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Seachdain na Gàidhlig - World Gaelic Week - 20th-26th February 2023


20 Feb 23
by Nathon Jones

Seachdain na Gàidhlig

The first official nationwide language and culture week aims to raise the profile of Gaelic through community initiatives, projects and events. To celebrate, we'll be hosting a Gaelic singing workshop and concert featuring Rachel Walker & Aaron Jones at The Vault Arts Centre on Friday 24th February.

GAELIC SINGING WORKSHOP WITH RACHEL WALKER
Thigibh a dh'fheuchainn air Seinn Ghàidhlig le Rachel Walker. Seo cothrom òran neo dhà ionnsachadh agus abairtean Gàidhlig a tha feumail a thogail. Chan eil ro-eòlas air a' Ghàidhlig riatanach - dìreach thoiribh leibh ur guthan!

Come and try Gaelic song with Rachel Walker. A chance to learn a song or two and pick up some handy Gaelic phrases. No previous experience needed, just bring your voices

Gaelic Singing Workshop - Book Online

RACHEL WALKER & AARON JONES - SEACHDAIN NA GÀIDHLIG
Bidh an seinneadair Gàidhlig cliùiteach Rachel Walker agus an seinneadair is cluicheadair-ciùil Aaron Jones a' comharrachadh sàr bhoireannaich Albannach, le bhith a' cumail a' chlàir chumhachdaich aca, 'Despite The Wind And Rain' ro luchd-èisteachd. Còmhla, tha an dithis air measgachadh cruthachail is tionnsgalach de cheòl co-aimsireil a thoirt gu buil, a nochdas sgeulachdan bhoireannach ionmholta ann an eachdraidh na h-Alba, a' soillseachadh an cuid soirbheachais, smioralas, tionnsgainneachd is tulchuis.

Renowned Gaelic vocalist Rachel Walker and singer/instrumentalist Aaron Jones celebrate amazing Scottish women as they present their powerful new album ‘Despite The Wind And Rain’. Part of Seachdain na Gàidhlig / World Gaelic Week.

Together, the duo create an inventive blend of traditional and contemporary music which showcases stories of inspirational women throughout Scottish history and celebrates achievement, courage, entrepreneurship and perseverance.

Rachel Walker & Aaron Jones Concert - Book Online

 

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