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  • Abriachan, Inverness IV3 8LE (map)
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A contribution to the Architecture Fringe IN REAL LIFE 2019

Tickets £8/wee ones & kids free : Book via Eventbrite

Nach tig sibh suas a Thalla Obar Itheachain aig ceann a tuath Loch Nis airson oidhche de dh’ òraidean beaga, òrain, bàrdachd, sgeulachdan agus òrain a’ comharrachadh Cultar nam Bothan anns a’ Ghàidhealtachd. Ceòl a chumail ruinn leis a’ chòmhlan cèilidh ionadail.

Head up the hill above Loch Ness to Abriachan Village Hall for a night of music, poetry, stories and song in celebration of Bothy Culture. Hosted by the local community cèilidh band.

Line up:

  • Talk: 'Bothy Adventures' with Calum MacLean Calum is is a filmmaker and photographer and has made programmes for BBC Alba on his adventures wild swimming, as well as many other things!

  • Fiddle & Piano from Sally Simpson & Catriona Hawksworth - Sally and Catriona are two of Scotland's top young traditional musicians. They play together in a duo and in the vibrant six piece band Heisk!

  • Cèilidh dance from 9pm

  • Bring your own bothy songs and stories to share

The bothy has always been a site and source of conviviality, connection and creativity - the sharing of news, stories, music and song that is at the heart of the traditional cèilidh gathering. From the folklore of the shielings and shepherd’s huts of the past to the mountain bothies and revitalisation of hutting today, the symbol of the bothy embodies a world of meaning with potential to take on new significance and possibility.  What does ‘Bothy Culture’ mean to you?

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BYOB. Tea & homebaking / Thoiribh a-steach le botal. Tì & cèicean.
Parking available but limited / Pàirceadh ri làimh gun a bhith pailt. 

Earlier Event: June 22