24th Annual Féis an Eilein August 19th-23rd 2014 A Feis is a community-based festival designed to promote the Gaelic language and culture of an area in part through the provision of educational and social activities for people of all ages. The first Féis was held on the Isle of Barra in 1981. The community of.. More
Whether you’re looking for an educational tour, a relaxing culinary experience, or an interactive day of fun, Colaisde na Gàidhlig has something for you! While visiting Colaisde na Gàidhlig, enjoy a day filled with culture, learning, and fun. The Craft Shop at Colaisde na Gàidhlig is your first stop when visiting campus and is now.. More
For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is home to a unique celebration of music and culture as the Celtic Colours International Festival presents dozens of concerts all over the island, an extensive line-up of community events, and a nightly Festival Club. Over the years, artists have traveled from Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, Brittany,.. More
A must see during your visit to our Island is the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design in downtown Sydney. The stunning Gallery Shop contains the work of over 70 Cape Breton artisans. Hundreds of unique and one-of-a-kind items are on display and available for purchase. The Centre also hosts exhibitions and a variety.. More
We are North America’s only living history museum for Gaelic language and culture. Our breathtaking 43-acre site features one of the most unbelievable views of the Barramens Strait, eleven historic buildings, including three frame houses (c1830-1900), a store, a carding mill, a church and a forge. Take part in a traditional céilidh, hear Gaelic singing,.. More
July 31st, 2016
This annual concert is deemed the largest outdoor Scottish concert in Cape Breton. Entertainment includes traditional piping, fiddling, dancing and singing. Concert begins at 3pm and is located 3km north of Inverness on Route 19 on the grounds…
August 4th, 2016
Lots of local talent, musical entertainment, boat rides, and beautiful scenery all included in the price of admission. Canteen facilities on site. Take the Mabou Harbour Road off the Ceilidh Trail, Route 19 in Mabou and follow the signs.
September 4th, 2016
Community celebration with games of chance, horseshoes, Mass at St Joseph's, followed by a dinner and square dance at the Glencoe Mills Hall.