Yes, at long last Ceòl Cholasa has a working website again.
Welcome to the place to keep up with all the latest goings on with your favourite wee festival. Here you’ll find up to the minute information regarding artists, tickets, accommodation etc., as well as the occasional raving and/or ranting that your festival organisers need to get off their respective chests. Feel free to comment on any post and let us know what you think!!
Accommodation for Ceòl Cholasa 2019 12th – 15th September Below is a list of all accommodation we believe to be available for the 2019 festival. We will update this list on a regular basis. Once you’ve got somewhere to stay sorted, head over to the Tickets page and get those all important tickets reserved. Last.. read more →
Reporting from the catwalks of Scalasaig, we look at the 2018 line from Ceòl Cholasa Originals and we reckon it’s sure to be a hit with fashionistas everywhere: Pistachio Green and Indigo Blue are this season’s ‘in’ colours. How do we know? Because Ceòl Cholasa Originals say so, that’s why! Each year, whatever this.. read more →
We have some good news and some bad news for you. So let’s get the bad news out of the way first: Due to unforeseen circumstances Beira have had to withdraw from this year’s Ceòl Cholasa. Alas, these things can happen and we’re all very sorry not to be welcoming Shona, Alana and Fiona into the.. read more →
SPECIAL TICKET ALERT!! Really fancy coming to Ceòl Cholasa but can’t manage the whole weekend? Would you love to see Tide Lines bring the house down on Thursday night? Fancy a nice comfy bed in which to lay down your weary head? If you can get yourself to the island on Thursday 13th September and.. read more →
COLONSAY? WHERE’S THAT THEN? Colonsay is a small island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of Mull. It is home to just over 100 hardy souls. We have one hotel, one shop and one café. But we also have a host of award winning beaches, unique flora and fauna, an 18.. read more →
Well, here it is, Merry Christmas! When we started this countdown it was mid October and we looked quite mad. Now it’s December and we’re still going to come across as rather unhinged. And why might that be? Well, just check out the video below! It’s a special message from The Ghost of Festivals Past… read more →
TIDE LINES Who are these guys? Well we reckon most of you will know Tide Lines. After all, they were the first band to sell out at the forthcoming Celtic Connections. They sold out the Ironworks in Inverness very quickly indeed and their Stornaway gig sold out in 6 minutes. 6 minutes! If you really are one.. read more →
featuring THE CAITLIN MCNEILL CEILIDH BAND Cèilidhean that start in the early evening are so passé – everyone knows that the best time for a wee dance is in the wee sma’ hours – that’s why our ceilidh spectacular doesn’t get started until 11pm at the earliest. Dr Jarlath Henderson will already have the assembled masses.. read more →
THE TEUCHTARS DO…. In the halcyon days of early Ceòl Cholasa there was to be found a concert like no other. A concert featuring a wealth of local performers, absolute beginners to battle weary troubadours. A concert where the audience could themselves become the star. A concert with strict rules and yet no rules at all… read more →
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“Thanks again for your immaculate hospitality during our stay. 5 Star.”— Gordon (Gaberlunzie)
“Many many thanks for such a great festival and a perfect weekend. It all felt so laid back and as if it all happened by chance. It takes a huge amount of work to achieve that ‘just happened’ feeling.”— Rachel Clarke