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  • Music Events:
    Sunday, 05 February 2023 03:00 pm
    The Amazing Carlops Jazz Band

    at Carlops Village Hall
    The Amazing Carlops Jazz Band will be playing in the Carlops Village Hall on Sunday 5th February at 3pm! Admission is free and tea and cake will be served in the interval. Featuring the amazing Si Clark on vocals, and the ever popular Carlopettes! See you there!  For information contact John Levine john.levine@strath.ac.uk
  • Film:
    Friday, 17 February 2023 07:00 pm
    Pentland Film Society: The Islands and the Whales

    at Carlops Village Hall
    Dir: Mike Day, 2018, Cert 12, 81 min, Faroese/English/DanishThe pilot whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe hunting to be vital to their way of life, but  the effects of marine pollution and  environmen

AONGHAS MACNEACAIL – A MUSICAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Friday 15th June

Carlops Village Hall at 7.30pm

MARY ANN KENNEDY and MICHEL BYRNE – singers

ANDY THORBURN            and ANDY GILLIES – accompanists

AONGHAS MACNEACAIL – poet and librettist

 

Songs composed by – Donald Shaw, Phamie Gow, Karen Wimhurst, Alistair Nicolson, Gordon Rigby, Simon Toumire, Scott Skinner and Jim Sutherland

with words by Aonghas NacNeacail who will also be reciting some of his poetry

Aonghas MacNeacail poet and songwriter, was born in Uig, on the Isle of Skye. He is also a broadcaster, journalist, scriptwriter, librettist and translator. A native Gael, he writes in Gaelic and English. His collections of poetry have been published in both languages, and his writing has appeared in literary journals all over the world.

A vibrant communicator, he broadcasts regularly on radio and TV. He has given poetry readings at major literary festivals across the globe.


 

 

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