Community Drumming and Singing performance
Sat 19 Aug
DJ Collective, ‘Deljeem and Fraser’, combining music and influences from Stornoway, Nepal and classic Bollywood
Mon 21 Aug & Wed 23 Aug
Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges.
Mon 21 August
The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.
Mondays 21st August – 25th September (6 weeks)
Life Drawing with Jon Macleod This class will provide instruction to those wishing to learn more about drawing the human figure as well as opportunities for more experienced artists to hone their skills. You will have the chance to draw short and longer poses using a range of materials (provided). Drawing from a clothed model.
Tues 22 Aug- Sat 26 Aug
Ex-supervillain turned loving father Gru (Steve Carell), his all-action wife Lucy (Kristen Wiig) and their three daughters return – as do, of course, those Minions… Packed with gags for Despicable Me fans young and old, this threequel sees Gru face off against deranged former child star Balthazar Bratt (Trey Praker), who is obsessively clinging on … Continue reading Despicable Me 3
Pre book your table from 5pm to get Two Steaks and a bottle of wine for £35
Wednesdays 23rd August - 11th October (8 weeks)
Printmaking : Adding a Touch of Colour – with Gill Thompson Develop printing techniques using lino cut (reduction printing, multiblock printing, chine collé, repeat patterns) and collagraph printing processes within a supportive environment. Produce multi-colour images in a variety of ways and let your imagination run wild. This course is suitable for those more experienced in … Continue reading Printmaking : Adding a Touch of Colour evening class
Thursdays 24th August – 5th October (7 weeks)
Drawing from nature with Steven Tod In this series of workshops we will look at using line to create strong images. In each class the group will get the opportunity to try out different mediums including pencil, ink, charcoal and watercolour. We will be drawing real objects focusing on natural forms – Bone, wood, sea weed, … Continue reading Drawing from Nature evening class
Thurs 24 Aug
Cats have been a part of Istanbul for thousands of years, and so, everyone who grows up in Istanbul or lives in Istanbul has a story about a cat
Fridays 25th August – 13th October (8 weeks)
Kilt making with Netty Sopata (Diggory Brown) Through theoretical presentation, demonstration and assisted practical application you will be given the opportunity to make a traditional Kilt, either for a child or an adult. You will use a combination of modern sewing techniques and traditional hand tailoring techniques. You will supply your own tweed, and details of … Continue reading Kilt-making evening class
Fri 25 Aug & Sat 26 Aug
Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse…
Term time only
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.
To be confirmed
This gallery talk promises to provide new insights into the man from Stornoway, his life in India and the motivations behind his extraordinary collection.
Mon 28 August
A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.
Monday 28 August
Join us to celebrate and encourage local talent from Lewis and Harris.
Tue 29 August
Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.
Wed 30 August - Sat 9 September
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.
Thu 31 August - Sat 9 September
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Fri 1 Sept
An Lanntair stalwarts Phil and Aly make a welcome return to An Lanntair as part of their annual Scottish tour.
Sat 2 & Sat 9 September
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Wed 6 & Thu 7 September
Stories, songs movement and visual art sessions for children aged 3 – 5 accompanied by a parent or childminder.
Fri 8 Sept
Dr Finlay @ 80 presented by Agnes Rennie
Mon 11 - Tues 12 Sept
Over the course of two afternoons you will use clay, gelflex and wax to produce a mould for casting a glass tile.
Tuesdays from 12th September to 3rd October (4 weeks)
Introduction to Argentine Tango with Louise Davidson Join us for a fun basic introduction into the beautiful dance of Argentine tango. Steeped in history and meaning, we will look at why this dance touches the heart of all who try it. Unlike Ballroom Tango with very strict movements, Argentine Tango is a relaxed walking dance, … Continue reading Introduction to Argentine Tango evening class
13 - 16 September
The theme for the Film Festival is Islands and Environments. The full programme will be announced shortly. For more detail visit the Hebrides International Film Festival website
Tuesdays 19th September - 10th October
Introduction to Graphic Design with Pearse O’Halloran This course will cover the full process of creating a poster design. Students will be given a set amount of graphic assets and will use them to create a final poster design using industry standard software. Basic techniques for Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign will be covered as well … Continue reading Introduction to Graphic Design evening class
Sat 23 Sept
The future is about communication. The future is about connection. The future is… ROCKETS!
23 September - 4 November
This exhibition showcases the work of three acclaimed photographers, Ragnar Axellson, Alex Boyd and Chris Friel, whose work focuses on the North.
