An Unparalleled Cultural Learning Experience
Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College has an international reputation for its contribution to the promotion and preservation of traditional Gaelic culture, offering instruction in over ten disciplines, and year-round learning and fun. As a cultural destination, it will delight visitors with the unique opportunity to experience first-hand the living culture of the Nova Scotia Gaelic people.
Our Kilt Makers
With well over 40 years of skillful kiltmaking experience, the Gaelic College is widely known for creating stunning custom, hand-sewn treasures to last generations.MORE
Upcoming Educational ProgrammingWe're always planning for the next big season of learning, and 2016 is looking like another great year! Click here to stay up-to-date on it all! MORE
4 Week Immersion CourseThis spring, the College and CBU will offer a 6-credit Gaelic Immersion course.
Learn MoreGaelic culture is intertwined with all that we do at the College. Learn more here.
Learn How You Can Help
Since its founding in 1938, the College has been a non-profit organizationMORE
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2015 Fall Newsletter
It's been an incredible year at the College - read all about it here! Fall 2015 Newsletter
Keith MacDonald goes over his tune pick for the day, a 9/8 march by William Lawrie called Battle of the Somme. For more on the tune, check out the following link.
Cabot Trail Writers’ Festival, back at the Gaelic College!
We're thrilled to once again host the Cabot Trail Writers' Festival right here on campus at Colaisde na Gàidhlig, October 2-4, 2015. Check out their website for full s
Gaelic College and Highland Village Museum offer a great day of cultural learning
Looking to have some fun and learn a little culture too? Why not make a day of it! Swing by our regular demonstrations here in the morning, then hop over to Iona to check out their new 'Living History' offering for the a
THE ST. ANN’S BAY PLAYERS CELEBRATE 35 YEARS WITH SUMMER THEATRE AT THE GAELIC COLLEGE
For thirty-five years, the St. Ann’s Bay Players have been producing plays for a wide audience throughout Cape Breton. Featuring Cape Breton, Scottish, and Irish tales, the mission has always remained − reflect Cape
Gaelic Director Colin MacDonald plays us a tune learned from a past piano instructor of his, Marianne Jewell. This is the Highlander's Jig.
Thank You, Sons of Scotland Foundation!
The College just recently received word of new bursaries being donated to assist young learners this summer, and we couldn't be more excited! Having cultural-programmed learning is one thing, but making it accessible to
Our CEO, Rodney MacDonald goes over his tune pick for the day, an original composition entitled Kenzie Beaton's March.