Residential weekend – Fluent Gaelic – June

A weekend for fluent Gaelic speakers in P7 - S3 to meet, try different activities agus cabadaich sa Ghàidhlig (chat in Gaelic) together in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment.

Cooking, Drama, Gaelic Song, Groupwork
Advanced, Beginners, Improvers, Intermediate

Fèis Rois and Highland Culture Collective are delighted that booking is open for our third and final residential event in this series. The event is open to all fluent Gaelic speakers in P7 – S3 and aims to give them the chance to meet, try different activities and speak Gaelic together in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment.

Cosgais Cost

The cost is pay what you can with options to pay £0, £25 £50, £75 and £100.

Cur-seachadan is oidean Activities & tutors

We are delighted to have a great team of tutors delivering a variety of workshops. They are:

Ewen Henderson (Mànran) – Obair-bhuidhne & Seinn Ghàidhlig Group-work & Gaelic singing

Angela MacMillan  – Còcaireachd Cooking

Artair Donald – Dràma Drama

Ruigsinneachd Accessibility

We regret that the Old Brewery is not suitable for wheelchair access. There is one disabled toilet on the ground floor but all bedrooms and the Loft Studio are accessed by flights of stairs with no alternative options unfortunately.

We have skilled adults on hand to support participants in class and to have time out as needed. There’s space on the form to write requirements and please don’t hesitate to contact Karen to speak in confidence about support for learners or specific access requirements for your child.

Dreachd clàr-ama Draft timetable

Dihaoine Friday

3.30 – 4.15pm: Arrival at accommodation (The Old Brewery, Cromarty*) and settle in

4.15 – 5.30pm: Welcome & ice-breakers

5.30pm: Dinner

From around 6.30pm: Free time & evening activities

Disathairne Saturday

From around 8am: Breakfast

10am – 1pm (with break): Group-work (intermediate/advanced players) OR cooking.

1 – 2pm: Lunch

2 – 4pm: Group-work (all levels) OR cooking.

4 – 5.30pm: Free time

5.30 – 7pm: Dinner

7pm onwards: Evening activities

Didòmhnaich Sunday

From around 8am: Breakfast

10 – 11.20am: Drama OR Gaelic singing

11.20 – 11.40am: Break

11.40 – 1pm: Drama OR Gaelic singing

1 – 1.45pm: Lunch

1.45 – 2.30pm: Evaluation

2.30 – 2.45pm: Home time. Participants to be collected / make their own way home by prior arrangement.

*Accommodation address: Burnside Place, Cromarty IV11 8XQ. Arriving in Cromarty, follow the High Street down to the coast and turn right along Shore Street (sea on your left) for 400 yards. There’s space for parking outside the venue.

  • Things to bring:
    • A refillable water bottle. We can clean and refill bottles at the venue.
    • Warm and waterproof clothing.
    • Any medication you need, if applicable.
    • Toiletries
    • Hairdryer, if typically used.
    • For anyone doing group-work – your music instrument, if you have one, and / or singing voice. We will have percussive instruments with us during the weekend. Contact Karen about borrowing an instrument if required.
  • For those doing cooking, you may wish to bring an apron / an older t-shirt.

Things you don’t need to bring:
• Towels & bedding
• Meals and snacks, as these will be provided. You can to bring a small snack or a small amount of money if an opportunity arises to go to the local shop.

For any further queries about the weekends, please don’t hesitate to contact Karen.

Angela MacMillan
Artair Donald
Ewen Henderson

The Old Brewery, Cromarty

Access Info
The Old Brewery, Cromarty (Burnside Place, Cromarty IV11 8XQ).

The entrance door can be found on Shore Street and there is some parking in front of the venue. All the bedrooms are upstairs and can be only be accessed by the stairs.
The venue will be closed to the public during the weekend and as such, Fèis Rois and Highland Culture Collective will have exclusive access to it.

23 June - 25 June 2023

Tickets for this programme are available.

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