HebCelt boosts green credentials with new initiative

03 Jun 2024

HebCelt continues to lead the way in eco-friendly event innovation

Iconic Lewis music festival HebCelt will implement a forward-thinking new green initiative at this year’s festival, thanks to funding from EventScotland.

The festival’s latest eco innovations include the installation of a green energy system known as a micro power grid system, which consists of a suite of micro wind turbines and solar panels.

The state-of-the-art system will power critical operational infrastructure on site at the grounds on Lews Castle on Stornoway, including the site office, control room and finance office, a...

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Welcoming Carol to the team

28 Mar 2024

Newly appointed Festival Operations Coordinator, Carol Ferguson took on her role in March this year. Though a steep learning curve Carol has history with the festival as she first joined the HebCelt team back in 2014, when she moved to Lewis and was looking for a way to meet people outside her day job.

With a background in social care, having managed sheltered and supported accommodation for the elderly, Carol felt that she had many skills and attributes that she could bring to the volunteer role, such as communication, team work and a strong work ethic. Having learned Gaelic and sung in the ...

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