International Tour of WW1 Gaelic Play

A Gaelic play written to mark the centenary of World War One is set to visit various locations outside Scotland in an international tour in the autumn this year. ‘Sequamur’ – about an island headmaster’s struggle with his conscience after encouraging his pupils to sign up for the ‘Great War’ – will visit venues in…

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Opportunity For Gaelic Writers

Pròiseact nan Ealan (the national development agency for Gaelic arts) in collaboration with the National Theatre of Scotland, Playwright’s Studio and Gaelic Books Council are delivering a week long writers residency at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Skye from 15-19th June 2015. Following the success of last year’s Moniack Mhòr residency, this second course aims to…

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World War One Play to go on National Tour

An acclaimed Gaelic World War One theatre production that portrays the grief and guilt of a headmaster who encouraged pupils to fight in the conflict is to tour across Scotland for the first time in March. Sequamur – created by Isle of Lewis writer Donald S. Murray – tells the poignant story of William J.…

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New opportunity for Gaelic artists

We are excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for Gaelic artists, across various art forms and disciplines, to create new text based work. The National Theatre of Scotland, in conjunction with Pròiseact nan Ealan, is running a week long residency at Highland writing centre ‘Moniack Mhor’ from Monday 3 Feb – Friday 7 Feb 2014.…

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PnE employ a co-ordinator for landmark event

As part of their plans to commemorate the centenary of the Great War, Pròiseact nan Ealan has employed Chrissie Macrae from Lochs on the Isle of Lewis to co-ordinate the “An Cogadh Mòr” project. The Gaelic Arts Agency will involve five communities in the Outer Hebrides and create a tribute which draws on the stories,…

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Drama graduate in development role with PnE

Pròiseact nan Ealan (PNE) has appointed Rachel Kennedy, a contemporary screen acting graduate from the University of the West of Scotland as its Gaelic Drama Artist in Residence. Rachel, from Back on the Isle of Lewis started in her development role with PNE this week. Rachel said that” I am absolutely delighted to be given…

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Iain F MacLeod

Award-winning writer Iain Finlay MacLeod has recently been appointed as Gaelic Associate Artist at Pròiseact nan Ealan.

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Mach ann an Deich

PNE also plan to build on the success of the Gaelic drama festival ‘Mach ann an Deich’ which featured local school and community plays.

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Seall Seo!

PnE are looking forward to delivering another series of the successful ‘Seall Seo!” community events.

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