Learning Gaelic

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 class at St Thomas of Aquins RC High School beginning April 2018. This class will help you learn conversational Gaelic which will be useful in everyday […]

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Introduction to Gaelic at the Patrick Geddes Centre

The Patrick Geddes Centre is proud to continue its partnership with Newbattle Abbey College, curating and delivering a series of insightful and engaging evening classes. All classes are delivered by subject expert tutors. Patrick Geddes […]

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Gaelic Weekend – 25th and 26th August

Come and experience a weekend packed full of activities to improve and develop your Gaelic. Over the weekend you will have the chance to: – plant outdoors in our Community Garden with Rona Lawson – […]

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Gaelic Songs

For more Gaelic songs with English translations please click here.

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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 - OLD

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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Heather Ferguson

Graduating year : 2017 Course : Celtic Studies The SWAP course was a great opportunity for me. It really helped to build my confidence. It also gave me a chance to finally begin learning Gaelic, […]