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Join us in June for a fun-filled, family get-together celebrating the Gaelic language!

It will be a weekend packed with fun activities. Check out the line up below to see what we have in store!

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Saturday 10th June

Circus skills & Story telling - Learn circus skills with Ariel Killick, an award-winning Scots Gaelic performance artist. (www.independentstateofhappiness.com) Be enthralled by her magical, interactive storytelling in the Birks forest right here in Aberfeldy!

Craft workshop - Ribbons, bells, flags, bits and bobs! Create a fun streamer, flag or mask for our colourful parade to the castle ceilidh!

Music workshops - Our music workshops will be provided by Eilidh Cormack, a gold medallist who performed at this year's Celtic Connections and Hamish MacLeod, a guitarist who established the 'Gaeltronica' band INYAL.

Dance workshops - The ceilidh band Contra-alt-delete will be on hand to get the children warmed up and well practiced so they can show off their dance moves at the evening ceilidh.

BBQ and Family Ceilidh - Early evening BBQ at the Chraggs followed by a short parade to the famous Castle Menzies to dance the night away with ceilidh band Contra-alt-delete.


Sunday 11th June

Outdoor activities - Fun in the forest with bushcraft skills and den building with Spòrs Gàidhlig.

Cinema - Sit back and relax in The Birks Cinema Aberfeldy after a fun packed weekend.


*All childrens activities will be delivered in Gaelic. All activities are in Aberfeldy within walking distance.



ITINERARY

Saturday 10th June

(Group 1) – Primary 1 - 4

(Group 2) – Primary 4 - 7

(All)

TOWN HALL

9.00 (All) Welcome and registration

9.30 – 10.30 (Group 1) Circus Workshop

(Group 2) Music Workshop

10.30 – 11.00 (All) Break – teas, coffees and juice

11.00 – 12.30 (Group 2) Circus workshop

11.00 - 12.00 (Group 1) Music Workshop

9.30 - 12.30 (All) Crafts workshop, songs and music

12.30 – 13.30 (All) Lunch break – no lunch supplied. Please bring your own packed lunch

THE BIRKS WOODS CAR PARK

13.30 -14.15 (Group 1) Story Telling with Ariel Killick

14.30 -15.30 (Group 2) Alphabet Story with Ariel Killick

AILEAN CHRAGGAN HOTEL

16.30 -18.30 (All) BBQ – food included with ticket, drinks available to buy

18.30-18.45 (All) Walk to Castle entrance gate

18.45-19.00 (All) Parade to castle from entrance gate with Ariel Killick

CASTLE MENZIES

19.00-22.00 (All) Ceilidh BYOB, cups and children's squash supplied.


Sunday, 11th June

WEEM WOODS CAR PARK

10.00-14.00 - (All) Orienteering - adults must accompany their children

BIRKS CINEMA

12.30 Gruffallo and Gruffallos child - (All) Gaelic films







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