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Festival 2015

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The multi-award winning HebCelt returns for its 20th annual festival during 15 – 18 July 2015. This unique event is set against one of the most atmospheric backdrops, the Scottish Hebridean island of Lewis with its distinctive Gaelic culture and heritage.

And what makes this event special? Simply the music you will hear which encompasses Celtic cultures tinged with contemporary traditional, rock, indie-folk and world influences. The setting in Stornoway’s Lews Castle grounds which offers access to the wider natural beauty and archaeological treasures the area has to offer. And the island community who reach out and offer a welcoming hand to all to make this one of the most special experiences.

But don't take our word for it, join us in the continuing adventure and find out for yourself what make HebCelt so special.



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CalMac Daily ferry travel to and from the Isles. The main ferry to Lewis is from Ullapool on the mainland but can also be reached through Harris from Skye or North Uist.


Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline operate 92 flights a week between Stornoway and Edinburgh/Glasgow/Inverness and Benbecula.

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