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HEBCELT ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF SPECIALLY COMMISSIONED SHOWS FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY

17 Mar 2022

The Hebridean Celtic Festival (HebCelt) has announced a range of specially commissioned shows to be performed by internationally famous artists. The commissions will form the part of their programme which will be staged at An Lanntair, the local arts centre which annually promotes a strong local cultural focus.

The Outer Hebrides of Scotland are steeped in the rich Gaelic tradition which is informed by the rugged wild Atlantic landscape and the people who this part of the world has shaped. One of the area’s greatest exports is its people who have gone on to forge lives and lay down roots all ...

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International Women's Day - 2022

08 Mar 2022

International Women’s Day is always celebrated here at HebCelt HQ, particularly amongst the fabulous women who work behind the scenes, and this year we took a moment to reflect on the position of women in music. It has been encouraging to see the growth in activism around women securing their rightful place within trad (and not so trad) music. At HebCelt a strong female influence was established from the very beginning of the event within board representation and indeed leadership which has been a healthy mix of genders over the last twenty odd years.

Whilst HebCelt have been fortunate to sh...

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