Sat 23 September
Follow Maupin’s evolution from conservative son of the Old South to gay rights pioneer whose Tales of the City novels inspired others to reclaim their lives.
Sat 30 Sept
Each year Opera Highlights takes four singers and a pianist out and about around Scotland,
Thu 5 Oct
A double bill of Gaelic theatre. David Walker will perform a one man Gaelic adaption of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Nights Dream, and poet Martin O’Connor spoken word and sound performance exploring the Gaelic accents of Scotland in Building a Nation.
Sat 7 October
Melbourne’s The Mae Trio have a unique contemporary twist on folk music, showcased in their sophomore album, Take Care Take Cover, released this April.
Thu 12 October
Featuring an international cast from Finland, Sweden and the UK, expect plenty of dark comedy, powerful breakdancing and slick production from Room 2 Manoeuvre’s new hip hop dance theatre show.
coming in October
A tea stall where people can share and listen to each others stories.
Fri 20 October
Over the years Session A9 have been described as a “Scottish super group”, “The best band to have come out of Scotland in 100 years”, “Tighter than James Brown” and an “Amazing Festival band”.
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 30th and Tues 31st October
Dinosaurs, Ducks, Hares and Tortoises : Alison Murray Literature event for P1 – 3 (English) How do we get mood and personality into picture book characters? Alison will read from two of her most recent books Hare and Tortoise and Dino Duckling and after a brief explanation of the structure of picture book stories, will … Continue reading Faclan Òga School literature events : Alison Murray
Mon 30 Oct
Scouting for Girls visit An Lanntair on their 10th Anniversary Tour!
Tues 31st October and Wed 1st November
Granaidh Afraga : Mòrag Anna NicNèill Literature Event for P4 – 7 (Gaelic) Morag Ann MacNeil will read an extract from her new novel, ‘Granaidh Afraga’ before answering questions from the audience. A creative writing activity with a Hallowe’en theme will follow, where pupils will be encouraged to create their own scary characters. This session … Continue reading Faclan Òga School literature event
Tues 31st October and Wed 1st November
An Triùir agus Lubag : Maoilios Caimbeul Literature event for S1 – S3 (Gaelic) When Flora Ann and her brothers eat some smarties, they had no idea they were taking drugs and that some amazing and frightening things would happen to them. They would go on a dangerous and hazard-strewn journey. Myles Campbell will tell … Continue reading Faclan Òga school literature event : Maoilios Caimbeul S1 – 3 (Gaelic)
Wed 1st and Thurs 2nd November
Walking Mountain : Joan Lennon Literature event for P4 – 7 (English) Every year, for as long as anyone can remember, the Mountain has moved a little northwards. But now it’s moving in the opposite direction. And it’s picking up speed. Join Joan Lennon as she introduces her latest novel Walking Mountain, looking at where … Continue reading Faclan Òga school literature event : Joan Lennon P4 – 7 English
Thurs 2nd and Fri 3rd November
Silver Skin: Joan Lennon Literature event for S1 – S3 (English) In Silver Skin, what started as a high-tech study trip turns into a struggle to survive, as sci-fi meets prehistory in this story of adventure and romance from the Stone Age. Join Joan Lennon as she talks about the inspiration for her novel, shares … Continue reading Faclan Òga school literature event : Joan Lennon S1 – S3 (English)
Friday 3rd November
Leugh is Seinn le Linda Book event for P1-3 Gaelic Join us for a fun-filled Gaelic reading session with stories, songs and puppets for early-years pupils with Linda MacLeod. Linda will be reading ‘Montaidh agus Mìlsean’, a hilarious adventure about Monty the mischievous dalmation and his friends on Cherry Tree Farm. Monty and the other … Continue reading Faclan Òga : Linda Macleod (P1 – 3 Gaelic)
Fri 10 November
Pianist Ivan Ilić returns for a concert of Beethoven and his Czech contemporary, Antoine Reicha.
Wed 15 Nov
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Wed 15 November
This illustrated lecture features spectacular images and film of the most remote and rarely explored mountain ranges of the world from the Arctic to the Antarctic and Alaska to Central Asia.
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.
Fri 24 Nov
WHɎTE is a collaboration between electronic composer and musician, Ross Whyte and Gaelic singer-songwriter, Alasdair Whyte.
Thur 30 November
Blue Rose Code’s much anticipated album , ‘THE WATER OF LEITH’ will be released November 3rd 2017.
Wed 17 to Sat 20 January 2018
Stuart Morrison in association with the Stornoway Thespians presents A fabulous fun filled family panto Aladdin