Weekly Newsletter 03/04/24

  • Published on: 4th April 2024
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UHI Gala Concert

Thur 25 April, 7.30pm

A multi-genre feast of music showcasing the talent from the University of the Highlands and Islands BA (Hons) Applied Music degree. Pipes, fiddles, singer songwriters and Jazz.

This award-winning degree includes many musicians who have become recognized in the music industry. Students have travelled from Orkney, Glasgow, Sutherland and the South of England to perform here tonight.

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NEW Creative Connections Workshops

Starting from Mon 22 April
FREE, but booking essential

Creative Connections is a series of free creative workshops for adults over the age of 60 in the Western Isles who feel isolated as a result of their circumstances – be it geographical remoteness, disability or any other disadvantage. If this applies to you, you can book any of our Creative Connections workshops.  You can make a booking for a friend or family member if they would like to take part.

Book Here: Drawing for relaxing with Kate Temple

This workshop series will focus on relaxing and meditative drawing techniques. Every week we’ll make marks and draw patterns, shapes and lines, repeating and expanding as we go.

Book Here: Prayer Flags with Annabel Pattulo

In this workshop series, you will learn how to design and sew a textile prayer flag or set of flags.

Upcoming Workshops

Tues 09 & Thur 11 April
Various Pricing

Book Now: Collages and Storytelling with Azadeh Fatehrad

Dive into the captivating world of collages and storytelling at our upcoming workshop on Tuesday, 9th! Designed for enthusiasts of all skill levels, this unique session invites you to explore and express your personal narratives through the art of collage making.

Book Now: Shaker Maker

Join Eilidh in crafting your own musical shakers! Discover various materials and sound effects as she guides you through each step. After making your shakers, you’ll have the opportunity to join in a lively session, playing and shaking rhythms.

Live Music

Session A9

Sat 13 April, 8pm

Don’t forget Session A9 are performing at An Lanntair next week! Over the last 20 years, Session A9 have earned their reputation as one of the best live bands in the country, adored by fellow artists and the wider public alike. It’s no wonder they are frequently described as a “Scottish Supergroup”.

Featuring Kevin Henderson, Adam Sutherland, Charlie Mckerron and Gordon Gunn on fiddles, David “Chimp” Robertson on percussion, Marc Clement on guitar and vocals, and Brian McAlpine on keyboards, this will certainly be a night to remember.

“Playing with zest, finesse, harmonic sensitivity and an element of cheek and mischief” – The Times

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An Lanntair Cinema

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