Learning Gaelic
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Gaelic Class starting soon

Improvers Gaelic. This class will help you learn conversational Gaelic which will be useful in everyday situations. The course is suitable for those who have done a beginners Gaelic course and who would like to […]

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Gaelic Classes

Improvers Gaelic: Newbattle Abbey College is running a Gaelic course at Tollcross Community Centre beginning April 2017. This class will help you learn conversational Gaelic which will be useful in everyday situations. Improvers level-This course […]

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Gaelic Songs

For more Gaelic songs with English translations please click here.

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Gaelic

With support from the Gaelic Language Act Implementation Fund (GLAIF), Newbattle has been celebrating and promoting Gaelic language and culture for several years. See below for more details about what we have been doing:

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Events

Gaelic Family Day – Saturday 26 September 2015

Latha Gaelic airson Teaghlaich Disathairne 26mh Sultain 2015 Gaelic Family Day Saturday 26 September 2015 10.00am – 3.00pm Songs and stories for younger children, singing for adults, outdoor games, try musical instruments, dance for all […]

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Gaelic Festival

Friday 12th October from 7pm Gaelic Family Ceilidh in the Crypt with Scottish and Irish traditional musicians and singers. Entrance Free. Saturday 13th October 10am-4pm Morning session For adults: Come and try Gaelic Gaelic Song […]

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Short Courses

At Newbattle Abbey College we currently offer short course in Beekeeping and Gaelic. Click one of the links below to find out more about our courses: Click this link for more information on our Beekeeping […]

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Newbattle celebrates 80th birthday

Ann Southwood was praised for her “outstanding leadership and tenacity in office” by John Swinney as Newbattle Abbey College celebrated its 80th anniversary with a reception at the Scottish Parliament. The event was hosted by […]

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Sam Shackleton

Access to Higher Education (Celtic Studies) SWAP I wanted to go to university and was looking into courses. I had an interest in Scotland and I lived in the Highlands for a while where I […]

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Rachel Daniel

Access to Higher Education (Celtic Studies) SWAP My family are from Pakistan but have been living in Scotland for a number of years. I was born in Scotland and am aware of my Pakistani heritage […]