ROYAL NATIONAL MOD FRINGE

Written by on 21/09/2019

Alongside the main competitions The Mòd Fringe returns with a jam-packed programme filled with ceilidhs, concerts, sports and more. One of the highlights of this year’s Fringe is the Celtic Praise event, taking place at Princes Square from 7:30pm on Sunday 13th October, and is a unique opportunity to enjoy a feast of lively Gospel singing by Gaelic and English-speaking gospel choirs. ‘The Final Fling’, rounds off the Mòd week with an exciting evening of live music from Skerryvore and Trail West, two of the best traditional bands in Scotland, at the Barrowlands on Friday 18th October, from 7pm.

Dihaoine 11mh Dàmhair Friday 11th October 8.30 pm Free George Square Fosgladh Poblach Mòd Ghlaschu 2019 Mòd Ghlaschu 2019 Launch: Public Cèilidh

Disathairne 12mh Dàmhair Saturday 12th October From 11am Free Glasgow Green Football Centre Dhisàthairne Làn Spòrs Super Saturday of Sport An action-packed day of fun and sport on Glasgow Green; children’s fun and games (am), new women’s football and shinty matches, men’s football, shinty and international hurling (pm),

8:00pm Glasgow University Union Ceilidh Dhisàthairne Làn Spòrs Super Saturday Cèilidh The day is rounded off with a lively cèilidh with music from the fantastic Beinn Lee, along with presentation of the prizes from the Super Saturday Competitions

7:30pm

 | £14/£7

City Halls, Albion Street, Glasgow

Cuirm Ar Cànan ‘s ar Ceòl – ar Baile, Glaschu

‘Our Language, our Music – our Glasgow’ Concert

Curated by young Glasgow Gaels themselves, this major headline Concert celebrates and showcases the outstanding skill and talent of past and present pupils at Sgoil Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu, and the remarkable success of Gaelic Medium Education in the city. Curated by young Glasgow Gaels themselves, this major headline Concert celebrates and showcases the outstanding skill and talent of past and present pupils at Sgoil Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu, and the remarkable success of Gaelic Medium Education in the city.

Didòmhnaich 23mh Dàmhair

Sunday 13th October

2:30pm

 | Free

St Andrew’s Cathedral, Broomielaw, Glasgow

Seirbheis Ghàidhlig Uil’-eaglaiseil

Ecumenical Gaelic Service

An Ecumenical Gaelic service, held in St Andrew’s Cathedral on the Broomielaw, led by Fr. Ross Crichton and Rev Donald Michael MacInnes, to give thanks and prayers for a successful Mòd.   Followed by free refreshments served in Eyre Hall, adjacent to Cathedral

Diluain 14mh Dàmhair

Monday 14th October

8pm

 | £14 / £10 (concession)

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Lorg Ghlaschu

In search of the Dear Green Place

Under Mary Ann Kennedy’ creative direction a group of performers celebrate Glasgow’s roots, its Gaelic place-names, it’s history and its people, in a delightful, informative evening of music, story and song.

Dimàirt 15mh Dàmhair

Tuesday 15th October

7:30pm

 | £20/£16 Concession rate

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Cuim Ceòl Òr Ghlaschu

Glasgow Gold Concert

This unmissable night to remember brings together an unparalleled line-up of some of Scotland’s and Ireland’s most renowned singers and musicians – including many Mòd Gold Medal winners – celebrating together the rich, flourishing Celtic culture they share

Diardaoin 17mh Dàmhair

Thursday 17th October

8:15pm

 | £10/£8 Concession rate

Victoria Bar, Tron Theatre

Ciaradh na h-Oidhche Taigh Cèilidh

‘The Dimming of the Day’ House-cèilidh

Diardaoin 17mh Dàmhair

Thursday 17th October

A rare and precious opportunity to experience an all-Gaelic, authentic house-cèilidh in the company of some of Gaeldom’s most accomplished young singers, musicians and storytellers.

Dihaoine 18mh Dàmhair

Friday 18th October

Doors from 7pm

 | £25

Barrowlands, 244 Gallowgate, Glasgow G4 0TT

Ho-ro Gheallaidh mu Dheireadh

The Final Fling

Rounding off Mòd week with a high-octane evening of live music from two of Scotland’s biggest and best traditional bands, Skerryvore and Trail West, and special guests – where the audience will dance and party as only Gaels can!

Disathairne 19mh Dàmhair

Saturday 19th October

10:30am

 | Free

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Co-Chòisirean

Massed Choirs Performance

An open invitation to join the massed choirs of Gaeldom in glorious voice, on the famous steps of the Concert Hall – a fitting finale to Mòd Ghlaschu 2019, and a look ahead to 2020 in Inverness  

More information on the Fringe programme for 2019 can be found online: https://modghlaschu2019.com/glasgow-mod-2019/events-programme/


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