30 Mar 2015
March 30, 2015

Welcome to Ceòl Cholasa 2015

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17th to 20th September 2015 will see Colonsay celebrating it’s 8th Music Festival. Over the past 7 years, thanks to the hard work of the Islanders and the generosity of the artists Colonsay has consistently managed to attract Scotland’s finest musicians to the smallest (and we think best) festival in the land. It’s a tribute.. read more →

“We all had a splendid time and I know that Ceòl Cholasa is up there amongst our top festival experiences. It didn’t even end when we left the island – there was a great session in the ferry bar on the way across with the highlight being Ross Cooper and Joy Dunlop dancing the Canadian.. read more →

20 Sep 2014
September 20, 2014

Ceòl Cholasa 2014

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Just a small selection of the pics form 2014, when we very successfully returned to a four day festival. The atmosphere this year was better than ever, helped mainly by the some truly humble, warm and incredibly talented artists, many of whom joined us in the festival club into the wee sma’ hours. A real.. read more →

20 Sep 2013
September 20, 2013

Ceòl Cholasa 2013

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The festival organisers are indebted to Cathie MacDonald and Alan Davis for these memories of the 2013 running of Ceòl Cholasa. If you have any pics you’d like to share then get in touch with Keith. read more →

27 Sep 2012
September 27, 2012

Ceòl Cholasa 2012

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The festival organisers are indebted to Cathie MacDonald and Alan Davis for these memories of the 2012 running of Ceòl Cholasa. If you have any pics you’d like to share then get in touch with Keith. And why not check out Rachel Hendry’s video from Ceòl 2012?! read more →

27 Sep 2011
September 27, 2011

Ceòl Cholasa 2011

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The festival organisers are indebted to Cathie MacDonald and Alan Davis for these memories of the 2011 running of Ceòl Cholasa. If you have any pics you’d like to share then get in touch with Keith. And here’s a link to Hughie McNeil’s review of the 2011 Festival. read more →

27 Sep 2010
September 27, 2010

Ceòl Cholasa 2010

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Here’s 40 of almost 1000 photos we have from this year’s event. Hopefully they capture the fun, excitement and spirit of our wee festival. Have a look and feel free to comment on them. We also welcome any photos that you the festival goers may have taken, so why not fire them off in the.. read more →

27 Sep 2009
September 27, 2009

Ceòl Cholasa 2009

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Such was the overwhelming success of the inaugural event, Pedie and Keith felt that it could never be as good again and there was certainly a temptation to not even try. Word of Ceòl Cholasa had however reached the ears of musicians all over the UK and the boys suddenly found that booking big name.. read more →

27 Sep 2008
September 27, 2008

Ceòl Cholasa 2008

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Ah, the very first festival. The months of frantic planning, the sleepless nights and the last minute panicking. How young we were. Amazingly the whole thing went off without a hitch. Superb performances from Kathleen MacInnes and co, Rallion, Karine Polwart and The Anna Massie Band ensured the inaugural event was a huge success. Thursday.. read more →