BETTYHILL Village Hall. Pantomime, Friday, January
6, and Saturday, January 7. CANCELLED.
to the list, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Morag MacLeod
at any reasonable hour (01641 561214).
Village Hall. Otago Classes restarting on Wednesday, January
25. Martial Arts Class, Wednesdays. Bowls, Thursdays.
Village Hall. North Coast Leisure Licensed Dance to Big
Skye, Saturday, February 11, from 8.30pm. Family dance.
TONGUE Hostel. Tongue and Bettyhill Step-it Up Highland
group meets 1 oclock every Wednesday at the hostel
to enjoy a short walk. Contact Ruth on 01847 611327 for details.
Village Hall. Indoor Bowling, Thursdays. Juniors (aged 8-14 years),
7.00-8.00pm; Seniors, 8.00-10.00pm. Bowls provided. Beginners
welcome. Tongue Tots meet on Mondays in term time, 10.30-12.10pm.
Babies and toddlers welcome.
GLASGOW The National Piping Centre. Celtic Connections:
Michael McGoldrick & Dezi Donnelly with guests, Friday, January
20, at 7.30pm. Box office: 0141 353 8000.
CCA. Celtic Connections: Gaels Le Chèile @ Ceòl
s Craic, with Dublins sean-nós singer and
fiddler Róisín Chambers, Edinburghs all-instrumental
Causeway Trio and newly-formed Las which aptly translates
as ignite featuring Mod gold medallist Joy
Dunlop, Edel Ní Churraoin, Gràinne Brady, Golspie-born
instrumentalist Suzanne Houston and Catherine Nì Shuilleabhàin.
Saturday, January 21, at 7.30pm. Box office: 0141 353 8000.
Concert Hall. Celtic Connections: Strì is Buaidh: Strife
and Success, Saturday, February 4, at 8.00pm. Glasgows
Gaelic arts development agency, An Lòchran, hosts a concert
focusing on the past and present political dimensions of Gaelic
song, with material addressing such issues as war, land rights,
forced emigration and cultural survival. Musical director Ewen
Henderson (Mànran/Battlefield Band) leads an outstanding
vocal and instrumental cast, which also includes Barra singer,
Cathy-Ann MacPhee, on an all-too rare visit from her adopted
Canadian home, united under choral director Kenneth Thomson together
with Allan MacDonald, Sineag MacIntyre, Alasdair Whyte and Gillebride
MacMillan and choir Ceòlraidh Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu,
accompanied by a band including Andrew MacPherson, Megan Henderson,
Ewan Robertson and Ingrid Henderson. Somhairle MacDonalds
stunning visual backdrop potently complements the music, evoking
the history, setting and wider context of the featured songs,
alongside the narration by Angela MacEachen.
DURNESS Village Hall. Zumba, Wednesdays, at 7.00pm.