May Festival

Tha tiocaidean fhathast ri fhaighinn airson nan tachartasan seo/Tickets are still available for the following events:

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May_Fest_Gaelic.jpg Gaelic Poetry and Song Workshop

Friday 27th 4.30pm – 5.30pm FREE/Booking Required

Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen

This event is based on the song poems of Burns’ contemporary Rob Donn. Learn some of Rob Donn’s song poems, and the stories which accompany them, from the singer and tradition bearer, Marsaili MacLeod. In English and Gaelic.

May_Fest_Gaelic.jpg Gaelic Plays Book Launch

Friday 27th 5.30pm – 6.00pm FREE/Booking Required

Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen

Book signing: 6.00pm, Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen

Michelle Macleod launches the first ever edition of the short Gaelic plays of Tormod Calum Dòmhnallach (Norman Malcolm MacDonald), an accomplished playwright from the Isle of Lewis, with notes and an interview with the writer. This event will beheld in Gaelic and English. Non-Gaelic speakers welcome.

May_Fest_Gaelic.jpg Ruairidh Macilleathain: An Creanaiche

Friday 27th 6.00pm – 7.00pm FREE/Booking Required

Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen

Book signing: 7.00pm, Bookshop Marquee, King’s Lawn

Ruairidh MacLean reads from An Creanaiche, his recent Highland-based, JFK-conspiracy novella for adult learners of Gaelic. This event will be in English and Gaelic.

May_Fest_Gaelic.jpgGreat Snakes, Tintin, it’s Peppa Pig’s Finest Cuts

Sunday 29th 5.00pm – 6.00pm FREE/Booking Required Family Friendly

Multimedia Room, University of Aberdeen

Book signing: 6.00pm, Bookshop Marquee, King’s Lawn

Ailig Domhnallach/Alec Macdonald (Gaelic voice of Daddy Pig) and singer, writer and actor Gillebride MacIllemhaoil (translator of the Tintin graphic novels) illustrate the pleasures and perils of translating cartoons and children’s classics; a fun family event with TV-clip examples, in Gaelic and English.

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