Been On

(Jan 2012 to end June 2013)

Scotland - Isle of Skye

Tional, Isle of Skye

Wed 26-Friday 28 June 2013
An international conference, gathering and celebration of arts and culture to be held at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Skye.

Contributors will be from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Galicia, Faroe Islands, Basque country and Fryslan.

For more information and booking form see flyer.

NSW Sydney

Sydney University - Eighth Australian Conference of Celtic Studies

11-14th June 2013
For more information see :-

Victoria, Portarlington

The National Celtic Festival

June 7-10 2013
This year the festival includes a Cultural Exchange Program in partnership with Fèis Ros in the Scottish Highlands.

For more information see

NSW Glen Innes

Australian Celtic Festival

2nd-5th May 2013 "The Year of Scotland"
See for further information and programme

NSW Bundanoon

36th Annual Bundanoon Highland Gathering

Saturday 6th April 2013

For more information see flyer

Vic - Geelong

Geelong Highland Gathering

Sunday 3rd March 2013
Deakin University  Waurn Ponds Campus

See media relaease for interim details.

NSW North Sydney

Australia Day Celtic Festival

26th January 2013 at Bradfield Park North Sydney

See for the programme.

NSW Sydney

Scottish Australian Heritage Council's St Andrew's Day celebration

Sunday 2nd December 2012
Kirkin' o' the Tartan at St Stephen's Uniting Church Macquarie Street Sydney 10am.

NSW Sydney 

Australian Gaelic Singers and Clan Donald Society End of Year Ceilidh.

Sunday 11th November 2012
Old Church Hall, Myrtle Street, Rydalmere.
1.30pm for 2pm start.

For more information and booking details see flyer

NSW Sydney - Castle Hill

Combined Scottish Societies of NSW
143rd Highland Gathering

Sunday 4 November 2012
9-5 at Castle Hill

Showground entry via Doran Drive.

NSW Sydney

Sydney University Celtic Studies Conference -  Medieval Celtic Law texts

25th and 26th October 2012
For details see:-

ACT Canberra

Canberra College of Piping and Drumming's 2nd Scottish Highland Gathering

Saturday 6th October 2012
Kambah Oval, Kett Street, Kambah.

It will be followed in the evening by a traditional Scottish Ceilidh at the Canberra Burns Club.

NSW Sydney

The University of Sydney Celtic Studies Foundation
Lunchtime Lecture Lecture by Dr Elizabeth Bonner (The University of Sydney)
"Did Sir Alan Stewart of Darnley Succeed as the 2nd Seigneur d’Aubigny in 1429?"

Friday 31st August 2012 

Sydney University Woolley Building (near Parramatta Rd Footbridge)  Ground Floor, Room S325 or Room N384

Iochdar, South Uist

The 2nd annual MacMhuirich Symposium

Saturday 25th August 2012

Featuring some of the foremost authorities on medieval Gaelic poetry. The Symposium is the centrepiece of a three day clan gathering weekend of the Clan Currie (MacMhuirich) Society. The Symposium coincides with the centenary of the passing of Alexander Carmichael.

Further details can be found at

ACT - Canberra

Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta 2012 (Scottish Gaelic National Spring School)

Friday 17 August - Sunday 19 August 2012
School of Music, Australian National University Canberra

Immerse yourself in Gaelic! Learn Gaelic through classes, song, poetry and music. This year we will have a visiting tutor from the Hebrides and an experienced Gaelic singer.

NSW - Sydney

Scottish Australian Heritage Council Heritage Week

Friday 22 June - 1st July 2012.

This includes talks by Dr David Caldwell on "The Lost Kingdom of the Isles", "Lewis Chessmen" and "The Rough Wooing" of Mary Queen of Scots.

For booking sheet and events see Booking Sheet

Scotland - South Uist

Stòras Ghàidhlig Gaelic Week

June 2012

Stòras Ghàidhlig offers learners an opportunity to spend a residential week in South Uist and its surrounding communities, enhancing and developing their Gàidhlig through a total immersion programme.

See and Flyer for details

USA - Seattle

Fèis Seattle

June 13-17 2012

Fèis Seattle, a Biennial festival of Scottish Gaelic language and culture.

For further details see this website:-

NSW - Berry

Berry Celtic Festival

Sat May 26 2012
Berry Showground

See for details.

NSW - Glen Innes

Glen Innes Australian Celtic Festival

Thur 3 May - Sun 6 May 2012
For information see Celtic Council of Australia

Victoria - Geelong

Geelong Highland Gathering 2 day event

Sat 17th and Sun 18th March 2012
held at Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater, Geelong

For enquiries email:

NSW - North Sydney

North Sydney Celtic Australia Day

Thurs 26 January 2012 9am - 5.15pm
Bradfield Park, Milsons Point

For information see Celtic Council of Australia

NSW - Sydney

Macquarie University School of Ancient Languages

3-13 January 2012

Scots Gaelic Beginners Course. See  or phone 02 9850 9962