Located at the Gaelic College in St. Ann’s, the licensed Festival Club offers an opportunity for artists to showcase in a more informal setting, as well as get a session in with friends and colleagues from near and far.
Everyone’s favourite Cape Breton girl is home to open the festival and share her island with friends from Shetland, Jamaica, Manitoba and Quebec. Be prepared for surprises!
An afternoon of wool dying for all ages using natural materials in the setting of a pioneer history museum. Pre-registration required.
Enjoy a taste of Cape Breton culture, listen to some tunes, and get some information on Celtic Colours events.
An informal afternoon for players to share tunes and songs. Bring your instruments. Listeners welcome.
John Gibson discusses Cape Breton Step Dance and the importance of the Nova Scotia Gaidhealtachd to its study.
Artist Patricia MacNeil weaves the past into the present with this exhibit.
Homemade fishcakes and baked beans with brown bread, biscuits, dessert, and tea or coffee.