- At the Tiki Room at the Tranzac - 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto
- 7:30-11:00 p.m.
- The Bean an Taigh this month is Trish MacNeil!
Come out to speak and learn Gaelic, enjoy cultural fun and activities, share a story, song or dance and help grow our Gaelic community together.
Minimum $5 donation, additional donation towards costs accepted. There will be door prizes, snacks will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own; a cash bar is also available. Bring your instruments, wear your dancing shoes and share the richness of our Gaelic culture together!
The Gaelic Society Ceilidhs will occur on the third Friday of every month: August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20
The advance registration price for Canan agus Oran goes to April 21 2018.
After that it will be full price.
Take advantage of the savings now !
The Gaelic Society of Toronto and the University of Toronto Celtic Studies Program will be holding a day of Gaelic language and song for learners of Scottish Gaelic on Saturday May 5th 2018.
The guest teachers for this date are as follows:
The Canan agus Òran day will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street (Saint Michael’s College, University of Toronto), Toronto Ontario. The day will comprise of language classes and a song workshop.
Classes will be offered at the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. Should there be enough interest, a Beginner II (between beginner and intermediate) session will also be offered.
Please plan to join us afterwards for a social/ceilidh, location TBD.
General: $40 – earlybird fee of $27 by April 21 2018
Non-U of T students: $20 – earlybird fee of $15 by April 21 2018
U of T students and native Gaelic speakers: FREE
If you're a U of T student attending for free, please fill out the registration form so we can accommodate you properly!
How to register:
1. Print off form here and mail completed form with cheque
2. Fill out online registration form here and pay via credit card or PayPal
For more information: Contact Lorrie at (905) 844-4908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Please note: Small processing fee has been added for online payments
The Gaelic Society of Toronto & The Companions of The Quaich present...
Very Special Malt Whisky Tasting & Dinner Fundraiser Event
(Proceeds to The Gaelic Society of Toronto)
Our lecturer is renowned Gaelic scholar and musician Gillebrìde MacMillan from the University of Glasgow - notable for his appearance as Gwyllyn the Bard on the popular television series Outlander, based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon.
The 137th Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday October 21, 2017.
11:00 - 12:00: Join us for social hour with coffee, tea and light refreshments.
12:00 - 3:00 (approx) AGM - Members will review initiatives of the previous year, set priorities for the upcoming year, address Society business, and vote in a new Board of Directors.
August 2017 was a banner month for Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto! Between concerts, games & the big leadership conference, our volunteers were happily busy building the bonds of community across the GTA!
Join the Gaelic Society of Toronto
On Saturday, September 16th
From 2pm - till you go home!
At Lake Couchiching Park, Orillia
This is a chance to meet members and share in our rich Gaelic Culture.
You will learn a few Gaelic phrases, sing Gaelic songs, dance to traditional music, and compete for prizes in friendly games.
Bring 'your kit' and enjoy a swim in the lake. Also bring chairs, food, portable BBQs, and musical instruments.
This is a FREE event!
GILLEBRÌDE Mac 'IlleMhaoil / GILLEBRÌDE MacMILLAN
Presented by Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto / The Gaelic Society of Toronto
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 ~ The Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St, Toronto, ON M5A 2W6
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Join Gillebride MacMillan for an intermediate/advanced Scottish Gaelic class. Phrases, idioms, vocabulary and specific grammar points will be covered in this interactive session. There will also be plenty of time for Gaelic conversation. Siuthad!
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Gillebrìde MacMillan will teach a range of traditional Scottish Gaelic songs. Pronunciation tips, translations and historical background of the songs will be provided. No previous knowledge of Gaelic required - just a willingness to sing with gusto! Siuthad!
On the evening of Thursday, 22 June 2017, Michael MacMillan and his wife, Cathy Spoel, welcomed us warmly to their home in Forest Hill, Toronto.
Bella, their Westie, was excited to introduce herself to us all while Michael immediately offered us a glass of wine from his own orchard, Closson Chase, in Prince Edward County.
We made our way to their back patio where we were met by gorgeous silver trays of dainty sandwiches, canapes, vegetables and fruit trays plus delectable pastries.
Steeped Tea Fundraiser & Book Sale
We held a Steeped Tea event and book sale on Saturday March 4th hosted by Steeped Tea rep and Gaelic Society member Kim Graham. We tried tasty teas and browsed books! $172 in Gaelic language resources were purchased and thanks to our volunteer tea sellers, $216 was raised for the Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto. Thanks to Kim and to our tea merchants!e to edit.
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