Gaelic Society of Inverness - Comunn Gàidhlig Inbhir Nis
THE GAELIC SOCIETY'S PROGRAMME OF TALKS THIS YEAR
The Society's programme of talks in 2018/19 has again covered a wide range of topics:
* The Diary of Fr Allan MacDonald of Eriskay
* The Harris Tweed industry at the present time
* The Slave Trade and the Highlands
* The ‘reiteach’ - a traditional betrothal ceremony
* The history of Highland hospitals
* The Iolaire disaster
* Inverness in 1715 and the Jacobite Rising.
There is one more talk to go. On Friday March 29th Chris Rendell will give a talk on 'Planned villages in the Highlands, 1730-1830' in Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
All the talks will feature in volume 69 of the Society’s Transactions, which is due out in summer 2020..
Picture (right): The ‘planned village’ of Kingussie.
The Gaelic Society of Inverness was established in 1871 for the purpose of “cultivating the language, poetry and music of the Scottish Highlands and generally furthering the interests of the Gaelic-speaking people”. Currently we...
arrange series of talks on Highland history and Gaelic culture
publish a volume of Transactions every two years
organise an annual memorial service at Culloden Battlefield
organise an annual showcase of Gaelic music and song
take part, with others, in campaigns relating to our core interests
support projects commemorating eminent individuals and events.
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